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Hillary ClintonDid you all notice yesterday, for the first time in this election season, people were openly talking about a woman on top of a major party political ticket, and how that was “history”? Like, they talked about it a LOT. Every time you turned on the idiot box, there they were, talking about Hillary’s historic this and historic that and historic vagina. And it may have struck you that until yesterday, you really had only heard that during the campaign as a pejorative.

Hillary Clinton didn’t make a big deal out of being a woman — except in some lighthearted ripostes to boorish fucking idiot Donald Trump. It was considered déclassé to make a big deal out of the historic part of having a woman nominee (and then president).

In the same way Karl Rove took John Kerry’s strengths and jiujitsu’d them into his weaknesses, they took all the fun out of “this could be a historic moment” by claiming if you voted for Hillary because she’d be the first woman president, you were the real sexist. You were only voting with your vagina.

People explained over and over — and so sneerily! — that voting for a woman makes you a “fake” feminist. But those good progressives should ask a trans person; having a vagina is only sometimes a prerequisite and/or byproduct of being a woman. Anyway, we should all be ashamed to vote for Hillary Clinton, because she is unrespectable, impure, and decidedly not Elizabeth Warren — who, if she were running against Bernie Sanders, would have progressive men dancing war dances and calling her Pocahontas. Fuckin’ MARK IT.

I know Hillary Clinton isn’t perfect, and I will not agree with everything she does … wait, why am I preemptively apologizing for new Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton here??? Oh right, because I am a woman. GODDAMN THAT SHIT’S INGRAINED.

When I was a little girl, my mom and I went to see Walter Mondale and Geraldine Ferraro — the first vice presidential nominee for a major party. It was a big fucking deal. Ferraro turned out to be a regular human being with faults — faults that didn’t age well as our society progressed. But goddamn, a woman vice presidential candidate!

That was in 1984. That was 32 years ago.

Thirty-two years.

In 2008, I voted for Barack Obama because he was the Democratic nominee. But I was thrilled to vote for him because he was black, and it meant something, it meant A LOT, to elect a black man to the presidency. That he turned out to be a sober, deep, even-keeled man was a real bonus! But doubtless, for recognizing skin color at all, I am the real racist.

Yesterday, everyone stopped listening to the bros who tried to preempt any talk of Hillary Clinton being the first woman president, and why that might matter. After work was mostly done for the day, I got dressed, even put on mascara. I wanted to look good for history. I took my daughter, and my husband, and we went to vote for the warmonger, and the corrupt greedy Kissinger kisser, and history’s LITERAL GREATEST MONSTER.

And yet somehow, I wasn’t embarrassed. I wasn’t ashamed. It wasn’t a chore to have to mark the inkblot for her. I didn’t even post to my own Facebook wall stuff about blood on Hillary Clinton’s hands because Israel was killing people in 2014, when she’d been gone from State for two years? (Seriously, dude, what the fuck were you trying to say on my Facebook page?) I was ready to vote with my vagina, and it felt fucking great.

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  • Tallmutha

    I, too, voted with your vagina, Rebecca.

    • AntiDerpomeme

      Shy claims he did, also too. Rebecca’s ‘gina got quite a workout yesterday.

      Now I feel dirty for typing that.

  • BadKitty904

    But why did ‘Trix post a photo of Emma Thompson?

    • Pickwicknext

      Who i wish were my awesome drunk aunt?

    • Lascauxcaveman

      Strong, intelligent woman. A real fighter. Leader and inspriation to two generations of womanhood (and counting).

      And BITD, a total babe.

  • Nounverb911

    When does der Trump announce that he is actually a woman on the inside?

    • Lizzietish81

      “I’ve always felt like a woman, cause you know I’ve talked to women, had sex with them, I get it.”

      • BadKitty904

        Ew. (in re: Trump, not women, who I think are pretty cool)

        • zerosumgame0005

          double EW!!

      • Tallmutha

        “My experiences talking and fucking have given me more training femininely than a lot of the people who are born female.”

  • DerrickWildcat

    Yuck.

  • Jus_Wonderin

    The question becomes. How did you pull the lever?

    • Lizzietish81

      kiegals!

      • Shan

        Ha! You beat me to it!

    • Msgr_Moment

      Cleanup! We’re gonna need extra paper ballots over on machine 3!

    • This must have made write-ins a lot more difficult.

      • Lascauxcaveman

        But much more interesting, in a Rule 34 kinda way.

