08 Feb '12, 7pm

Golf &Breast Cancer - A Komen Update

Golf &Breast Cancer - A Komen Update

I read the sentence a couple more times to make sure I understood its hostage metaphor. In my opinion, someone takes a hostage in order to cause or promote an action. Like a cowboy movie, the villain takes a helpless female and demands a bounty for her freedom. So applying the hostage metaphor to the editorial, Planned Parenthood is the villain and breast cancer victims are hostages, and Susan G. Komen better ante up. Wrong! Planned Parenthood is not about breast cancer "victims." Planned Parenthood is not the place where women diagnosed with breast cancer - the cancer "victims" - come for treatment. Planned Parenthood is not a villain, victim or hostage. The hostage in this case is Nancy Brinker and the Komen Foundation. And the women who mobilized online and rallied against Brinker's decision recognized that it was the best way to insure that women would be free to pursu...

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