“I was an English major, so break it down: ‘-ist’ means ‘one who celebrates’… As a femin-ist, I celebrate my femininity.”
No it doesn’t. According to Mirriam-Webster, the suffix “-ist” is defined as:
Also according to Mirriam-Webster, the definition of feminism is:
Christine O’Donnell – as someone who thinks that women in the military are a distraction, that co-ed dorms will lead to orgy rooms, and that women should submit to their husbands – is not a feminist.
Of course, the fact that candidate O’Donnell is lying to herself and her audience about being a feminist, and her misconception of the meaning of the suffix “-ist”, are some of the lesser icky moments in this video.