  • Lizzietish81

    I voted with my vagina, the polling people were at once impressed and horrified.

    • baconzgood

      Pix or it didn’t happen!

  • OneYieldRegular

    I love that photo of Hillz from when she starred in The Way We Were. Where did you get that?

  • Msgr_Moment

    So why do they call them presidential erections, hmmm?

    • zerosumgame0005

      so they can have fun while attending the Electoral College?

  • anwisok
  • Indiepalin

    When the final Benghazi Report is released one thousand years from tomorrow, you will regret voting for Hillary.

    • Reddishrabbit

      Well, the first draft has the timeline to be released approximately aroubd the first day of the convention until about late October.

  • Dylan Black

    While I’m down with HRC and somewhat angered by the idiotic things Bernie bros have said about her, I can only imagine the white hot killing rage I would be in if those same asshats were going after Liz. That she would be adept as ever at destroying any that happened to wander into her line of sight would only assuage it a little.

  • DerrickWildcat

    Well I voted with my ding dong.

    • dslindc

      I just used my finger. Apparently I am boring and/or doing it wrong. :-(

      • GDleftyPart2

        You probably think public toilets are for using the toilet and not sexxxxy time fun too ya lunatic.

      • That’s fine, but how did you vote?

  • Oblios_Cap

    This November, we will all vote with our vaginas.

    Even those of us that don’t have one, but admire them greatly.

    • zerosumgame0005

      dammed straight!

      (not referring to an orientation!)

    • Msgr_Moment

      I may have to borrow one. *waggles eyebrows* Hello, ladieeeez!

  • AngryBlakGuy

    …after seeing that photo of Hillz, if you need me I will be in my bunk

    • Jay Vaughn

      I felt super sexist thinking that but yeah.

      • Shan

        I didn’t.

  • baconzgood

    Baconz likes “women on top” of things but “women spooning” is my personal fav.

  • FZsdaughter

    I’m with her. #Editrix

  • BadKitty904

    Not being a vagetarian, I, myownself, voted with hope.

    • AngryBlakGuy

      …as a devoted “vagetarian” I can relate with you

  • Mpeg

    It was chilly when I primary-voted back in March, so I protected my vagina with a cosy: http://12631-presscdn-0-70.pagely.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/uterusdoll.jpg

    • SDGeoff

      And then you came home and practiced, I see.

    • Lizzietish81

      I prefer the Lucy Lawless brand

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0IZqULj5pCg

      • Jay Vaughn

        You made me sad that he doesn’t have a show any more. But we still have his Corespondent’s Dinner, complete with first joke about trump’s hair of the cycle.

  • Does this mean both Donna Rose and President Hillary Clinton are the fruit of your loins?

    • zerosumgame0005

      Oh you tease!

      do it again!

    • Latverian Diplomat

      Today class, we’re going to discuss the difference between literal and figurative. :-)

  • Latverian Diplomat

    “Well OK, but she better have a lot of white males in the cabinet, especially in the traditionally manly posts at Defense and Justice.”

    — future Washington Post Editorial

    • edith prickly

      Hillz’ future Canadian boyfriend Justin Trudeau will be happy to tell them what year it is.

  • baconzgood

    I’m not going to vote for Hillz because she’s a woman but because I think she is the best choice….does that make me sexist?

    • I have it on good Twitter authority that this is literally not possible.

    • OddMan

      Well you were not sexist until you said you might be sexist. Using the new GOP rules for calling out people, that means that you are sexist for mentioning you might be sexist. Or something like that.

      • Lamashtar

        But anyone who informs him he’s sexist..is sexist. So they cancel out!

  • lucidamente

    How will we know when we have achieved peak vagina?

    • edith prickly

      If you have to ask you’re doing it wrong.

    • I thought they usually sloped, not peaked.

      • Pickwicknext

        They can peek out of things if you forget underwear

        • “Forget”, right.

          • Pickwicknext

            Shhhh. It’s laundry day!

          • Shan

            That’s my excuse today. But I’m starting to become concerned because I’ve been doing laundry ALL WEEK LONG and I still can’t find any of my underwear. I mean, NONE of them.

      • baconzgood

        I think “saturation” is more appropriate of a term than “peaked”.

    • baconzgood

      When she bites your shoulder.

