- Anne-Marie Slaughter: Exec's sexist remark on women's "circular ambition" is a blessing in disguise
- Comment fails to note women may want something different but refuse to make untenable sacrifices to get it, she says
- Slaughter: Circular ambition? Tell that to Hillary Clinton
Anne-Marie Slaughter is the president and CEO of New America, a nonpartisan organization committed to big ideas that break ideological boundaries. She is the author of "Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family," which will be released in paperback August 8. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)It appears that we are still in the Jurassic Age. Saatchi and Saatchi chairman Kevin Roberts was caught recently declaring in an interview that the debate over "gender equality" is over and that women have an "intrinsic, circular ambition to be happy," unlike men's "vertical ambition," e.g. to reach the top of mountains of power and money.