Gertrude Stein once remarked that it is important to know how far to go in going too far. It is curious that certain radical “feminists”—that is, the relentlessly vindictive sorority which, since the 1960s, has made such a nuisance of itself on college campuses and other protected purlieus of affluent Western societies—have always had difficulty following Stein’s advice. What makes it curious, of course, is that Stein is such an iconic figure for their coven. Tender Buttons (get it?). Alice B. Toklas. “A rose is a rose is a rose.” Can’t you hear the pulpit tones wafting up from those phrases? And yet when Stein got around to dispensing a practical, real-life admonition, they completel ...