February 6, 2019

Some people are taking the Democratic women's wearing of white and connecting it with the white robes of the Ku Klux Klan.

For example, at Instapundit:



I don't like this, taking clothing that people put on in an upbeat positive mood and turning it into something ugly.

But that's the move made by Democrats against the Americans who thought they were expressing something optimistic with their MAGA hats. Democrats have worked hard at rebranding the clothing so it would mean racism. They wanted to deprive the hat wearers of the powerful visual form of expression they'd found. They want the message to be: If you wear that hat now — now that we've shown you want we say it means — you must want to be identified as a racist.

I don't like that KKK flip on the Congresswomen's homage to women's suffrage. But if turnabout is fairplay, it's not unfair.

I'd rather call us to a higher level, but you know that I think that in politics, all calls for civility are bullshit. I'd like to be outside of politics, merely observing, from that position I've called "cruel neutrality." So maybe I'm not a hypocrite if I say, don't tie the suffrage expression to the KKK. But I completely realize that if you go along with me about that, it's not going to stop the Trump-haters who are dead-set on stamping the MAGA hat with the meaning RACISM.

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alanc709 said...

What ever happened to the philosophy "All politics is local"? None of this would fly in a small town.

rehajm said...

The connection hadn't occurred to me until now...

I know I like make them live up to their own book of rules and turnabout is fair play.

mccullough said...

The people who freak out at the OK sign deserve this.

tim in vermont said...

It’s a race to the bottom and it would be nice to have faith that if we disarmed on our side, it would stop. Maybe it would, IDK. Maybe if the Brits pay the Danegeld to the Vikings, they will stop attacking. It’s Alinsky’s world now. Personally, I think that these photoshoppers are a powerful weapon on our side. Why do you think that Google deplatformed the most popular pro-Trump meme maker?

Dave Begley said...

Yeah, give them there own medicine. Screw'em.

tim in vermont said...

I am a lot more worried about prosecutors carrying out political vendettas. That seems like a genuine threat to our democracy. Not some ridicule of some people that dearly have it coming.

Heartless Aztec said...

If you see racism in red hats or white dresses you're saying more about the person you are than the person wearing cloth of a particular color.

Chris said...

Oh come on Althouse, had it been republican women wearing white, it would be Proof that republicans were racist and reported that way far and wide on national media. After the shit they pull they deserve this kind of treatment.

Shouting Thomas said...

Feminism is condemned by its attachment to abortion and Margaret Sanger's explicitly racist justification for abortion.

Susan said...

They don't like being told wearing white makes them look like nazis, they didn't like having gray NPC heads placed on their talking point spewing faces.

Maybe they should try to not do the hive mind thing.

Shouting Thomas said...

Feminism is condemned by its attachment to abortion and Margaret Sanger's explicitly racist justification for abortion.

wendybar said...

It's never a problem until it is turned around on the original bullies.

Lucid-Ideas said...

"higher calling"

lol that's dead. Been dead, then dug up, mutilated post-mortem, re-buried in soft peat for 3 months, grave-robbed, burned, and scattered in a tributary of the Mississippi river.

Also, none of those women deserve to wear white if you know what I mean.

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rhhardin said...

What's wrong with racism.

That has to remain unanswered in order for the term to work.

Fernandistein said...

I don't like taking black makeup that people put on their faces in an upbeat positive mood and turning it into something ugly.

The Cracker Emcee Refulgent said...

“I don't like this, taking clothing that people put on with in an upbeat positive mood”

Epic, Olympian, Althousian disingenuousness. The KKK comparison is perfectly apt. Clothing donned in hatred.

Bobb said...

If the Democrats wished to pay homage to Suffragettes, they should become Republicans and vote pro-life.

Bill Peschel said...

You have to do that. It's the "tit for tat" strategy that's been proved successful by Science!

(Seriously, look it up.)

Not punch back twice as hard, but punch back.

It works with bullies.

Virgil Hilts said...

Agree with Ann. Instapundit also linked to examples of (some very) recent blackfacing by celebrities that seem to have been OK. https://pjmedia.com/trending/9-liberal-celebrities-who-have-a-blackface-problem/ I think Northam survives.
I am curious now what Fallon and Kimmel may have said over the last few days about Northam.

Ray - SoCal said...

And the word missing from the post is “Northam”.

Rick Turley said...

What else would you call people who sit on their hands when the President announces that POC are working more than at any other time in history and show no concern that drug and sex traffickers prey on poor Latina women and profit from drugs sold to minorities (among others) in our major cities?

rehajm said...

I thought the message was We Suck Lemons.

AllenS said...

I don't like this, taking clothing that people put on with in an upbeat positive mood and turning it into something ugly.

Why it's almost like Democrats calling Republicans that run for office HITLER!

tim in vermont said...

Blogger Bill Peschel said...
You have to do that. It's the "tit for tat" strategy that's been proved successful by Science!


You have to refrain once in a while to test if the other side has had enough for it to work though. I think maybe Trump did that last night, but this isn’t a communist country, the maximum leader does not have control over every meme maker.

Left Bank of the Charles said...

Isn’t the person wearing the Klan outfit in the Northam yearbook photo likely to be a woman?

SDaly said...

This pales in comparison to how the Nazi's re-framed the Hindu swastika.

Lucid-Ideas said...

White is the double-secret color of the Democratic National Womens' Witches Satanic Lesbian Campaign Committee Coven (DNWWSLCCC). They wear white because it's easier to see the stains of partial birth abortions performed for their dark lord and master and because it protects them from bad-hurt words spoken by white guys that bounces off of them and sticks to men.

They also sell girl scout cookies made from people. Wholesome.

tim maguire said...

It's a fake symbol anyway. Women's rights are not under threat. Women are doing just fine in Trump's America. So it's a positive good (and more honest) if their white is associated not with women's suffrage, but with the KKK.

rehajm said...

taking clothing that people put on with in an upbeat positive mood

Assumes facts not in evidence, counselor.

Mike Sylwester said...

I'd like to be outside of politics, merely observing,

That is complicit spectatorship.

Let's suppose that there is a show where a kitten is being tortured. If you remain a spectator -- and do not intervene and stop the torturing -- then you are a complicit spectator.

A spectator (aka observer) might fail to intervene because he is caught. He is caught between his spectatorship and, say, his horror at the seriousness at hand.

You, Ann, indeed might want to call us to a higher level in regard to MAGA hats and Ku Klux Klan hoods, but you seem to be caught between complicit spectatorship and horror at the seriousness at hand.

