Why is the administration stifling the free speech of a private citizen? | Jessica Valenti

Its a cooling time for this country for many grounds, writes Jessica Valenti in this copy of The Week in Patriarchy

As I write this, the internet is aflame with criticizes 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 amount of detest and persecution has been guided at Hill, and the White House has called for her firing.( “Wheres” those conservative’ free speech’ absolutists when you need them ?)

It’s a cooling period for this country for many concludes. But when the government attempts to strangled the lecture of a private citizen and writer because she blamed the president … this is a new grade of horror.

We did not assure Sarah Huckabee Sanders announcing for the firing of white supremacists who marched on Charlottesville and left one dame dead. It’s only those who anger Trump who are in danger of being censured. Thankfully, other columnists and citizens and coming to Hill’s defense- but it’s an important assignment for us all to remember. And it’s a warns that things can get often, much worse.

Glass half full

As the world deteriorates down around us, at least we can still laugh at Ted Cruz- is still in a gossip this week when his Twitter account “liked” a porn video.( Remember: This is a man who argued that that parties don’t have the right to masturbate .)

What I’m RTing

JenAshleyWright (@ JenAshleyWright)

Can’t wait for some tech bro to discover makeup, rename it “face hacking” and allegation he invented it.

September 13, 2017

The New Yorker (@ NewYorker)

A cartoon by Will McPhail. pic.twitter.com /8 OnVLVNsy9

September 15, 2017

Nathan McDermott (@ natemcdermott)

Ted Nugent told Obama to suck his machine gun& “re just saying that” Hillary should be hanged for treason, and was invited to the White House by Trump. https :// t.co/ QAIyo4E 2S5

September 14, 2017

Melissa Jeltsen (@ quasimado)

What the 2 deadliest mass shootings this year have in common –> they both concern husbands targeting their ex-wives https :// t.co/ eO6a8n0qM4

September 12, 2017

Jamelle Bouie (@ jbouie)

this left wing political correctness is out of control https :// t.co/ 7BK71gzZOw

September 13, 2017

Who I’m reading

Amanda Hess on the business of “anti-ageing” and representing sure dames detest themselves; Bryan Curtis with a phenomenal piece on Jemele Hill; and Ezra Klein on his interview this week with Hillary Clinton .

What I’m writing

At Marie Claire, on Hillary Clinton’s book and why she’s more of a chairman now that the president himself.

How outraged I am

A couple of ex-Google hires thought they could oust city’s beloved bodegas with what gazes to be little more than a gussied-up vending machine. The internet delivered its fury, so I’m at a satisfied six out of 10 on the rage scale.

How I’m making it through this week

I know I generally share pics and videos of adorable things to get your thinker off “the worlds”; but this week what’s giving me hope is the full and unbelievable life of Edie Windsor, who passed away this week. Rest in power, Edie.

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