  • Msmlg1979

    Just think, everyone…one day, it won’t be this exciting and unusual to have a woman, person of color, gay person, all of the above, etc..person as the nominee for the highest office in the land. It will be completely normal. There won’t be anything special about it. That’s what we’re working for. So, celebrate this day for the historic event, but look forward with more hope and excitement to the day everyone, regardless of who, where, or how they were born has the same opportunities and rights as everyone else.

    • Treg.Brown

      I like being a part of history. I like knowing that a confident adult is running as the democratic party nominee. I like that her position on most of the issues I’m passionate about are her passions. But mostly, I like knowing my Uncle Joe is heading towards his third heart attack if he keeps up his rage at having a woman nominee, because she dared “let” her husband have an affair and didn’t leave him.

      Also too, Good Morning Msmlg!

      • Msmlg1979

        And what a good morning it is, Treg. You are very young, but still all the light years ahead of people like your uncle. You are going to have a rich life, full of interesting people and experiences because you have chosen to embrace diversity and equality. Doesn’t it feel great to celebrate this good thing happening, instead of having a heart full of bitterness and bigotry?

    • natoslug

      ‘elp! ‘elp! She’s oppressing my white privilegerights!

      • Msmlg1979

        With a big smile on my face! ;)

  • Vecciojohn LLC

    My dick will vote for Hillary as hard (get it?) as possible.

    • Playonwords

      America, the only country where missiles are fired by men with 8″ floppies

      • Calton

        They’re lying about the size.

  • Creepoman

    Today, we are all vaginas (vaginae?)

    • Latverian Diplomat

      I think it’s vaginii.

      • baconzgood

        I love vaginii with a mushroom clam sause and a little basil.

        • Iron Monkey

          You might find that it is delicious without seasoning or sauce but just as it comes.

          • baconzgood

            HEY-OOOOOOO!

        • Playonwords

          Tinned Clams?

    • Msgr_Moment

      Carry me back to old vagina.

  • limberrat

    I voted with my dick…then the cops showed up.

    • baconzgood

      I am so glad I used the touch screen before you

  • Tracy

    Today, are we all Trix’s vagina?

  • Jeff in the desert

    Hillary is a WOMAN!??!!?! Goddamn……..I guess the gender neutral bathrooms are effecting my gender identification gene……what’s a vagina?

    • Logic of Color

      Get your gyndar checked

      • limberrat

        Calibration must be off again.

  • Latverian Diplomat

    First inauguration in a princess costume, but only because James Buchanan chickened out at the last minute.

    • BadKitty904

      I thought he just couldn’t find matching pumps in his size…

    • Blendawendy

      You’re rapidly becoming my hero: you made me laugh out loud TWICE already.

  • Randy Riddle

    A woman President? Next thing you know, guys will be having to make the sammiches.

    • BadKitty904

      Which will take twice as long, cost three times as much, and still be done half-assedly.

      • Tallmutha

        Hey, whatever it takes to get the wimmenz doing it again.

        • Shush. You’ve revealed the technique I use to get my man toy to change my tires.

        • BadKitty904

          IKR? My bf has tried pulling that ol’ ploy on me and has gotten busted every time…”But I don’t do it as good as you do,” etc.

          • Good_Gawd_Yall

            The first time my brother was sent to pick up dinner for everyone when he’d gotten his driver’s license, he came back with food for half of us. The rest he claimed he’d forgotten what we asked for, so he didn’t know what to get us so he didn’t get anything. As a strategy for getting out of ever having to do errands for the family again, it was brilliant.

          • BadKitty904

            One of the traits I find endearing about guys is that sort of half-witted “cunning” that they think nobody will ever see through…

          • Shan

            They should be straightforward about it like the ladyboss I had when I was temping back in the Stone Age. She flat out told me to do a bad job on a project so that I didn’t get asked to do it again. Uh….

          • BadKitty904

            The Curse of Competence can be burdensome….

          • Shan

            Right? The same company hired me because I was GOOD, not just not-a-fuckup, and later on the same woman tried to write me up for insubordination because I…came in too early and parked in the company parking lot…So I showed her what insubordination REALLY meant.

          • Good_Gawd_Yall

            Yes, an inability to do the laundry without “accidentally” putting colors and whites together, or tossing wool sweaters into dryers . . . or leaving one square of paper on the toilet roll so they don’t technically have to replace it!

          • BadKitty904

            Bless their lazy, knuckleheaded hearts…

          • LSM

            I hope all of you ate his share of the food.

      • Skwerl King

        Naw. We’ll just hire immigrants to do it and then complain they are taking all of our jobs!