SDaly said...

They put the clothing on to show partisan opposition to Trump, there was nothing upbeat or positive about it. Did they look upbeat and positive (before Trump charmed them out of their bitterness)?

wendybar said...

"Bobb said...
If the Democrats wished to pay homage to Suffragettes, they should become Republicans and vote pro-life.
2/6/19, 8:36 AM "




THIS^^^^^^^^^*********

wendybar said...

"taking clothing that people put on with in an upbeat positive mood"


Since when? They haven't been positive and upbeat about ANYTHING except killing babies after they are born!!

Martin said...

Yes, but there is a big difference between the MAGA hats and the KKK image--lots of people actually believe anyone in a MAGA hat is racist, homophobic, etc. Whereas everyone knows the KKK hood photoshop is a joke.

Dickin'Bimbos@Home said...
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Dickin'Bimbos@Home said...

The left are NOT about individualism. They are all about the collective. The hive.

Dressing the same shows their solidarity with Northam, and socialism.

Roost on the Moon said...

Like most procedural arguments, AKA civility bullshit, "I don't like it, but Democrats did it first" is just an excuse to ignore that there is anything substantive at issue.

It's true that the Democrats were once the party of racist demagoguery. It's true that the Republicans are now. MAGA hats are the uniform of people who want an ethnically pure America. Trump ran basically a one-issue campaign. He talks about rapists pouring over the border and the foreign snakes among us. Now if you ignore that, it would be weird that people are hostile to the hats. But why would you ignore that?

The historical connection between the democrats and the KKK doesn't show that today's anti-racists would have been racists; more like that today's know-nothing racists and would have been democrats. Fair enough, as far as it goes. You would've been a democrat in the pre-60s south. I don't see where that gets you.

Howard said...

I say all's fair in love, war and politics. Welcome to the Machine, ladies

Where have you been?
It's alright we know where you've been
You've been in the pipeline, filling in time
Provided with toys and 'scouting for boys'

Dickin'Bimbos@Home said...

No Roost the Moon - Maga hats are NOT what you claim.

Making America Great is 100% economic. 0% racial. Your obsession with race, like the hivemind's obsession with race, tells us you are the racist here.

Dickin'Bimbos@Home said...

It's a current way to mock their lame attempt to go high-school with it.
KKK not funny. Mocking lefty hivemind high school mean girls who decided this was a good idea? Do it.

traditionalguy said...
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chickenlittle said...

That's deep, Howard.

traditionalguy said...

I thought MAGA meant "Make America Gringo Again." And wasn't that Cortez guy the meanest, baddest Spanish Conquistador of them all?

I Have Misplaced My Pants said...

Althouse ~ what makes you get upbeat positive etc etc from the Democrats' behavior and words?

hombre said...

I didn’t think of the KKK. I thought of sheep. Seems more apt.

CJinPA said...

So maybe I'm not a hypocrite if I say, don't tie the suffrage expression to the KKK. But I completely realize that if you go along with me about that, it's not going to stop the Trump-haters who are dead-set on stamping the MAGA hat with the meaning RACISM.

This is, in large part, the criticism Trump supporters aim at NeverTrumpers, aka "cucks." That they are willing to lose while playing by rules that the other side rejects.

Dickin'Bimbos@Home said...

They're wearing white dresses just in case they run into Bill Clinton and need to conceal a stain. -Lincolntf

Lifted because it's funny.

EDH said...

Shouting Thomas said...
"Feminism is condemned by its attachment to abortion and Margaret Sanger's explicitly racist justification for abortion."


Sanger wrote about her meeting with the Klan in her autobiography. Yet somehow this fact is made light of, glossed over, or completely ignored by the media.

On page [366-67] of her autobiography, Sanger described her meeting with the Klan, where she says she received additional invitations to speak with similar groups:

I accepted an invitation to talk to the women’s branch of the Ku Klux Klan…. I saw through the door dim figures parading with banners and illuminated crosses…. I was escorted to the platform, was introduced, and began to speak…. In the end, through simple illustrations I believed I had accomplished my purpose. A dozen invitations to speak to similar groups were proffered.

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Char Char Binks said...

All of them dressing in uniform style and color was creepy, in a Handmaid's Tale kind of way.

Anyway, I doubt any of them is entitled to wear white.

stevew said...

I agree with your assessment and displeasure on this sort of characterization of clothing and discourse, but at the risk of saying they started it will argue that the folks on the right are responding to the game according to the rules the folks on the left established. Turnabout IS fair play.

Howard said...

I thought Pence looked the most Handmaidenly

Roost on the Moon said...

Making America Great is 100% economic. 0% racial.

Just so. The unstated premise of Althouse's analysis.

Lucid-Ideas said...

From Liz Cheney's twitter:

"Things my Democrat women colleagues wouldn’t clap for at #StateOfTheUnion2019 tonight: America, freedom, free enterprise, law enforcement heroes, record low unemployment for women & minorities, the right of babies to live. Things they did clap for: themselves."

That is a nuke in the megaton range.

I thought the same thing as I watched them last night. Color coordinating and giving themselves a giant pat on the back for having vaginas...geez.

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gspencer said...

"I don't like that KKK flip on the Congresswomen's homage to women's suffrage."

I do. Democrats/MSM misrepresent everything I believe. They can go and stuff it.

WintersTale said...

Tell yourself racism isn't deeply embedded in the MAGA movement.

Annie said...

taking clothing that people put on in an upbeat positive mood and turning it into something ugly.....

I don't like that KKK flip on the Congresswomen's homage to women's suffrage.


1. They did this before out of hatred for Donald Trump. Hatred is usually not something one puts in the positive column. They turned the SOTU into something ugly with their mean girl protest. I saw nothing positive about it. Seriously, how old are they, thirteen?

2. The KKK flip is quite accurate in that the Democrat Ghouls celebrate the murdering of babies up to and right after, birth. Especially black babies, what their heroine, Sanger, referred to as 'weeds'and 'defectives'.

3. What women's suffrage? In these modern times it's more like 'female privilege'. They wore white as a standpoint of superiority over Orange Man Bad. I saw it as the modern day white man-hating, promoters of baby murdering, KKK.

Dickin'Bimbos@Home said...

If Maga = racism.

White dress = KKK.

suck it, leftists. How do you like the rules now?

±Ᵽ™ said...

