On July 30, author Maeve Binchy passed away. August 3 was the date of her funeral, and also the date a journalist chose, not to celebrate her life and work, but to ask if she would have been a better writer if she'd been a mother.
Asshole in the corner, say what?
First off, this is a woman whose battle with infertility was well-known. She *wanted* to have children but couldn't. How dare anyone, on any day, throw out such a callous, horrible question? And on the day of her funeral? I personally wanted to rant to the heavens that day, I was so angry.Read more