The Phyllis Schafly legacy

Phyllis Schafly is the godmother of the current conservative movement.

phyllis_schaflyWhen the death of Phyllis Schafly was announced, there was plenty of “Ding, dong! The witch is dead!” sentiment. I understood the feeling, though, and it wasn’t only because she was the antithesis of everything I believed about equal rights for women, being the leader of the successful anti-Equal Rights Amendment faction in the 1970s.

I had started reading Chris Mooney’s 2012 book, “The Republican Brain: the Science of Why They Deny Science – and Reality” Continue reading “The Phyllis Schafly legacy”