Wearing white while menstruating, having to sit and pay attention. Was it a man or a postmenopausal woman who thought white was a good fashion choice to represent female empowerment?

Dickin'Bimbos@Home said...

@ Tim
I am a lot more worried about prosecutors carrying out political vendettas. That seems like a genuine threat to our democracy. Not some ridicule of some people that dearly have it coming.


Funny - there are no Clinton prosecutors. The Clinton's and their campaign donors did much worse than anything Trump camp.

Quaestor said...

Tell yourself racism isn't deeply embedded in the MAGA movement.

Fair enough, since you've told yourself it is.

reader said...

Last year they wore black. This year they wore white. Next year are they all going to get up and go to the bathroom together?

Professional lady said...

I thought of the "Handmaids Tale" too. Servants and automatons to the cult of death.

Quaestor said...

WintersTale wrote: Tell yourself racism isn't deeply embedded in the MAGA movement.

Classic Freudian projection, the neurotic compensatory mechanism for personal guilt.

AlbertAnonymous said...

I don’t like the KKK image because I don’t like to call “racism” like the liberals. I’d rather just point out their hypocrisy and make them live by their own rules.

I prefer “Democrats so white”.

Really would have thought they’d choose a different color to coordinate and try a new political message. But if white is back in the good column, hooray!

Dickin'Bimbos@Home said...

How much to we, as tax payers, pay these leftwing females to restrict our freedoms and punish us? It's well over 100K now right? over 200K?

Dickin'Bimbos@Home said...

Maga is 100% economic.

0% racial.

WintersTale said...

Classic Freudian projection, the neurotic compensatory mechanism for personal guilt.

I don't care if you say I fuck my mother. It's obvious that racism is deeply embedded in your movement. We all know it.

tim in vermont said...

Blogger WintersTale said...
Tell yourself racism isn't deeply embedded in the MAGA movement.


We can’t be privy to your private thoughts, sorry. What I see has been a 5X5 propaganda torrent since before the election of ’16 to plant that thought in your head. Go ahead and tell yourself that this belief has not been put in your head by a propaganda effort unseen in the US prior to this.

Tell yourself that record low minority unemployment is not a good thing because credit might go to the wrong people. Oh wait! You already have!

FIDO said...

Considering the feelings of Feminism and the Klan about 'free speech', 'due process', using terror to direct behavior, and public lynchings, virtual or actual, and I think it is a fair cop to make the comparison.


The only difference is the pallor of the penises for whom the ire is directed.

tim in vermont said...

We all know it.

Repeat a lie often enough and it becomes the truth. We all know that too.

Dickin'Bimbos@Home said...

what am I saying? The poor handmaidens are being forced to give birth.
Good thing we have the poor handmaidens in charge to kill their full term babies.

Nonapod said...

But I completely realize that if you go along with me about that, it's not going to stop the Trump-haters who are dead-set on stamping the MAGA hat with the meaning RACISM.

I agree. While I concede it can be satisfying to turn things around on your opponents, I don't think it convinces any fence sitters. It amounts to a taunt, an acknowledgement that basically says "You hate us, we hate you right back!". It feels good in the moment.

At this point I don't know how you convince somebody that you're not racist just because you support Trump and/or wear a MAGA hat or whatever (assuming of course they really believe what they say). I don't think logic and rationality will work with certain people. It's about feelings.

For example: You could calmly explain to them that there's many legitimate, non-racist reasons to be very concerned about excessive illegal immigration. You could detail all the horrors of human trafficking. You could talk about the exploitation of children that occurs. You could point out the very real long term economic concerns about brining in millions and millions of low skilled workers during a period of increasing automatization and robotization shrinking the available low skill jobs. You could talk about the flow of dangerous drugs, most notably fentanyl, and how over the past few years there's been a death toll to rival some wars. None of that will make a dent. I know this because these arguments have been made over and over by many people including Trump himself.

For a very large swath of humanity, feelings often trump logic and reason.

Quaestor said...

It is interesting that the Democrats adopted white just a days after Northam's Yearbook picture surfaced. They wear white to signal their self-proclaimed superiority to Trump, the man responsible for the highest level of African-American employment ever, in both absolute numbers and proportionality.

Tell us, WintersTale, why those white outfits aren't a covert warning to Darkies who might stray off the plantation.

MadisonMan said...

'Some people'

The world would be a better place if the phrase 'some people' was banned in favor of an explicit listing of who is saying whatever.

Some people have said that this is a good idea.

@reader, maybe next year they'll split the difference and all be black/white checks.

Quaestor said...

Nonapod wrote: For a very large swath of humanity, feelings often trump logic and reason.

Isn't that the foundation of racism?

stevew said...

"We all know it"

Who is this 'we' to which you refer?

gahrie said...

Oh come on Althouse, had it been republican women wearing white, it would be Proof that republicans were racist and reported that way far and wide on national media.

It was reported exactly that way when Melania wore a White dress when giving a speech two years ago.

Laslo Spatula said...

“I don't like this, taking clothing that people put on with in an upbeat positive mood"

Tom and Lorenzo are mortified.

I am Laslo.

Nonapod said...

Quaestor wrote: Isn't that the foundation of racism?

Yes. Among other things.

gahrie said...

For a very large swath of humanity, feelings often trump logic and reason.

The real tragedy is that some argue that that is a good thing.

tim in vermont said...

In 30 years, the kids will be watching The Handmaiden’s Tale the same way they watch Friends now....

No they won’t, the will still be watching Friends.

Henry said...

It's a failure as a meme. No one outside of true haters will even get it.

reader said...

We need Laslo to paint us a picture of the democratic girls of congress standing in groups along the hallway walls. What are you going to wear? IDK you? Last year black was kinda depressing. Text AOC find out what she thinks. She is super popular.

CJinPA said...
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Sally327 said...

I don't see much positive about a bunch of women being compelled to dress alike. It certainly doesn't scream achievement, the opposite in fact.

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CJinPA said...

It's obvious that racism is deeply embedded in your movement. We all know it.

That's the beauty of the Left's implementation of Identity Politics. You can find racism embedded in EVERYTHING. It's not a bug, it's a feature.

The party that seeks the counsel of Al Sharpton and photos with Louis Farrakhan obviously has racism embedded in it.

The leading opponents of Trump's immigration plans is National Council of La Raza (National Council of the Race.) Which obviously has racism embedded in it.

You can support the Left's Identity Politics or you can oppose racism. You can't do both.

Henry said...

It's really just a random color association.

