>That's cause you're not an 8-year old girl, Doug. That's who they
>represent feminist consciousness to. And since rock 'n roll bands have
>represented freedom to teenage boys for going on 50 years now, who are
>we to argue? Lament, perhaps, but hardly argue.
That's just the point. They represent girl power as the Thatcher-sympathizing assumption of cliched babe roles scripted by others. What's feminist about that?