Poems of the Week

Gender and Its GOP Discontents

by Chris O’Carroll

“The title of first female four-star officer gets taken by a man.”
Tweet from Congressman Jim Banks (R-Indiana) commenting on
Rachel Levine’s promotion to four-star admiral

Jim Banks is such a little girl,
Her knickers all a-twist,
Tweeting, “I’ll say what sex you are.
No, sweetie, I insist.”