It's as if Democrats decided to mock MAGA hats by photoshopping all the Republicans as ... what? The Red Guard?

Scientific Socialist said...

“In politics, all calls for civility are bullshit” is one of the all time great Althouseisms. And in the case of the Ladies in White, it dovetails nicely with “What goes around, comes around.” But for Democrats’ incessant, groundless branding its political opponents racists, there would be nary a reference to the party of slavery, Bilbo, Vardaman and the Klan.

tommyesq said...

Wearing white also strongly visually emphasized their sitting on their hands at the mention of any group in America doing better under Trump other than them. No response to historically low black, hispanic and asian unemployment, but they (somewhat grudgingly) got up at the mention of historically low women unemployment and went absolutely wild at the mention of their own employment. Nice to know the pecking order extends no farther than themselves.

Trumpit said...

Killary is a Nazi, so the symbolism should be Nazi garb. "Tulsi Gabbard denounces David Duke, rejects his endorsement" is a headline from the net that I just read. However, her name rhymes with Nazi. She is ready made for Schlump's next tweet -
Tulsi the Nazi. That would be ironic coming from him. MAGA stands for Make America (Gag, Gasp, Grovel, Greedy, Ghoulish) Again. Take your pick.

tim in vermont said...

Trumpit the war monger is ankle biting the peace president again. It’s almost like he cares more about chickens than he does about humans caught up in war.

tim in vermont said...

Sure Henry. The Democrats didn’t abide Robert Byrd all those years in a position of leadership. The Democrats were never the party of the Klan. The Democrats are the ones who care about working class blacks and Hispanics. Sure.

WintersTale said...

Who is this 'we' to which you refer?

Almost anybody who is not in your cult. And a lot of people who are.

rhhardin said...

Wearing white has the advantage of showing off breasts, if they're worth showing.

It's the age of cameras.

Laslo Spatula said...

The problem with the shared dressing in white is that the women lose their individuality.

Each of those women have their own strengths, beliefs, experiences and desires.

Indeed, the only things on which they may be truly unified are:

• Trump is Bad;

• Anything less than a full nine-month abortion window is utterly intolerable.

Other than that: Mean Girls Cat Fight.

I am Laslo.

WintersTale said...

"[MAGA hats are] not necessarily an overt expression of racism, but if you wear one, it’s a pretty good indication that you share, admire or appreciate President Trump’s racist views about Mexicans, Muslims and border walls." Robin Abcarian

rhhardin said...

Cat Stevens Into White
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJNH6l9APJU

CJinPA said...

FUN FACT: "When I see you, I don't see race" is officially considered an offensive term in the hundreds of colleges (and now, grade schools) that prohibit "microagressions."

It's up to you to guess which "movements" would agree with that, and which political party they support.

The dirty secret of the Democratic Party is that its base considers the ideal of a color-blind society to be an unrealistic joke, and one that they've abandoned. The activists will say it out loud, while the politicians will say it only in private. Most Americans, of all colors, would be surprised to hear this.

Sebastian said...

"I don't like this, taking clothing that people put on in an upbeat positive mood and turning it into something ugly"

WTF? There was nothing "upbeat" and "positive" about it. It was in-your-face-posturing.

I like treating treating women as equals, calling prog women on their folly when needed.

tim in vermont said...

Tell me which “racist views about Mexicans” I share. Or Muslims.

Is it racist to suggest that immigrants should be screened so that we can weed out those convicted of violent crimes rather than just letting whoever is willing to break the law by crossing the border in?

Is it racist to suggest that we should carefully vet immigrants from countries that have a. significant percentage of people who would like to destroy the United States more carefully than immigrants from countries with more favorable views of the United States?

Is it racist to think that if we built a wall, parents would be less likely to drag small children across the desert?

It is racist to think that a wall could impede the flow of dangerous drugs into the United States?

You don’t have to answer all of the WT, just one would be great!

Mike said...

There’s a movement? Really? Is there membership? Events to attend? So you must have a copy of an agenda or position this “movement” has published. Right? Tell me more about this movement, Moron.

tim in vermont said...

It’s way easier to just cry “racism” than it is to deal with facts, isn’t it Winter’s Tale?

FIDO said...


"[MAGA hats are] not necessarily an overt expression of racism, but if you wear one, it’s a pretty good indication that you share, admire or appreciate President Trump’s racist views about Mexicans, Muslims and border walls." Robin Abcarian

Biased poster cites biased opinion writer to prove his bias opinion

Wow, you have TOTALLY changed my mind and I have totally decided that red hats are really evil now. Thank you SO much.


Oh...wait...no...that didn't happen. Thanks for playing.

WintersTale said...

There’s a movement? Really? Is there membership? Events to attend?

Rally El Paso, Monday.

Henry said...

@tim -- Are you saying Robert Byrd is under all those robes? Jeez, I thought that guy was dead.

You have to realize that no one but right-wingers care about that meme. It's 2019. Many of those Democratic Congresswomen are people the Klan would hate. It's a WTF comparison.

Seeing Red said...

So maybe I'm not a hypocrite if I say, don't tie the suffrage expression to the KKK.

Women (and/or ideas or lifestyle) who aren’t approved by them are “the other.” They don’t get an actual rope and lynching, buy they do get an SM electronic lynching.

WintersTale said...

It’s way easier to just cry “racism” than it is to deal with facts

People allied with President Tramp persuading others they have a respect for "facts." For real.

tim in vermont said...

We have to forgive Winter’s Tale, she gets her news from the Washington Post, that thinks that a one-off bombing by a couple of lone nutcases as a bigger attack on the United States than 9-11. They believe it so hard that they put it in a Super Bowl ad.

Quaestor said...

It’s almost like [Trumpit] cares more about chickens than he does about humans caught up in war.

Trumpit is not a he. A canny observer can always spot a lonely post-menopausal female by the characteristic fascination with jejune passive-aggressive wordplay, the typically female form of verbal abuse. (Notice that Inga employs that idiom regularly) Her handle is itself a dead giveaway, recalling as it does a period long in Trumpit's past when she was herself the victim of sing-song mockery by the cool girls. She uses the same form against the socially dominant boy (symbolized by Donald Trump) who spurned her chunky, acne-pocked sexuality half a century ago.

tim in vermont said...

That’s what I thought, WInter, you can’t defend your positions. I didn’t cite Trump as an authority in any one of those points I made, points which you can’t answer except with more smears.

Sebastian said...