        • BadKitty904

          GOP? Is that you?

      • natoslug

        The problem with me making a sammich is that I can only see things on the top shelf of the fridge, and even then, it needs to be at the very front. Which is why I am very thankful for a short and loving wife.

        • BadKitty904

          Speaking as one of the vertically-challenged, I have the opposite problem. That’s one of the many virtues of having a tall bf…

          • natoslug

            I’m in charge of cutting boards and cookie sheets and everything in the cabinet above the ovens, plus anything not on the first shelf in all the regular height cabinets, she’s in charge of the freezer (freezer on bottom) and the lower shelves of the refrigerator, and all of the ground-level cabinetry. I get off easy in this deal.

          • BadKitty904

            TEAMWORK, TEAMWORK, That’s What Counts!

  • AngryBlakGuy

    I know Hillary Clinton isn’t perfect, and I will not agree with everything she does … wait, why am I preemptively apologizing for new Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton here??? Oh right, because I am a woman. GODDAMN THAT SHIT’S INGRAINED.

    …well, it seems like “apologizing” for having a “vagina” is a higher priority for the GOP than apologizing for being a racists, orange, rat turd!!!

  • Joe Beese

    I do not think you are preemptively apologizing for Hillary Clinton because you are a woman. I think you are preemptively apologizing for Hillary Clinton because you know that she is going to sell out our progressive hopes the second it becomes expedient for her to do so.

  • Jeff in the desert

    A vagina, a penis and schmuck walk into a bar…….name the three candidates….

  • DodgeDixie&Descartes

    As a loving parent yesterday I instructed my sons to vote as if they had vaginas. Else wise I would one day park the RV in their respective driveways and announce my retirement. I told them months ago to lose the Bernie bro costumes or cell phone bills would mysteriously find a way to their mailboxes. Me, I could easily have voted for Hillz simply because in 1992 I thought she was way hot — but rather I decided months ago that she was my next POTUS because she was the best possible candidate for the job and because it’s plenty embarrassing to live in a backwards country where only dudes get access to the floppy disks that launch the missiles.

    • Good_Gawd_Yall

      it’s plenty embarrassing to live in a backwards country where floppy disks launch the missiles
      FIFY

  • Latverian Diplomat

    “But what about the chance to elect our first orange president? Is that not also a peeling?”

    • edith prickly

      ARRRGHHH

    • jmhm

      hee.

    • BreakingDeadMen

      I’m not bigoted, except as regards Orange Americans. I wouldn’t fuck Trump with John’s Boehner.

    • Lance Thrustwell

      You’re just navel-gazing.

      • BreakingDeadMen

        Orange you glad he didn’t say banana?

      • Playonwords

        That’s ship spotting isn’t it?

      • natoslug

        I don’t cara cara what you think.

    • PubOption

      I appreciate your pithy remark.

    • Skwerl King

      Are Oompa Loompas eligible? I thought they were here on a labor visa?

      • Latverian Diplomat

        “Build the Damn Vermicious-knid-proof Wall!”

        • MsAnthropesMr

          Extra points for familiarity with the sequel.

    • Spotts1701

      I just don’t think he’s got the juice and he’s gonna get pulped.

    • Logic of Color

      Wouldn’t it be cool to have a president that could spray himself/herself to match the skin tone of any hosted dignitary?

      • Latverian Diplomat

        That could really score points with the Martian Ambassador.

        • eggsacklywright

          aaacck aaack…aack

          • Latverian Diplomat

            “We know they’re extremely advanced technologically, which suggests – very rightfully so – that they’re peaceful. An advanced civilization, by definition, is not barbaric.”

    • Iron Monkey

      Well, I am not an orangeist but there must be more juicy revelations to come revealed

    • Msgr_Moment

      Orange you glad he’s not a banana?

      • JH Marx

        He hasn’t the brain power for that.

    • natoslug

      It’s time for future President Hillary Clinton to start smashing pumpkins.

    • eggsacklywright

      Does his middle initial “J” stand for Julius?

      • Serai 1

        OH, ORANGE JULIUS. *sob* I MISS YOU SO MUCH.

    • eggsacklywright

      Minute Maid for the Minute Man.

      • wurman

        Sec. Clinton may peel an orange in order to slice it for zest on an Orange Daiquiri per Martha Stewart [ http://www.marthastewart.com/345034/orange-daiquiri.%5D. The remains of the peel could be used to “make America grate again” by sprinkling on a foamy stein of what used to be Budweiser beer. Slicing, dicing, and grating Donald of Orange is a recipe for success.

