When Good Women Take Charge, Great Things Happen

SHARING SHARON
6 min readJul 25, 2020
Image by Mohamed Hassan on Pixabay

Female sensibility and leadership prove to be superior to that of many male counterparts in our modern world. A recent example of such was demonstrated by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) (NY) in response to Ted Yoho’s (FL)boorish conduct toward her on the steps of the United States Capitol Building. While Yoho denies that he did anything wrong, this CNBC article outlines what is more likely to be the truth.

By Franmarie Metzler; U.S. House Office of Photography

Whether or not you agree with her policy or politics, AOC’s message needs to be repeated over and over and over again.

For far too long, men have tread upon women while other men stood by in silent support. Silent support caused by simple fear. Fear of losing the slippery grip they’ve had on society for hundreds of years.

The time has come for those who do not accept responsibility for their own behaviour to be buried in the dinosaur pit with other misogynistic, privileged men.

Although incomplete, here is a brief list of female leaders brilliantly governing their regions in enviable form:

  • Jacinda Ardern — Prime Minister, New Zealand
  • Sanna Marin — Prime Minister, Finland
  • Angela Merkel — Chancellor of Germany
  • Erna Solberg — Prime Minister, Norway
  • Portland Yellow Shirt Wall of Moms — Portland Oregon, USA

The Wall of Moms demonstrates insightful, courageous leadership by protecting peaceful protesters from US federal police of questionable authority. What are federal, un-badged, unnamed police doing in Portland anyway? They were not invited to enter the city, and Mayor Ted Wheeler demanded they leave, but Trump refused to call off his dogs.

From NPR: Portland’s Mayor Ted Wheeler called the actions an attack on democracy and has demanded that the Trump administration remove the federal agents from his city.

If that doesn’t make you sit up and take notice of the complete CRAZY coming out of the White House, you are sleeping too soundly. The orange clown has indicated he’s having…

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SHARING SHARON

Observer of life. In most cases, there is always more to the story.