"I'd rather call us to a higher level"

We know. Or at least, you'd like to have someone who acts like xe calls us to a higher level, someone "competent," "serious," "not a hack."

At this point, the commentariat no longer buys the cruel neutrality shtick. But Althouse is an important indicator, one of the few potential swing voters left in a swing state.

So here we have Althouse declaring Trump's speech a success but also declaring her solidarity with her poor, maligned sisters.

I predict female solidarity--"women's bodies," you know?-- will win out in the end, requiring support for prog politics in spite of the outrages Althouse also recognizes.

WintersTale said...

We have to forgive Winter’s Tale, she gets her news from the Washington Post, that thinks that a one-off bombing by a couple of lone nutcases as a bigger attack on the United States than 9-11

Have to forgive you for your squirrel! hunt. You go with what ya got.

glenn said...

I know Obama meant Dems only when he said “Punch back twice as hard” but I looked at Barry as President of all the people. So if you don’t like the KKK analogy GTFOI.

tcrosse said...

Getting lectured for racism by an apologist for anti-semites. Priceless.

Seeing Red said...

It is interesting that the Democrats adopted white just a days after Northam's Yearbook picture surfaced.

That was adopted when Hillary ran. Melania had the audacity to wear a white suit to a previous SOTU.

I still agree with Camille Paglia: if civilization had been left in female hands, we would still be living in grass huts.

And

It is capitalist America that produced the modern independent woman. Never in history have women had more freedom of choice in regard to dress, behavior, career, and sexual orientation.

And

Capitalism has its weaknesses. But it is capitalism that ended the stranglehold of the hereditary aristocracies, raised the standard of living for most of the world and enabled the emancipation of women.


Who wants to kill Capitalism?

The ones who perceive they’re in power. No competition.

Yancey Ward said...

The reason that meme fails is that it is ham-handed. Here is a much better meme to connect to the all-white attire.

Seeing Red said...

They’re not DemocratIC.

They’re DemocRAT women.

Tom said...

Live by Alinsky, die by Alinsky

Seeing Red said...

They’re not DemocratIC.

They’re DemocRAT women.

Quaestor said...

The ones who perceive they’re in power.

Billionaires like Bezos have discovered that wealth alone pales in comparison to the power to snatch liberty from others.

Browndog said...

Interesting twitter exchange:


CJ Pearson
‏Verified account @thecjpearson

.@AOC has been talking this entire speech and the woman next to her keeps trying to look the other way

________________________________________________



Nydia M Velázquez
‏Verified account @ReElectNydia

Nydia M Velázquez Retweeted CJ Pearson

Hi @TheCJPearson, I'm not "the woman sitting next to her". @AOC and I -- and millions like us -- are the future of this country. And you're right to be afraid of us.

But you should learn my name.

wwww said...

Twitter is gonna twitter. 100 year anniversary of the 19th amendment. Alice Paul's WA DC parade. Suffragettes dressed in white. Nods to the Roman republic & the democracy of classical Greece. The architecture of WA DC, Roman & Greek classical columns.

It wasn't just internet poo thrown at the suffragettes in white. If there was ever a woman who did not care about critiques of her clothing, it was Alice Paul.


Oso Negro said...

@Laslo - a nine month window is SO 2018.

Quaestor said...

The reason that meme fails is that it is ham-handed. Here is a much better meme to connect to the all-white attire.

Cute. But devalued by poor orthography — unless one entertains the obvious pun that the Democrats are so diseased they must be confined like Typhoid Mary on North Brother Island.

wwww said...

They’re DemocRAT women.

LOL. Put the RAT in rattification. Mama of Harry Burns.

Hurrah and vote for Suffrage and don't keep them in doubt. I noticed Chandlers' speech, it was very bitter. I've been watching to see how you stood but have not seen anything yet ... Don't forget to be a good boy and help Mrs. 'Thomas Catt' with her "Rats." Is she the one that put rat in ratification, Ha! No more from mama this time.

Paddy O said...

For a very large swath of humanity, feelings often trump logic and reason.

The real tragedy is that some argue that that is a good thing.


It's the old Kirk vs. Spock problem. They actually needed each other.

Not Sure said...

Next year, burqas.

Unknown said...

Has anyone pointed out that regardless of "racism deeply embedded into the MAGA movement" (which is false), the clear facts are that Democrats and leftists are openly, proudly racists to the core?

This is not in dispute. They focus on race. They prioritize race. For them, the color of your skin trumps your character. Democrats and leftists pull off the difficult feat of being racist against everyone!

Blacks are too stupid to go to college or vote without help. That's why we need affirmative action! Oh, and they can't have a job which is why it's racist to not put them on welfare.

White people are the devil and Satan and solely responsible for all evil in the world! Except for the Jews, who oppress and murder innocent Palestinian's who only want to reenact Auschwitz--how is that a crime?

Indians are stupid and have to stay on the Reservation, Polyneisans are fat and lazy, Asians have to be held down because they don't have a social life and spend all their time studying....

All of the above are Democrat Party approved statements.

Racism is at the core of leftist thought. It's right there next to the "the only good baby is an aborted baby" doctrine.

--Vance

eric said...

I like the tit for tat because I think ultimately, it reduces all of it. People hear it so much, they tune it out.

Which is what I think should happen.

If everything is racism then nothing is racism.

exhelodrvr1 said...

Fuck the Democrats - until they stop being assholes and gaining ground as a result, the only option is to fight back.

WintersTale said...

All of the above are Democrat Party approved statements.

Tell yourself whatever you need to sleep.

Meade said...

“No issue better illustrates the divide between America’s WORKING CLASS and America’s POLITICAL CLASS than illegal immigration.

Wealthy politicians and donors push for open borders while living their lives behind walls and gates and guards.

Meanwhile, working class Americans are left to pay the price for mass illegal migration — reduced jobs, lower wages, overburdened schools and hospitals, increased crime, and a depleted social safety net.

Tolerance for illegal immigration is not compassionate — it is cruel.

1 in 3 women is sexually assaulted on the long journey north.

Smugglers use migrant children as human pawns to exploit our laws and gain access to our country.

Human traffickers and sex traffickers take advantage of the wide open areas between our ports of entry to smuggle thousands of young girls and women into the United States and to sell them into prostitution and modern-day slavery.

Tens of thousands of innocent Americans are killed by lethal drugs that cross our border and flood into our cities — including meth, heroin, cocaine and fentanyl.

The savage gang, MS-13, now operates in at least 20 different American states, and they almost all come through our Southern Border.

