Letter: Blame disinterest and apathy, not women

Graphic by Lori Deaton

How does a feminist even begin to respond to this misogyny [“Changes Forced on Civic Clubs Yield Leadership Decline,” Oct. 10, Xpress]?

Has it ever occurred to Anthony E. Ponder that the dwindling membership in service organizations has to do with disinterest and apathy on the part of males and their participation, rather than the drivel of female joiners? Right, why not blame the women?

And as to the Constitution — had women been involved, we might not still be arguing over whose and what rights hold more importance.

I am mightily offended, sir.

— Margot Kornfeld
Asheville

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2 thoughts on “Letter: Blame disinterest and apathy, not women

  1. Ll Warren

    Misogyny, patronising, clueless ruling class.. Sad they never read Father Greg Boyle.
    “if you want to help the poor, ask them what they need. ”

    This town is apathetic because it is, like our country, self absorbed.
    I’ve been offended upon since I moved herei agree with the letter writer.. If women had been involved, perhaps respect for all rights would be respected.

    I’m thrilled to find I’m Cherokee, a Nation originally matriarchal.
    Men have never solved issues, just exacerbated them.

    The ruling class are insular and insane.
    Same behavior for two thousand years.
    I pity their stupidity.
    Obfuscating human potential while patting yourself on the back.. Is why the service to others model these insane rich perpetuates never empowers, only creates CO-opted people

  2. Lillian Warren

    That’s Asheville. Phony pseudo liberals who obfuscate human rights.
    Martin Luther King rolls over in his grave when this scandal ridden pretentious town is mention.
    I’m beyond offended..
    Civil rights lawsuits to come

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