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  •  AND she is a woman, AND she is an outsider (1+ / 0-)
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    ... that she is also creepy and an idiot should not obscure the old white men circling the wagons against her.  

    OR to put it another way - the fact she is a creepy, moronic loon and that the GOP power structure is willing to attack her for not entirely above board reasons are not mutually exclusive.

    •  I had to think about this comment... (0+ / 0-)

      for a long while and examine my own feminist conscience.

      You raised a really good point, and I had difficulty "justifying/reconciling" my "I don't give a crap about Sister Sarah suffering sexism" sentiments.

      Then I remembered the story of the spider and the frog.

      And now, though it may bother me still, I can somewhat comfortably turn a blind eye to Sister Sarah's suffering sexism.

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