Just yesterday, an MS-13 gang member was taken into custody for a fatal shooting on a subway platform in New York City.

We are removing these gang members by the thousands, but until we secure our border they’re going to keep streaming back in.

Year after year, countless Americans are murdered by criminal illegal aliens.

I’ve gotten to know many wonderful Angel Moms, Dads and families –no one should ever have to suffer the horrible heartache they have endured.

Here tonight is Debra Bissell.

Just three weeks ago, Debra’s parents, Gerald and Sharon, were burglarized and shot to death in their Reno, Nevada home by an illegal alien.”

tim in vermont said...

"Tell yourself whatever you need to sleep."

Words you live by, it looks like.

Mark said...

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring -- third in line to be governor -- has admitted he wore blackface at a college party in 1980.

SGT Ted said...

Wearing white for "Womens Sufferage" for the State of the Union was a completely drama queen move.

They deserved to be mocked for their brain dead collectivism and shallow attempts at emotional symbolism.

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johnhenry100 said...

Hombre,

I first thought of the kkk analogy early on in the speech and commented in the thread that they were celebrating Democrat party history.

I like your sheep analogy. It put me in mind of the old joke:

What do elephants use for tampons?

Democrat congresswoman.

John Henry

Skeptical Voter said...

Watched the State of the Union. What people reacted to, or didn't react to, was telling.

As Kimberly Strassel noted in a tweet, the bloc of Democrat women in white (aka Pelosi's Dingbats) sat on their hands when Trump mentioned lowest unemployment rate in history for blacks and Latinos. She said, "that was not a good look". I thought that the Democrats were the friends of the minorities and would be pleased to celebrate this. Nope--if a Rethuglican was responsible for it, they weren't having any of it.

But when The Donald announced that there were now more women in Congress than ever before, the narcissistic crew in white jumped and squealed and high fived like a bunch of college girls who had just learned that they got a bid to pledge their desired sorority.

And San Fernando valley Congressman Brad Sherman (rated by Congressional staffers as the second meanest Congressman--behind only Sheila Jackson Lee) came on the Laura Ingraham show afterwards and said "Trump was responsible for a lot of that", i.e. getting so many Democrat women elected to Congress. He looks like a poisonous little tool.

rhhardin said...

Being 13-18 weeks in length, the elephant estrous cycle is the longest amongst all studied non-seasonal mammals to date

Seeing Red said...

They deserve to be mocked because those strong independent YOUNG Wymyn couldn’t make a move without getting the high sign from a 76 y.o. Female who has trouble remembering who the president is.

You haven’t come a long way, Baby!

alan markus said...

@ Quaestor: Trumpit is not a he. A canny observer can always spot a lonely post-menopausal female by the characteristic fascination with jejune passive-aggressive wordplay.

Think "crazy horse lady".

Deep in the bowels of this blog are some comments where she talks about her mother the professor dying at the hands of her physician who was acting on the wishes of her sister who lost her horse ranch in foreclosure because Bush.

I can't help but think Trumpit is one who lost the horse ranch.

Ignorance is Bliss said...

Henry said...

Many of those Democratic Congresswomen are people the Klan would hate.

Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.

Skippy Tisdale said...
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Skippy Tisdale said...

This is pure comedy gold. They are saying that the US is as bad as Cuba. Think about it, a bunch of socialists saying that the US is as bad as evil, socialist Cuba. Too funny!

JPS said...

I didn't think of the Klan.

I thought of Cuba's Ladies in White, those brave dissidents who are beaten and imprisoned for daring to stand up for human rights. We don't hear so much about them because so many on the left either love Cuba's communism, or at the very least think it's the lesser evil to America's anticommunism.

Drago said...

"I’ve gotten to know many wonderful Angel Moms, Dads and families –no one should ever have to suffer the horrible heartache they have endured.

Here tonight is Debra Bissell.

Just three weeks ago, Debra’s parents, Gerald and Sharon, were burglarized and shot to death in their Reno, Nevada home by an illegal alien.”

It should be noted that it was at this point in the evening that Inga decided it was all so very very funny.

CJinPA said...

Being 13-18 weeks in length, the elephant estrous cycle is the longest amongst all studied non-seasonal mammals to date

The female duck-billed platypus has a pair of ovaries, but only the left one is functional.

johnhenry100 said...

Winters tale,

I keep asking for examples of President Trumps racism here and elsewhere and get crickets.

Chuck tried once but failed epically.

How about you? Can you give some examplex or will you just keep bleating "orange man (and maga) racist" like an npc sheep.

Act like a sheep if you want. Just don't complain when you get the same respect as an elephant tampon.

John Henry

PB said...

The visual comparison to women in the KKK is striking, for while women KKK members wore white if they wore a hat at all it was more like a dunce cap that typically didn't cover the face.

JPS said...

Yeah, Skippy, you beat me to it. I was wondering if they really meant to compare themselves to the *real* Ladies in White - and thereby call attention to human rights abuses under Socialism.

If so this is an act of stolen valor on par with the angry left here calling themselves The Resistance. It is true that no Gestapo will torture their loved ones to get them to name their comrades-in-arms, but apart from that they are similarly brave.

Bay Area Guy said...

Comparing the liberal ladies in white to Klansmen is probably over the top.

However, black face seems to be a problem for Democrat politicians in Virginia. VA Dem - Attorney General Mark Herring announces he too wore blackface in college.

Ebony and Ivory in the Democrat Party!

Drago said...

Nonapod: "At this point I don't know how you convince somebody that you're not racist just because you support Trump and/or wear a MAGA hat or whatever.."

The lefties and the LLR Hench-poodles like LLR Chuck already considered us racists for voting for Reagan. So nothing, literally has changed.

bagoh20 said...

At this point, how could the right ever catch up to the left with this crap? The Repubs could do this for the next 20 years and it still wouldn't be even, and the whole time the Dems will be adding more and taking it to the next level of ridiculous.

It is predictable that it wasn't a problem needing fixed until it was aimed at the left. That is typical of the left , the center, the libertarians, and everyone else not being abused themselves. Nice of you to show up, AA, but dinner was hours ago.

Dickin'Bimbos@Home said...

@ Meade 10:54

Thanks.

Seeing Red said...

After looking more closely at some of their costumes, I can definitely say I’m not a fan of the cream and white look. They knew when the speech was. Someone could have gone shopping.

CJinPA said...

