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Palin Is 'the Perfect Feminist’

Says Victoria Jackson, former SNL cast member
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 16, 2010 10:49 AM CDT
Palin Is 'the Perfect Feminist’
Comedian Victoria Jackson sings a song during a tea party rally in Buffalo, NY on Monday, April 12, 2010.   (AP Photo/David Duprey)

(Newser) – Victoria Jackson—you might remember her from her time on Saturday Night Live—declares Sarah Palin "the perfect feminist" in a column on Andrew Breitbart's Big Hollywood. Palin "is beautiful, thin, even athletic, successful, happily married, a good mother and a grandmother. She’s got it all—everything those Suffragettes were fighting for back in 1920. Not only can she vote, she got voted for! And, she was a great Governor," Jackson writes.

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Jackson loves "the way the Palins navigate Sarah’s fame," always looking like they're "on a date" at events, where Todd Palin watches his wife "shine," and then embraces her "back into the SUV of safety. That is Feminism. A feminine woman achieving goals with the blessing of her man," she writes. "Feminism. Such a strange word. When I hear it I first think of the most masculine and angry women, women with not a shred of femininity. Funny how words are. Then, I think of the meaning they want it to hold. And that word is Sarah Palin." For more on Palin—including Jon Stewart's latest rant about her—click here.
(Read more Victoria Jackson stories.)

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