    • Serai 1

      That’s a seedy notion if I’ve ever heard one.

  • RoyalUglyDude

    If I had a vagina I would totally vote with it.

    • If I had a vagina, I would hide it under the sink when company comes over.

      • Jenny

        Archer! Why is there a vagina in your sink?!?

    • Latverian Diplomat

      “With a thorough and lengthy electoral process…ladies.”

    • say wha

      If I had a vagina, I’d ring it in the morning, I’d ring it in the evening, all over this land.

    • Playonwords

      If I had a vagina I’d get nothing done …

      … I like vaginas

    • baconzgood

      If I had one I’d be too busy buying vibrating sex toys to vote.

  • Lance Thrustwell

    I, too, will vote with my vagina. Figuratively speaking.

    • Skwerl King

      Please do it literally and film it. For comedy!

  • OddMan

    I was gonna use my dick, but those little booths don’t have the curtains to cover up like they used to. Plus holding a pen was difficult.
    So alas I used my fingers. It felt good to vote for a woman.

    OT, back when I was a bit more randy there was a club in Honolulu that had women that could do amazing things with their viginas. They could hold a pen and write out your name for $20.
    Good times.

    • Jus_Wonderin

      Cursive or Print?

      • GDleftyPart2

        Calligraphy or GTFO.

        • OddMan

          Cursive with those little hearts over the i.

          • chicken thief

            I’m no Christian Barnard, but I swear that wasn’t no heart over my eye.

  • Gwennie_G

    Is it terrible that my first thought on seeing that picture was “YOWZA!” instead of “Hillary Clinton has made history and will be our next president!”?

  • Skwerl King

    Voting with your vagina suppresses all my rights.
    -Men’s Rights Activist.

    • Pickwicknext

      Good. Something should really join your sexuality. It’s getting lonely

    • Latverian Diplomat

      They only wish they were feeling squeezed by vaginas.

  • Vecciojohn LLC

    I’m going to play the woman card and wear my Hillary t shirt to the gym today.

    • Playonwords

      So – you’re going to OPPRESS all those poor Republicans

      • Lance Thrustwell

        Oppress ’em good! And then get all politically correct on their asses. They won’t know what hit ’em!

      • Crystalclear12

        Once again, so much extra work to be a liberal. Can’t they be happy with being silently judge? Nooooooo-they have to be oppressed. Republicans. . . pfft.

    • orygoon

      Trying o get lady-attention; we know you.

      • Vecciojohn LLC

        Yes, I’m a sensitive new age kind of guy.

        And pity sex is better than nothing.

        • orygoon

          Show up at my gym and we can have coffee, and plot to somehoe replace Shiny Pioneer on the Capitol with Pioneer Woman. Date?

  • I didn’t vote. Because I live in Iowa, and they wouldn’t let me. The system is rigged!

    • Latverian Diplomat

      In Iowa you vote with your corn dog.

      • Pierre_de_Fermat

        Doesn’t the butter sculpture factor in too?

  • Latverian Diplomat

    “I’m just sad that Scalia passed away before we could throw out the 19th Amendment.”

    — Samuel Alito

    • Pickwicknext

      Alito has emotions?

      • Latverian Diplomat

        Software upgrade.

    • Back during my Republican days, I recall reading at least one editorial saying that things had really gone downhill since women got the right to vote independently of their man and the author recommended that we go to a system where the head of the household voted for the entire family because bible.

      • Latverian Diplomat

        Yeah they still write stuff like that. Often penned by such stay-at-home moms as Phyllis Schlafly.

  • TheGrandWaz00

    I guess the parallel here is that Trump supporters voted with their assholes.

  • Msgr_Moment

    My Vagina Voted Yesterday, And It Was Fantastic

    The voting or the vagina? Asking for a friend.

  • MrCanoehead

    Voting for Hillary because she’s a woman is like voting for Thatcher because she’s a woman; it’s true, but it’s not her defining characteristic.

    • BadKitty904

      I voted for Hilz because I think she’s the best person for the job. Her being a woman is simply a cool bonus.

      • natoslug

        I didn’t vote for her, not because she is or isn’t a woman, but because I was willing to be a dreamer through yesterday evening. I will be voting for her in November, because even though she refuses to say she’s replacing the ACA with universal coverage, implementing a 90% income tax on the wealthy, and a 100% inheritance tax, and replacing the Secret Service and most of America’s law enforcement officers with Black Panthers, she is now officially the best person for the job. I still want the Black Panthers thing, though.