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring -- third in line to be governor -- has admitted he wore blackface at a college party in 1980.

A healthy society would call Time Out - and talk about the problem of applying 2019 rules to actions taking place when the rules were different. Maybe declare that you have to violate *rules in place* to be accused of *violating the rules.*

But we're not too healthy as a society right now. So, pass the popcorn.

Unknown said...

> At this point, how could the right ever catch up to the left with this crap? The Repubs could do this for the next 20 years and it still wouldn't be even, and the whole time the Dems will be adding more and taking it to the next level of ridiculous.

You win the culture wars with smears and signing up propagandists like college profs and movie houses.

Or we can take the Romney/McCain approach of rolling over for scraps.

Ignorance is Bliss said...

I'm fine with tit-for-tat

I'm not a fan of tat-for-tit. I mean, sure, it may look cute now, but in 30 years it will have sagged beyond all recognition.

sdharms said...

Ann if you are going to "call to a higher level" of discourse, I suggest you get busy with talking and persuading liberals. Their violence is "free speech" and our free speech is labeled "violence". 1984

Unknown said...

> suffragette

Oh don't lean on me man, 'cause you can't afford the ticket
I'm back on Suffragette City

Hey man, I gotta straighten my face
This mellow-thighed chick just put my spine out of place

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIBDX9ldplY Suffragette City

Trumpit said...

"I can't help but think Trumpit is one who lost the horse ranch."

This is not my blog, so I won't discuss personal matters in detail. I'm two million dollars poorer because I tried to hold the two doctors who killed my mother with morphine responsible. I won't elaborate further. It's too painful.

Bruce Hayden said...

Sorry Ann. I was one of those pushing the female KKK meme earlier, pointing out that their timing was atrocious. Probably wouldn't have triggered my mind if beleaguered VA Gov Coonman, a Democrat, hadn't had that photo of his med school yearbook page leaked last week. I remembered seeing photos of Klan men in their hoods and their wives sitting next to them in white. Turns out, the photos I could find this morning tended to have them in white robes, and mostly with open faced KKK headgear, sitting next to men with their classical closed faced head gear (on the flip side, the prohibition of headgear last night was probably aimed at the KKK). But, in my mind, the damage was done. For a century, the KKK was the militant wing of the Democratic Party, and they continued to accept (and even laud) former Klan members (e.g. Sen Bob "Sheets" Byrd) into their midsts well into the 21st Century. Indeed, the treatment between the two parties of finding Klan in their midsts is stark - the Dems continued to laud Byrd, despite his former high Klan office, until and even in his death, while Republicans inevitably immediately ostracize anyone who has even the vaguest connection (e.g. Trent Lott).

Let me add that the suffragettes wearing white weren't mistaken for female Klan members for the simple reason that the suffragette movement was initially very Republican (and the Klan almost exclusively Democratic). We have dozens of family letters from the 1850s and 1860s, between our ancestress in the wilds of MI, and her sisters back in OH, advocating for three causes: emancipation of the slaves, suffrage, and temperance. All come straight out of their New England Protestant beliefs. Besides family events, this is pretty much all they talked about in their letters. They all strongly supported Lincoln, and would have voted for him on the slavery issue alone (and most of their men no doubt did), if they could have. (I think that the temperance gives away their Puritan religious roots).

bagoh20 said...

Of all groups who don special outfits, the real Nazis had the sharpest ones. The KKK may be the stupidest. Dunce caps? Who's idea was that, some Black guy?

bagoh20 said...

Virtually every person who ever wore the KKK outfit has been a Democrat. Republicans don't do it because it would be cultural appropriation.

Henry said...

@Bruce Hayden -- At some point I read a book about Lincoln's development as a politician. Can't remember the title. But the manner in which he balanced the emancipation movement, temperance movement, and no-nothing movement is fascinating. All three groups came to the Republican party with some implacable positions and Lincoln made efforts to please them all without joining any of them.

SDaly said...

Northam is saved! He can't resign.

NBC is reporting that Lt. Gov (accused rapist) Justin Fairfax said "F*ck that b*tch" in response to the allegations against him. And 3rd in line to the office, Atty. Gen. Herring, also has a blackface problem. 4th in line is the Republican speaker of the House of Delegates. Either Northam stays, or all 3 have to go and a Republican would get the governorship.

Peter said...

but you know that I think that in politics, all calls for civility are bullshit.

I think you may come to regret taking that position.

FullMoon said...

Orange Man Badass

(Ace of Spades)

rhhardin said...

Scott Adams's memorable comment was that Trump managed to use the democrat women as props.

The Cracker Emcee Refulgent said...

"You have to realize that no one but right-wingers care about that meme. It's 2019. Many of those Democratic Congresswomen are people the Klan would hate. It's a WTF comparison."

Given that the Democrat Party's very existence depends on keeping most Black Americans in a state of dependency and resentment, no it isn't. It's very apt indeed.

Bay Area Guy said...

One tactic the Left often uses is to falsely claim someone is "racist."

In 2019, the "racist" label is toxic and career-ending for many professionals.

Yes, it's bad to be a racist. But it's EQUALLY bad to falsely accuse someone of being racist, when they are not.

This is very similar to the complaints levied against Joe McCarthy in the late 40s and 50s. The charge was that he called people "Communists," when they were mere liberals, not affiliated whatsoever with the Soviets, and that this wrongly wrecked their careers.

I agree with the criticism of McCarthy (historically, of course. I wasn't there at the time). He botched what should have been a valid critique of Stalin and the Soviets.

But that is what the Left does today with respect to race.

So, turnabout is fair play. If various Dems chose to wear blackface in college, or wear white outfits that look like Klan outfits or ignore the history of the Democrat Party as the home of the Klan and Jim Crowe, well, let's get it on.

n.n said...

I thought white was in honor of the Unknown Child who was Planned, dismembered, and sequestered behind clinic walls. Finally, she will not be forgotten under a veil of privacy.

It could also be the children sacrificed in social justice-induced abortion fields, waterboarded in the Mediterranean, raped and impregnated by illegal aliens, or left behind in the wake of immigration reform (e.g. refugee crises, mass immigration).

Achilles said...

The Democrats are pushing racism and hate.

The robe fits.

Seeing Red said...

I think it’s more Hester Prynne.

Humans have come a long way, Baby! NOT!

Original Mike said...

Blogger SDaly said..."Northam is saved! He can't resign."

Heh.

Bruce Hayden said...

