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Bossy First Lady: Ban the Word 'Bossy'

Posted by on Mar. 11, 2014 at 12:57 PM
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3.10.2014

First Lady Michelle Obama has added her voice to the movement, started by Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg and promoted by Girl Scouts USA, to ban the word 'bossy.'

According to her official Twitter account, the first lady is "encouraging girls to lead #BanBossy."

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“Every time you stretch your mind, you boost your confidence.” —The First Lady encouraging girls to lead



Speaking to ABC News, Sandberg, who authored the book Lean In to encourage "women to pursue their ambitions," offered that:

"Leadership is not bullying and leadership is not aggression"

Unfortunately, like Dan Savage and the anti-bullying bullies, the bossy women now trying to boss everyone into not saying the word "bossy" seem immune to the irony of their position. More and more, the left seems to equate the word "leadership" with following the crowd and doing only what is prescribed as politically correct.

She continues:

"Leadership is the expectation that you can use your voice for good."

And what is good? Whatever Sheryl Sandberg, Michelle Obama and the rest of our bosses on high say it is. Otherwise, your voice is officially banned.

by on Mar. 11, 2014 at 12:57 PM
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ZsMommy
by on Mar. 11, 2014 at 1:00 PM
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I saw the movement started yesterday...I chose to roll my eyes and walk away.

Succubus1987
by on Mar. 11, 2014 at 1:01 PM
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Debrowsky
by Gold Member on Mar. 11, 2014 at 1:03 PM
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oh my word,  this was perfect!   honestly when will this woman stop.  can we get a a shirt with  'ban Michelle'  on it?

Billiejeens
by Ruby Member on Mar. 11, 2014 at 2:49 PM
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That's just uppity.

Debrowsky
by Gold Member on Mar. 11, 2014 at 4:33 PM
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uh-huh    uber uppity

Quoting Billiejeens:

That's just uppity.


Billiejeens
by Ruby Member on Mar. 11, 2014 at 4:34 PM
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 uh huh - almost thuggish.

Quoting Debrowsky:

uh-huh    uber uppity

Quoting Billiejeens:

That's just uppity.

 

 

Debrowsky
by Gold Member on Mar. 11, 2014 at 4:35 PM
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that's more like it.

Quoting Billiejeens:

 uh huh - almost thuggish.

Quoting Debrowsky:

uh-huh    uber uppity

Quoting Billiejeens:

That's just uppity.




Canvas_says
by Silver Member on Mar. 11, 2014 at 8:03 PM
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 lol don't call someone bossy, but by all means make derogatory statements regarding Sarah Palin or any other strong conservative woman.

SallyMJ
by Ruby Member on Mar. 11, 2014 at 8:27 PM
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Sounds angry to me.

Quoting Billiejeens:

 uh huh - almost thuggish.

Quoting Debrowsky:

uh-huh    uber uppity

Quoting Billiejeens:

That's just uppity.




SallyMJ
by Ruby Member on Mar. 11, 2014 at 8:28 PM
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Ironic, isn't it? Call Sarah Palin a moron all you want, but don't dare call a woman bossy, says our First Boss.

Quoting Canvas_says:

 lol don't call someone bossy, but by all means make derogatory statements regarding Sarah Palin or any other strong conservative woman.


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