Gawker is shocked to discover that, rather than chat about politics, Slate’s female writers, left to their own devices, talk mostly “about cleaning and babies.”
Equally shocking? Kids will say stuff they aren’t supposed to say:
Emily Yoffe also does some research close to home: “The other day I was talking to my sixth-grade daughter about school and I asked her who the smartest kids in her class were. She listed a bunch of boys. ‘What about the girls?’ I asked. ‘There are lots of smart girls, but they’re not the smartest.'” Boy, it is so hard to tell where the line between ‘honest observation’ and ‘stereotype reinforcement’ lies, isn’t it?