Over at Ricochet, there’s a really interesting post about women in combat, written by a former paratrooper. The point that fascinated me was his claim that women aren’t leaders. I’ve always defined myself as a born follower. I’ll fill a vacuum if no one is leading, and I have no problem taking a leadership role when I’m caring for children but otherwise, I don’t want to be a general. I’m a foot soldier, and a damn good one. What amazed me is that, apparently, I’m not the only one.
Ashli Babbitt image by Stilton Jarlsberg