The sad thing is, this rot has even infiltrated Christian elementary schools; back in 2009, I learned that children were being taught in my local denominational school that it was okay for girls to hit boys, but not for boys to hit girls. I told the young children who were telling me this that nobody should be hitting anyone, and that their teachers were wrong.
David Marcus has a new post up at The Federalist demonstrating that modern conservativism is feminism with a chivalrous cherry on top. From We Must Still Keep Teaching Our Boys They Must Never Hit Girls (emphasis mine):
Several years ago while at a barbecue, an old friend who is a liberal feminist and I were watching my 4-year-old son play with her 4-year-old daughter. Eventually there was some dispute over a water gun that led to shoving. Almost simultaneously my friend cried out “No shrinking violets” to her daughter as I yelled “We don’t hit girls” to my son.
It was an interesting moment, because I realized that my friend was absolutely right to teach her daughter not to back down from confrontations with boys. But I also knew that I was right to tell my son not to push or hit girls. These two ideas are both correct…
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