by Melanie Weiss

Grin and Wear It

If you squint, there is actually something to it — the “Don’t Blame, Don’t Complain” campaign. It appears to be sponsored by the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Program (JWRP), though it’s also being actively promoted by After all, individual lives might well be improved by looking on the bright side, at least once in a while. But, like every laundry detergent commercial ever created has taught us, even if a message could be universal and helpful, it’s worth noting when it seems like it’s being delivered only to women. To a feminist — to this feminist — that’s problematic.

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