Whilst the Liberal Democrats involve themselves in the inevitable bloodbath that is to follow possible legal action by the Liberal peer, Lord Rennard, feminist activists are using the whole affair as an excuse to advance their own damaging agenda.
TheOpinionSite.org has never been a great supporter of feminists or the politically engineered advancement of women based on gender rather than ability.
The political feminist agenda which was imported from the United States and championed by Tony Blair when he became Prime Minister has resulted in many women entering politics in the UK without first having experienced anything of real life.
Many of those who are now female MPs came straight from university to Parliament as administrative assistants to MPs and then progressed through the political ranks until being selected as Parliamentary candidates.
Many of the worst policy decisions made by New Labour and the present coalition administration have been led by ambitious women who have no objective other than their own advancement.
When Lord Rennard was accused by several female Liberal Democrat activists of inappropriate touching and of sexual harassment, such was the venom seeping from the fangs of these highly ambitious women that the police were involved and a criminal investigation pursued.
The police found that there was no case to answer; the women concerned – no doubt anxious to jump on the sexual abuse bandwagon that has been rolling in the UK for the last 20 years – decided that this was not good enough and that further action was necessary.
Presumably hoping for a different outcome, they insisted that the Liberal Democrat party should undertake its own investigation.
Again, the investigation found that there was insufficient evidence to support the allegations made against Lord Rennard. The report into the incident did however “recommend” that the peer should make an apology, presumably for what he had allegedly done.
Lord Rennard’s response was forthright and extremely clear: He had no intention of apologising as he had done nothing wrong.
The Liberal Democrat leader, Nick Clegg has today admitted that the party mishandled the whole affair but still defended his own demand that Lord Rennard should apologise.
TheOpinionSite.org suggests that Mr Clegg’s attitude and approach to this matter demonstrates – perhaps more clearly than anything else in this whole sorry affair – that Mr Clegg is completely and utterly dominated by the feminist agenda; along with most other male politicians who share the same weakness.
With the Home Secretary, the Director of Public Prosecutions, the shadow Home Secretary, various chief constables and the heads of various children’s charities all being women, it is a fact that policy and policy direction in all the three main parties has been fatally skewed towards a protectionist agenda.
Whereas individuals were once expected to be robust and to deal with the inevitable unfortunate events that affect everybody as they go through life, nowadays everyone is required to be ‘protected’ from everything.
Not only does this apply to children – who are nowadays best regarded as being a protected species – but also to adults, be they in the 18 to 25 age bracket or much older.
Even more astonishing however is the gross hypocrisy of these nasty, vindictive and avaricious feminists.
These women demand equality with men both in the workplace and in life generally but at the same time demand that men become subservient to the delicate nature of the female psyche.
To put it another way, women involved in politics and business cannot expect to be treated the same way as men unless those women are prepared to accept the occasional smack in the mouth that life delivers.
In short, they can’t have it both ways; if they want equality, they must take the rough with the smooth – and that includes going up against men who will not give in to feminism.
Lord Rennard, in the view of TheOpinionSite.org at least, is absolutely right not only to refuse to apologise for something that he has not done but is also right to take any action necessary to expose the hypocrisy and weakness of the Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg.
Any political fallout from the complete mismanagement of this sorry saga must be laid at Mr Clegg’s doorstep.
It is Clegg himself who has buckled under the feminist pressure – in exactly the same way as David Cameron and Ed Miliband have done – and not his party. Clegg cannot therefore expect those who see this feminist driven policy machine as being dangerous to keep quiet any longer.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, there is in our opinion an interesting parallel between the women involved in the Lord Rennard allegations and those giving evidence in the trials of the Coronation Street actor, Bill Roache and other celebrities. It is a parallel that feminists will probably not want exposed for all to see:
Under cross examination, several of the witnesses in the Bill Roache trial have started to show great weaknesses in their evidence, often citing poor memory or inaccurate recall as the reason for conflicting recollections of the past.
Several of theses witnesses have claimed that had they known what would happen to them in court, they would not have come forward in the first place. In other words, they were not expecting to be robustly questioned by defence counsel and have their weaknesses exposed for all to see.
The women concerned also claimed they did not come forward when the alleged offences were committed – some 40 years ago in some cases – because they were ‘too frightened to do so’.
They also insist that whatever the flaws in their evidence, “These things happened… whatever you may think.”
The women involved in the Lord Rennard saga also took their time to come forward; about 10 years.
When asked why they did not come forward sooner, a similar explanation was offered and again, they were ‘too frightened’ to say anything.
It has of course become today’s norm for people to come marching forward many years after an alleged event was supposed to have taken place – often with compensation in mind – and for them to be believed even before anything has been proven.
With the alleged victim being automatically and unquestionably believed, it is of course implicit that the alleged perpetrator must be guilty, whether the evidence supports that view not.
The women in the Roache trial have so far claimed that their allegations must be true and that they ‘have no reason to lie’.
The women in the Lord Rennard affair say much the same thing, particularly that they have no reason to lie; yet all these female antagonists have every reason to lie as they stand to collect not insignificant amounts of compensation should they choose to pursue such recompense for the alleged sins of others.
Those accusing celebrities of inappropriate behaviour have, almost without exception, claims lawyers working for them; those accusing Lord Rennard have not categorically ruled out pursuing compensation for what they say he has done to them. There is no difference.
Perhaps the greatest tragedy of all is that whereas in the past people dealt with the upsets of life and quite naturally put them behind them, nowadays people are not permitted to do any such thing; even if it is the best thing to do.
In the new feminist-driven order everyone is automatically a victim and every sin must be punished and paid for – preferably in cash.
TheOpinionSite.org believes that for the sake of democracy and civilised society, the ever expanding and more and more dangerous feminist ‘protectionist’ movement must at the very least be slowed and preferably halted altogether.
It is absurd to say that men and women are equal; they are not.
Men and women are totally different, both physically and in their psychological make-up. In no way are they equal and no amount of social or political engineering will change that.
Both men and women have their own distinctive strengths and weaknesses and both these qualities should be recognised in the workplace and especially, given that it affects us all, in their work in Parliament and public offices throughout the land.
To do otherwise is to invite a similar society to that that exists in the United States of America, purportedly the ‘Land of the Free‘ but which is in fact one of the most repressed and controlled societies on the planet.
Repression is of course good for politicians but extremely bad for citizens.
The obsequious and iniquitous ‘political correctness‘ that now permeates British society came directly from the United States where it has inevitably caused huge damage to families, businesses and national policies.
Cameron, Miliband and Clegg should not seek to emulate the Americans, however much they may be driven to do so for the sake of cheap votes from the feminist lobby.
All female shortlists for British political parties must never be allowed for if they are, true democracy – which relies on individuals being able to honestly express what they feel, especially in the Parliamentary chamber – will come to a very sticky end very quickly.
TheOpinionSite.org wishes Lord Rennard the very best in his battle against the feminist protectionists who seek to control every policy put forward by government in the UK.
For the record, we also make no apology whatsoever for upsetting any of our feminist readers, all of whom are welcome to comment below if they feel so inclined to do so. The present writer will not feel himself to be a victim by what may be said!
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