Thursday, December 17th, 2009 09:54:53

A Woman’s World

James Brown song “It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World” got it wrong — there is a quiet revolution underfoot that one day might make it more of a woman’s world than a man’s.

They vote more, they study more, and they spend more.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 70 million women and 61 million men voted in last year’s presidential election. This reflects both the higher total number of women in the population (107 million women versus 99 million for men) and their higher turnout (66 percent versus 61 percent).