Oh happy day! Post-feminist "social critic" Camille Paglia is taking your letters over at Salon! Well, "your" letters if "you" are the type of person who writes in to ask why, exactly, noted evil bitch Hillary Clinton only surrounds herself with "passive-aggressive, sadistic, mean, little, petty beta-male pieces of work who would not naturally succeed in a common male-type hierarchy." Paglia's response? That is a very, very good question. She herself has noticed that "the male staff who Hillary attracts are slick, geeky weasels or rancid, asexual cream puffs." Oh, but we've barely scraped the armchair-psychoanalytical surface!
Senator Clinton surrounds herself exclusively with sniveling girly-men (besides, we presume, her Alpha Dog husband?) because "Hillary is reconstituting the toxic hierarchy of her childhood household, with her on top instead of her drill-sergeant father," you see. This is incisive analysis! Maureen Dowd, eat your heart out!
The main reason Hillary Clinton is a terrible person, Paglia ventures, is because of her "sourly cynical, male-bashing megalomania," which is not to be mistaken for Camille Paglia's sourly cynical, woman-bashing megalomania.
(On page two, Paglia refers to Michelle Obama as "stylish, feisty, bare-knuckles", for what it's worth.)
Funniest part of this whole enterprise is that otherwise rabidly pro-Clinton Salon still needs Paglia to draw attention to herself. We'd still rather read her than Cary Tennis! [Salon]