Conservative radio host Dana Loesch claimed modern-day feminism is all about “making women feel like they can’t survive without the government’s assistance” while guest hosting the Glenn Beck Program Monday.
“I would know, because I was one of ’em,” she said.
Loesch proceeded to share the moving story behind why she rejected “liberal feminist dis-empowerment” in 2001 because “I grew tired of these people telling me that as a woman, I wasn’t strong enough to raise a child in my circumstances.”
She got pregnant as a “broke, unwed student from a single parent household,” she said. And not broke like “wearing last season’s clothes,” broke, Loesch added. “Broke like I can see through the rust hole in the back passenger side of my Buick.”
But all she heard from her liberal college, friends, and role models was, “You have a choice! You have a choice!”
After Loesch made the choice to have the baby, she said “not a single one” of her liberal friends was encouraging or supportive.
How many women today are making their choices in an environment where they’re exclusively exposed to such people, she asked?
“Mentally, I said screw this, I can do it,” Loesch said. “Twelve years later not only did I do it — I did it pretty well.”
She credits faith in God and herself and a man who stepped up, her now-husband, Chris Loesch.
“Men: do not allow yourselves to be emasculated,” Loesch remarked. “To let an entire generation die away because you didn’t feel it was your place to step up and speak out…Fight back! Your sons need you, your daughters need you, your wives and your girlfriends need you.”
Watch the entire clip below (relevant comments come at around 8:45).
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