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The Way We Treated Britney Spears Was a Sign of What Was to Come

The misogyny that took the down pop icon more than a decade ago still affects countless women to this day

Photo: Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images

Britney Spears is a contemporary myth. She’s the Girl We Wouldn’t Leave Alone, the all-American blonde who became the greatest train wreck of her generation. We remember her in a…

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