Can Islamists Be Feminists?

Can Islamists Be Feminists?

The feminist movement whether it was back in the late 60’s or today in 2017, has nothing to do with the empowerment of women or their rights.  Ignoring the human rights violations visited upon women and girls around the world, today’s feminist movement is steeped in hypocrisy and a weapon to be wielded against opposing factions for the benefit of unhinged far left extremists.

Front Page Magazine by Daniel Greenfield

Linda Sarsour, an Islamist organizer of the Women’s March, announced that Jewish women couldn’t be feminists. At least not so long as they continued to be Zionists and believe that Jews have the right to a country. But a better question might be whether an Islamist like Linda Sarsour can be a feminist.

Sarsour had tweeted defenses of Saudi Arabia’s Islamic treatment of women. Worried about Saudi Arabia not letting women drive? “10 weeks of PAID maternity leave in Saudi Arabia. Yes PAID. And ur worrying about women driving. Puts us to shame.”

Maternity leave is a bad joke in an Islamic State where large numbers of jobs are closed to women. Even if they could drive to work or leave the house. Meanwhile in Zionist Israel, women have 14 weeks of paid maternity leave. And they can actually drive to work. They can even drive tanks and fly fighter jets.

Puts Linda Sarsour, her leftist enablers and Saudi Arabia to shame. Or least it ought to.

But the left has chosen to define feminism by Islamism. If being forced to wear a hijab is feminist, an Israeli woman defending her people with a gun must be sexist. Being tracked so that your male guardian gets a text message when you try to leave the country, as in Saudi Arabia, is feminist. But women of all races and religions running their own lives in Israelis must be sexist[…]

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