Its a cool age for this country for numerous concludes, writes Jessica Valenti in this copy of The Week in Patriarchy
As I write this, the internet is aflame with onslaughts on Jemele Hill- a reporter at ESPN who dared to call the president what he is: a prejudiced and a white supremacist. In reaction, an incredible quantity of hate and harassment has been sent at Hill, and the White House has called for her firing.( “Wheres” those republican’ free speech’ absolutists when you need them ?)
It’s a chill occasion for this country for numerous intellects. But when the government attempts to curbed the discussion of a private citizen and journalist because she criticized the president … this is a new tier of horror.
We did not recognize Sarah Huckabee Sanders calling for the firing of white supremacists who rallied on Charlottesville and left one girl dead. It’s only those who feelings Trump who are in danger of being denunciation. Thankfully, other correspondents and both citizens and to access to Hill’s defense- but it’s an important exercise for us all to remember. And it’s a warning that things can get much, much worse.
Glass half full
As the world deteriorates down around us, at least we are able to laugh at Ted Cruz- is still in a gossip the coming week when his Twitter account “liked” a porn video.( Remember: This is a man who argued that that beings don’t have the right to masturbate .)