Greta Van Susteren, Megyn Kelly

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Greta Van Susteren and Megyn Kelly are taking their male colleagues to the mat for suggesting female breadwinners are a danger to society.

The female hosts vehemently smacked down comments uttered Thursday on Lou Dobbs' Fox Business program in which an all-male panel expressed revulsion at a new scientific study showing women being the primary earner for American families.

One male pundit, Erick Erickson, even went so far as to argue the report is "anti-science" and that the male is the "dominant role" while females shouldn't be competing but should resume a "complementary role" in the nuclear family.

He also alleged the survey revealed that "having moms as the primary breadwinner is bad for kids and bad for marriage."

That didn't go over too well with these high-powered women.

"Have these men lost their minds? (and these are my colleagues??!! Oh brother…maybe I need to have a little chat with them) (next thing they will have a segment to discuss eliminating women's right to vote?)," wrote Van Susteren in a scathing post on her blog.

As for Kelly, she invited Erikson on her show and proceeded to thrash the alpha dog on-air for his fatuous claims, including a blog post at in which he called his critics "feminist and emo lefties."

"I don't think I'm an emo-liberal and I don't describe myself as a feminist but I will tell you I was offended by your piece nonetheless. I didn't like what you wrote one bit and I do think you are judging people," the 42-year-old lawyer-turned-news anchor fumed.

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