There’s more high-level estrogen floating around this week than we can handle. Reading this week’s TIME cover story Shapiro, Bair, and Warren: Female Sheriffs of Wall Street, we also note that Washington state governor Chris Gregoire has joined the list of candidates to fill Elena Kagan’s job as Solicitor General, assuming that Kagan is confirmed.
Get me plush chair to sit down in and maybe fan myself. No, I’m not having a hot flash.
Lurking around Forbes, the WSJ, Fortune, Bloomberg, we note that the common response to ‘the boys club created this financial mess all by themselves” is that women behave by the same testosterone-infused principles when they’re running things.
Always the boys drag out Golda Meir and Margaret Thatcher to make their case. On occasion Queen Elizabeth I is also dredged up as proof that women are just as power-hungry and corrupt as men.