Perhaps. But there are millions of women in the upper middle class and the culture they create and reflect affects everyone. Besides, Slaughter deserves some credit for honesty. As she recounts in the piece, when she mentioned to a friend that she was considering writing that women can't have...
PS: Career "self fulfillment", nice cars in the driveway, a big house and expensive vacations each year don't even compare to the importance of rearing and guiding our kids to grow into productive, well adjusted and confident adults of good character. My wife is better than I in so many ways. She doesn't feel oppressed, and she'd tell hard-Left feminists to shove off and stick their ideology in an uncomfortable place. :-)
Anne-Marie Slaughter's eye-catching Atlantic article, "Why Women Still Can't Have It All," is being greeted with a certain reverse snobbery. We've been reminded that the choices and challenges of women with advanced degrees are hardly typical and not the sort of thing that should divert us from the problems of the middle class.
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