In response to Andrew Cadman: The rise of women MPs and the fall of Parliament,
Busy Mum wrote:
Being ruled – badly – by women is the punishment we all get for insisting that ‘we will not have this Man to rule over us’.
James Chilton wrote:
Women have always had influence in politics and society – at least in Christian nations. On the domestic scene: Anyone who has read Chaucer’s Wife of Bath will know how a so-called ‘strong woman’, even in medieval times, could torment and terrorise her husband.
The indirect rule and emotional blackmail of women has been resisted by men throughout the ages, and for good reason. However, the direct rule of modern women is an ideological development. Feminist heads are stuffed with theoretical nonsense about the natural behaviour of men.
The times are out of joint, and men will have to put them right, sooner or later.