We all have seen the vacuous and willfully ignorant trolls on social media. Ye Olde Blogge is no stranger to them. Here are a couple exemplifying the most ridiculous trends in social media trolling and commenting.
Real science is the basis for some real suggestions for what non-rapey men should do during this time of accusation, denial, and faux apologies. The advice that results might even surprise #MattDamon!
White people who insist that they should be able to use the n-word, too, have gotten it wrong. The analogous term to the n-word being used by black people is cracker being used by white people. To be completely fair and equal, they are welcome to use cracker any time they want.
White privilege means that white needs, wants, and sensitivities are all assumed. Non-whites know how to act white. White people only know how to act white. White people need to end racism. We can make a down payment on that by relinquishing any and all claims to the n-word.
The only thing faster than twitter is stupid, and when the two get together, you often end up with the dangers of stupid. More mea culpa on the dangers of stupid sarcastic sexism.
Our democracy is a binary winner take all choice. You helped a candidate win by voting for her or a candidate who didn’t have a chance or you voted for the loser. You own your vote. You own her policies, laws, and governing style. #YouAreYourVote