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Know Your Neighbors: Sexism? Feminism? Words Have Meanings

Words have meanings. In the hyped-up atmosphere of the presidential campaign season, words are being used as political weapons—apparently assuming the audience is ignorant. I want to change that, particularly with regard to words like “sexist” and “feminist” and “enabler” and “abuse.” If a wife defends a philandering husband, is she an enabler? Not necessarily. […]