I am one of those people incapable of winning a verbal argument, even if I am 100% right. There’s some sort of short circuit between my brain and my mouth that renders me useless in a public debate of any sort. However, as one of my high school social studies teachers infamously said to me, “You can write your way out of a sealed cardboard box.” The problem with putting your ideas, opinions, and arguments into writing, though, particularly with the advent of the internet, is that they become a matter of public record.
Hans Zeiger, a Republican running for the Washington State House of Representatives, has recently discovered this very notion.
The 25-year-old Zeiger, a writer and senior fellow at the American Civil Rights Union, is also an Eagle Scout … and a vocal opponent to the apparent feminist breeding ground that is the Girl Scouts of America.
According to Washington’s News Tribune , this is just one excerpt of many Zeiger pieces that have been removed at his request from public viewing:
One might wonder why the Girl Scouts have been spared the painful attacks that have been launched upon the Boy Scouts by the Left in recent years. The reasons are simple: the Girl Scouts allow homosexuals and atheists to join their ranks, and they have become a pro-abortion, feminist training corps. … If the Girl Scouts of America can’t get back to teaching real character, perhaps it will be time to look for our cookies elsewhere.
You know, I was a Girl Scout leader for several years. I don’t recall ever once encouraging my girls to play doctor naked, disavow God in any way, hate men on general principle, or prepare their bodies for multiple abortions.
We focused more on things like community service, personal responsibility for your actions (and I’m talking “don’t hit Susy back just because she hit you,” not “if you find yourself pregnant, go to Planned Parenthood and get an abortion … hell, get two or three”), a sense of girls not feeling oppressed because of their gender, and being …