Women who know their place...

I love this story...
Barbara Walters of Television's 20/20 did a story on gender roles in
Kabul, Afghanistan , several years before the Afghan conflict.  She noted
that women customarily walked 5 paces behind their husbands.
She recently returned to Kabul and observed that women still walk behind
their husbands.  From Ms. Walter's vantage point, despite the overthrow
of the oppressive Taliban regime, the women now seem to walk even
further back behind their husbands and are happy to maintain the old
Ms. Walters approached one of the Afghani women and asked, "Why Do you
now seem happy with the old custom that you once tried so desperately to
The woman looked Ms. Walters straight in the eyes, and without
hesitation, Said, "Land Mines."
MORAL OF THE STORY:  Behind every man is a smart woman.