Man put in charge of feminist movement

December 3, 2007

The Buck stops here.
clipped from www.theonion.com

McGowan

Head feminist “Buck” McGowan leads a march on Washington for women’s rights.

WASHINGTON—After decades spent battling gender discrimination and inequality in the workplace, the feminist movement underwent a high-level shake-up last month, when 53-year-old management consultant Peter “Buck” McGowan took over as new chief of the worldwide initiative for women’s rights.

McGowan, who now oversees the group’s day-to-day operations, said he “couldn’t be happier” to bring his ambition, experience, and no-nonsense attitude to his new role as the nation’s top feminist.
McGowan, who was selected from a pool of roughly 150 million candidates, made eliminating sexual harassment his first priority

“And don’t get me started on how disorganized and scatterbrained their old fundraising methods were,” McGowan added. “Let’s just say the movement never really had a head for numbers.”

The whole movement just seems more legitimate with Buck in charge,” leading feminist Gloria Steinem said at a gala dinner Friday
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