Activist finds silence on genital mutilation case depressing, predictable

Imagine what the American left would do if conservative Republican Christians engaged in a barbaric practice to mutilate little girls, to kill off their sexual desire while leaving them fertile when they come of age.

American feminists and their allies of the left would be outraged. Op-ed writers from establishment newspapers would seethe and a few, I suspect, would draw some link to the ascension of Donald Trump and angry white men.

“It’s all so very sad and depressing. I find this silence extremely painful,” renowned feminist and activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali told me in an interview. “It’s been inculcated into them (the left) not to engage. Read more here:

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