Ivanka Drumpf thinks she is in Beauty and the Beast: more like Macbeth

"The notion that you are a voice for women should have been voided during the good ol’ “grab them by the pussy” days of the campaign. Now, with your father’s defence of disgraced Fox host Bill O’Reilly as “a good person” who shouldn’t have spent $13m settling sexual misconduct lawsuits, you need to cut the con job.

Of course, you are not the only practitioner of pretend feminism in Washington, but you’ve played the pro-woman card more ostentatiously than anyone. At the GOP convention in Cleveland, you wowed everyone, even those “enemies of the people” in the news media, with your paean to working moms. But your proposal for six weeks of paid maternity leave for new mothers won’t apply to new fathers, which almost every expert on gender pay equality believes is vital for women to stay on track and win promotion. They will certainly dissect every word of your upcoming book, Women Who Work: Rewriting the Rules for Success."

 

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Kathryn SwintJill Abramson