By Philip Bump
Monday was International Women’s Day, a very modern type of occasion in which corporations and organizations roll out paeans to groups that may or may not usually be a focus of their attention. Some of those efforts failed spectacularly and obviously. Others were more subtly questionable.
In the latter category we can place the homage shared on Instagram by the Republican Party. It depicted several dozen hands — women’s, as indicated by shape and the presence of nail polish — surrounding text identifying the day being celebrated.
More to the point, it was this:
What you may notice,