Would be nice if women got to “focus on more important things”.

“Young lady, cover yourself! You are an abomination upon this institution!” “Young man, go on with your cheeky t-shirt! You will one day make a fine candidate for office!” The GOP nominee for President Donald Trump is attempting to distract from his considerable bad history with women* by attacking the probable Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton […]

Bernie and (some of) his supporters have become my dad.

Yes, this (now former) Facebook friend threatened to murder super delegates My father was a man whose default setting was bitter and his temper, when he lost it completely, was hot-fire explosive. Growing up in his household was not fun, as you might imagine. One thing I learned about my dad early in life, out […]

About that warning that Donald Trump will go left in the general

Only people Trump going left appeals to are people who weren't bothered by his racism and misogyny. https://t.co/9C7kyCGUtA — Donna Gratehouse (@DonnaDiva) May 6, 2016 There have always been those on the Left who consider feminism, anti-racism, and LGBT activism to be distractions from the real work of “economic justice” or whatever it is they […]

Don’t coopt the voting rights movement to whine, “independent” voters.

Lots of people who refuse to sully themselves with party membership are furious that they can't influence the party's leadership today! — Donna Gratehouse (@DonnaDiva) April 19, 2016 Wherein I express my annoyance with a certain type of holier-than-thou “independent” voter” The New York primary took place Tuesday and a big story about it, at […]

Sanders supporters continue to make the incredible claim that Clinton “stole” Arizona primary

Protester: Hillary Clinton has "cheated in every primary, in every caucus. She is a cheat, a fraud." pic.twitter.com/tKXJnpRNsL — Dan Merica (@danmericaCNN) April 16, 2016 Hillary somehow cheated in every primary, in every caucus. Okay. Many Bernies supports-not one HR supporter had their party mysteriously changed here in Az. Corrupt Clinton machine https://t.co/3V7USJ9Hut — Lynn4Bernie […]

“Nice” John Kasich has not-so-nice things to say about rape

This is @JohnKasich's entire answer to a female student who asked about "sexual violence, harassment, and rape" pic.twitter.com/cQOgpubrPv — Ben Gittleson (@bgittleson) April 15, 2016 There are so many things wrong with what GOP Presidential candidate John Kasich said here that it’s hard to know where to start. Well, I guess the beginning of it […]

In which I compliment Bernie Sanders for what some of his own supporters seem to think is bad for some reason

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders had turned in two solid election performances in the first two states of the Democratic Primary. He nearly won Iowa and went on the next week to win New Hampshire decisively. Rather than simply be happy about it, some Sanders supporters (egged on heavily by pundits who really want to keep […]

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