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These "ballbreakers", so the thinking goes, may find it easier to break through
But Dowd has been a relentless "gender nut," as Somerby puts it, painting Democratic men as effeminate Al Gore "practically lactating" and singing "I Feel Pretty" to himself and Democratic women as ballbreakers, shrews, mannish, or in the case of Dr. Judith Steinberg Dean, crunchy-granola and somehow not a woman because she did not participate in beauty rituals.
Now and forevermore, these Aussie ballbreakers will always be "Hard as a Rock."
It was a humorous eccentric family, full of girls ... all powerhouses ... without being ballbreakers.
Wish we had some ballbreakers in the GOP instead of wusses