"It's true that the Democrats were once the party of racist demagoguery. It's true that the Republicans are now. MAGA hats are the uniform of people who want an ethnically pure America. Trump ran basically a one-issue campaign. He talks about rapists pouring over the border and the foreign snakes among us. Now if you ignore that, it would be weird that people are hostile to the hats. But why would you ignore that?"

No - decidedly not true that Republicans are the party of racist demagoguery today. That is classic revisionism and wishful thinking on your part. What we want is a color blind society, not an ethically pure one. But one that shares common values. It is still the Democrats who attempt to divide the country on racial grounds, as they have for well over a century and a half.

As for MAGA hats - they are only racist because you want them to be. Nothing racist in what they stand for, esp now with the results so far of the Trump Presidency of the lowest Black, Hispanic, etc unemployment in generations, as well as its criminal justice reforms. Unless you think that higher Black and Hispanic employment rates are somehow racist.

"The historical connection between the democrats and the KKK doesn't show that today's anti-racists would have been racists; more like that today's know-nothing racists and would have been democrats. Fair enough, as far as it goes. You would've been a democrat in the pre-60s south. I don't see where that gets you."

As noted, the Democrats continue to refuse to accept their racist past, as evidenced by their failure to expel Sen Byrd from their ranks, but lauded him even in death, despite his former high Klan office, and their failure to force VA Gov Coonman to step down. And, yes, their refusal to condemn and ostracize the prominent antisemites in their midsts, even to this day. Prominent Black, Hispanic, and Muslim Democrats are lauded, and not condemned, for their rabidly racist speech, with nary a dissenting voice from that party. The party that claims to be the anti racist party. Sorry. Doesn't fly.

Seeing Red said...

National Council of La Raza

It’s a good thing La Raza dropped their old tag line. Was it something like “ For the race everything. For the rest, nothing?

President-Mom-Jeans said...

Winters Tale said: "I don't care if you say I fuck my mother."

Well, seeing as your mother is a well known whore, I'm not surprised you joined in on a turn on the village bicycle. It's very progressive of you not to be care people point it out though. Good on you, sport.

Seeing Red said...

AOC looks like she’s wearing vestments. Or a robe. But she is a high priestess. Or is she channeling The Duchess?

Is fashion so blah they’re channeling the 40s? It is that the 30s?

How can she afford the clothing?

Browndog said...

This just in:

According to NYT, NBC News, who knows who else, Virginia democrats did not wear blackface. They simply wore dark make-up.

CJinPA said...

It’s a good thing La Raza dropped their old tag line. Was it something like “ For the race everything. For the rest, nothing?

"Por la raza todo, fuera de la raza nada" — "For the race, everything, outside the race, nothing."

I don’t know if La Raza used that, but it is popular with Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan, (MEChA), which can be found on many college campuses and even high schools.

La Raza recently took the “race” out of their name. A little too on the nose. Around the same time they started handing out U.S. flags at immigration marches. The foreign flags were kind of undermining their message.

CJinPA said...

Bay Area Guy said...
Yes, it's bad to be a racist. But it's EQUALLY bad to falsely accuse someone of being racist, when they are not.

I.Keep.Saying.This. If we want to end false accusations of racism we have to stop whining and adopt a new rule: False accusations of racism will be treated as racism itself.

That's it.

The charge of racism is a weapon. Use it, or be bludgeoned with it.

Paddy O said...

A lot of progressive policies are very paternalistic, which often illustrates how a great many progressives are still racist in fact, but feel guilty about it. Which is why they assume that everyone is racist and those who don't support progressive policies are simply those who don't feel guilty about being racist.

Of course, a lot of conservatives who aren't racist assume that everyone who shares their goals is the same. There's just a lot of reasons to support illegal immigration and a lot of different reasons to oppose it, but we tend to boil down our "opponents" positions to the worst possible assumption.

We all have our others to other.

Qwinn said...

"There's just a lot of reasons to support illegal immigration"

A good reason, that doesn't privilege the illegal immigrants over citizens?

Name one.

Bay Area Guy said...

"We will never be a socialist country"

I love this. It makes me happy. It gives me hope.

We have a young generation of inexperienced morons, who think socialism is a good idea.

They learned this from rich socialist college professors, who failed in their mission in the 60s and 70s.

But Trump, to his eternal credit, obstructs their long march.

Let's get it on!

Seeing Red said...

How can a group called La Raza take the word Race out of it?

Lolol

Known Unknown said...

Kyrsten Sinema didn't get the memo.

Seeing Red said...

Did La Raza rebrand?

Original Mike said...

"Name one."

Yes, please do.

gahrie said...

I agree with the criticism of McCarthy (historically, of course. I wasn't there at the time). He botched what should have been a valid critique of Stalin and the Soviets.

McCarthy was a grandstanding asshole, but his most unforgivable sin is that he was right.

Dickin'Bimbos@Home said...

SOUTH CAROLINA STATE REP. NANCY MACE (R) ON THE DEMOCRATS’ LADIES IN WHITE

I’m a mom, a businesswoman and a state legislator serving South Carolina. At a young age, I was determined to forge my own path through life. And nearly 20 years ago I became the first female graduate of The Citadel after following in my father’s footsteps. I also have experience starting my own business and in 2017 ran for – and won – a seat in the state legislature, on my own terms.

As women we make a fundamental mistake when we make our identity as women the WHOLE story.

The point of breaking glass ceilings is so that, after they’re broken, it doesn’t matter anymore. The American experiment is built on the premise that if you set a goal, show up on time and work hard, then success is within reach. We can ALL achieve the American dream regardless of our gender.

The identity politics being overplayed by liberal women in Washington, on display last night during the president’s State of the Union last night, further sets women back rather than advancing our futures. Acting like we just earned the right to vote and are held back strictly because of our gender is an enormous disservice to women everywhere.

We don’t need to dress alike.

We don’t need to think alike.

Dickin'Bimbos@Home said...
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Dickin'Bimbos@Home said...

Leftists love group-think.

Group-dress is a simple outward display of it.

PM said...

Wearing the same color showed solidarity. And helped the camera operators.

Analyzing the color they chose reminds me of Larson's cartoon of a older couple driving on the moon as the wife complains: "Now look where the earth is!"

CJinPA said...

Seeing Red said...
"How can a group called La Raza take the word Race out of it?"

The literally took "race" out of their name. They are now UnidosUS. New name, same resentment.

Dickin'Bimbos@Home said...

Solidarity in group-think. Indeed.

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