Carrol Cox wrote:
> It is absurd to
> equate personal "assertiveness" etc. to a political position. Feminism
> is nothing if it is not among other things a political position.
"Nothing if not among other things" does not rule out the personal, does
it? It was a feminist credo, during the late-20th-century wave, that the
personal is political. Personal assertiveness was, absurdly or not to you,
a part of that feminism.