        • Shan

          Upvoted for the Black Panthers idea.

        • Latverian Diplomat

          At least the Black Panthers can patrol a goddam fence.

          • SisterArtemis

            Plus, super awesome berets. Or do they still wear those?

    • Sue4466

      So someone actually wrote today that being happy Clinton is the nominee as the first woman to break that glass ceiling means we’d all just vote for Palin too. Of course. I know I was happy when Obama was sworn in as the first black president, which is why I know all the folks who voted for him would equally vote for Ben Carson.

      • Good_Gawd_Yall

        People are stupid.

  • natoslug

    I would have voted, but I was told I have no vagina. (okay, okay, I voted, but I still have no vagina. What’s more, I plan on doing it again in a few months, and I still won’t have a vagina.)

    • Playonwords

      Wasn’t “I Have No Vagina and I Must Vote,” a short story by Harlan Ellison?

      • Jus_Wonderin

        Do Vagina’s Dream of Electric Brazilians?

        • Paganish

          Yeowza!!

      • Latverian Diplomat

        Ellison sued because the editor changed the title from “I Have No Pussy and I Must Vote”, totally destroying his original artistic vision.

      • natoslug

        I will gladly pay you tomorrow for a vagina today.

      • Serai 1

        It sure sounds like a title he’d use for a column on the election.

    • Serai 1

      May I just take a moment here to relish this moment in history, where the sad lack being lamented is

      NOT HAVING A VAGINA?

      After a lifetime of subtle and not so subtle intimidation along the lines of YOU DON’T COUNT BECAUSE YOU DON’T HAVE A DICK, to have the tables turned, to hear guys saying things like your comment, even for a moment, is more refreshing than I can possibly express.

      • natoslug

        Relish and a vagina? Well, aren’t you fancy?! I think guys say horrible things about women out of jealousy. I’m pretty sure if any of us guys had vaginas, we’d never leave the bedroom. Or we’d be women, in which case, we’d be used to having vaginas and able to function like real people. Not me, though. I’d definitely be lost in endless fascination.

        • Serai 1

          I could never be a woman. I’d just sit inside all day and play with my breasts. — Steve Martin

  • Lizzietish81

    So I’ve had to unfriend someone who after telling us that Hillary is “uninspiring” decided to mansplain to me why after I told him to fuck off.

    Really I need to let this go for now, let them have their temper tantrum.

    • natoslug

      That’s the dumbest thing I’ve heard in hours. Not what you said, but your mansplaining friend. And I didn’t even have to hear him. This is also why I live in a bubble, working from home, ignoring FaceBook for the past two months, and dropping off the twatter. Even if Clinton had done nothing else in her life, and she’s done a hell of a lot in life, just becoming the presumptive nominee is pretty fucking inspiring.

      • sw19womble

        I don’t necessarily agree with Hillary on several things (war, wall street, previous track record on gay rights, etc) but one has to admire the way she’s stuck at it, got things done and been progressive in certain areas – and hopefully changed her mind on other matters. She certainly knocks spots of that thin-skinned egotist that conned his way to the front of the Party of Bigotry, and anyone in the center (or indeed any right-minded republicans who are left) should vote for her in November.
        That, of course, includes all those hyper-idealistic Bernie Bros who have a few months to pull themselves together and grow up.

        • chicken thief

          Dittos. And also too: no candidate from either party that ran this cycle knows policy better than Hillary. Agree or disagree with her, the woman knows her shit.

          • Plushinobi

            Yesterday, I had a coworker say to me, “What has she ever even done? I mean, really she’s just not qualified for anything.” Punching is not allowed at work so I had to leave the room.

          • edith prickly

            Wait, what? She fought for and won a Senate seat, lost the presidential nomination once and gave it another shot instead of crying in her beer about unfairness, she’s been Secretary of State – whether you agree with everything Hillary’s done or not, she did the work.

          • YoBunnyBunny

            but those things DON’T COUNT!!1!!!!1!

          • Plushinobi

            That’s pretty much what he said. I started listing her accomplishments and her pshaaa-ed at me with a dismissive little hand wave. I saw red and then left without saying anything because all I could think of where words that end up with me in HR.

          • Cindyinencinitas

            I assume calling him/her a chucklehead would also be frowned upon?

