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A conservative feminist group is questioning President Obama's decision to nominate former New York U.S. attorney Mary Jo White to head the Securities and Exchange Commission, claiming somewhat tongue in cheek that it has compiled a "binder full of women" who are better suited for the job.
"We, obviously, believe that women have a tremendous amount to offer the workforce," said Sabrina L. Schaeffer, executive director of the Independent Women's Forum. "But I would rather see a man or a purple polka-dotted monster in the position, as long as they have the right ideas and values."
"We applaud Ms. White for her achievements, but I hope the president doesn't consider such a narrow lens as gender sufficient for nominations," Ms. Schaeffer said.