          • laineypc

            If you ask the Bernie Bros she has done plenty. She released Sarin gas (being funnelled through the embassy in Benghazi, that’s why she erased the emails) on civilians in Syria and framed Assad as a pretext for war, she paid off all the superdelegates in corruption most foul to secure their votes, she caused all the voter suppression to make sure independents for Bernie wouldn’t make it to the polls, and that accounts for the huge spread in the popular vote…she is REALLY great at the subterfuge, people!

          • LSM

            She also 1) assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand and started World War I, 2) released toxins into the soil, to start the Irish Potato Famine, and 3) started the Great Fire of London.

          • Kavefish

            In one of the other threads, someone posted a link to her wonky interview on the bank issue (comparing her reply to Sanders’s) and I got a contact high just from reading her responses. I *love* it when she gets wonky and into policy. It’s so clear that this stuff turns her on, and I find that irresistible. When someone is in the groove, doing their thing – the rest of the world falls away and they become a beautiful nexus of light.

          • Serai 1

            People in this country have been trained to believe that the most important things in a President are actually the least important. They’re “boring”. They’re “dull”. They’re not exciting like SPONTANEITY and TELLING IT LIKE IT IS and STICKING IT TO THE MAN. Not like, you know, doing the fucking job, which is wall-to-wall wonkishness and detail fiddling and talking congresscritters off the ledge and pulling stupid shit out of bills and gladhanding even if you’d never talk to that asshole by choice and signing, signing, signing. It’s be nice if just for ONCE, the fucking electorate would realize that POLITICS IS NOT A REALITY TV SHOW.

          • wurman

            TeeVee. All of the really important stuff that massively affects, or even infects, our lives takes place in a room around a desk or a conference table involving the most focused, mundane, workaday people imaginable. There is no “action” for the camera. SCOTUS. Federal Reserve Open Market Committee. Joint Chiefs of Staff. ad infinitum. Big bad gubmint at work . . . and nothing to see.

          • Serai 1

            Yep. This horseshit started the minute being “telegenic” suddenly became a thing.

          • laineypc

            And this is why Trump would never be able to stomach being presnit. Far too boring. Once he wins, he got what he wanted and he’ll want to move on. He won’t win, and if Clinton gains on him in the polling as we approach the election, he’ll figure it’s not worth it and find an excuse to withdraw, hopefully at a very inconvenient time.

          • LSM

            Personally, I can see him folding like a cheap suit during the debates. Hillary is going to wipe the floor with him.

          • LSM

            I’m still wondering how the President, *any* President, can “stick it to the Man.” By definition, the President *is* “the Man.” Or, soon, will be “the Woman.”

            Hard to find a person with more power than the President.

            By I absolutely agree with you about all of the glamour stuff. Give me a hard-working, intelligent, reasonably articulate wonk any time.

          • Serai 1

            Congress has more power, I think. Just ask Obama – they can fuck up practically anything the President wants to do.

    • Msmlg1979

      Yes. Let them wear themselves out. None of their ugliness will change anything, or take away how inspired many of us feel today.

      • bookish

        Exactly. Cry me a river.

      • Cindyinencinitas

        The rope-a-dope!

    • Lance Thrustwell

      He must have been putting things rather undiplomatically? Calling Hillary “uninspiring” is not the worst thing ever. Although at the moment, as the newly-won first woman candidate, I will admit it seems rather incongruous and churlish.

      • Lizzietish81

        Oh he was in the midst of a circle jerk pity party about how horrible it was and that he’d vote for her and…

        And yes I was probably primed to bite the head off the next person who said something stupid and whiny and like a good Mantis he lined himself right up.

        Sorry, this is an important milestone, stop shitting on it because you didn’t get your way!

    • Good_Gawd_Yall

      When these people say “uninspiring” what they mean is that, unlike the vulgar talking yam on the other side, she doesn’t go off on incoherent rage rants about people of color, Muslims, or Mexicans. The word they are actually searching for is not “uninspiring” but “unhorrifying.”

    • Playonwords

      Bet they also said that Obama spoke too slowly and was too dependent on autocues …

    • calliecallie

      I’ve had someone mansplaining to me for months now why I should vote for Hillary simply because she is a woman, and for no other reason, when really all I want is the best Democrat, no matter who. But I married that mansplaining guy, so I tolerate his nonsense.

    • Tansy Geek

      That makes me stabby. I don’t really care about being inspired, I’d rather have someone competent and who can get shit done.

      • Serai 1

        I wonder how many employers look for I’M INSPIRING GODDAMMIT on applications. “He’s INSPIRING! Better hire him right away!” is a thing said in HR departments never.

        • LSM

          I once had a young man apply for a job who claimed he was “inspiring.” He also promised to put my department “on the map,” didn’t have any real, specific plans and freaked out the receptionists.

          I didn’t hire him.

    • Serai 1

      I just stopped going to any site that’s full of Bros. Like a friend of mine used to say, life’s too short to drink bad wine.

  • DoILookAmused2u ?

    I hope you wiped down the voting machine before leaving.

    • Rick Hill

      It’s only good voting machine etiquette.

    • SisterArtemis

      See? Here’s another great reason for vote by mail.

  • Jenny

    The voting booth in my area has giant softball sized knobs and are just too high for my vagina to reach the glass.
    The workers were not very accommodating. Proof that voting was meant for well endowed penis!!

    • sw19womble

      Say, you know who else has/is a giant softball sized knob?

      • Jenny

        Ha Goodman?

      • chicken thief

        Why is everyone looking at me, expecting an answer?!

        ~ Larry Craig

        • Jus_Wonderin

          Morse code in a echoing stall.

      • The Wanderer

        The front door of a scaled-up hobbit hole?

      • Playonwords

        The Morris Minor (old British medical joke based on fact)

      • eggsacklywright

        Biggus Dickus, my gweat fwiend in Wome.

    • Hairstrike Alpha

      They put those there for me….don’t hate, congratulate.

    • Cindyinencinitas

      I just smeared my vote on the glass.

  • Blendawendy

    When Geraldine Ferraro was nominated for Vice President of the United States, I quite spontaneously started bawling like a baby. I had no idea how much it meant to me, seeing a woman in that position, until I did. I intend to cry just as hard when Hillary is sworn in as President of the United States. I can’t say that I voted with my vagina. I voted for Bernie, but my state (Massachusetts) went for Hillary, and I wasn’t horrified. And as it became more and more clear that Hillary would be the nominee, I’ve got to say I became happier and happier about it. She is clearly the most qualified candidate for the presidency–probably like, since forever–and as she gains in confidence, she seems to be growing into the position in history which she’s going to inhabit. I’m officially glad to be alive to see this.

    • Cindyinencinitas

      Geraldine Ferraro is the only presidential candidate I’ve ever seen. She came to my school (UC Irvine) and I walked over to see her. It was really fun. There were real supporters and protesters but there also seemed to be paid ones there. The chanting was less than inspiring and the opposition mostly just called her a Catholic in name only. But then, for some reason, someone in the crowd starting chanting “It just doesn’t matter” and boy did that catch on! Everybody there started chanting that. Good times.

      • rebecca

        “it just doesn’t matter” … was from Meatballs, wasn’t it? LOL.

        • Cindyinencinitas

          Yes. It was terribly funny.

    • artem1s

      I would so love to start planning on a January trip to DC. but I’m terribly afraid I’m going to jinx it! stoopid.

      • Pierre_de_Fermat

        No. Start *planning* now, and recognize that travel and lodging are already being booked by others. Geeze, it would be great to be there.

      • Roadstergal

        Go ahead and book the trip. If the orange monstrosity wins, you can hang yourself on the National Mall.

        • SisterArtemis

          nah, no hanging – point and laugh, and loudly!

          Still, THAT WILL NOT HAPPEN AND OUR HILLZ WILL REIGN SUPREME WITH BEYONCE AND THAT BEAR ISLAND KID FROM GoT AT HER SIDE!

          Still absorbing the coffee…. will settle down soon….

  • I voted for the other candidate, but I’m cool with Hillary and I’ll be happy to watch her kick Trump’s ass. Congratulations to all XX’ers.

  • Vecciojohn LLC

    Get ready for the onslaught of misogynistic lies, smears, incitements to violence, and BENGHAZI!!!!! rage-gasms. With Trump as their candidate, Hillary Hate© is about all they’ve got.

    • Msmlg1979

      Women have been dealing with this stuff our whole lives. We ARE ready. It’s not going to be a new experience for us.

      • Vecciojohn LLC

        My hope is that women will get so angry that they vote in record numbers and really swamp Trump and the GOP. Same for racial and religious minorities who have been demonized by Trump and Trumpism. We all need to get on the trolley.

        • SterWonk

          There’s already been a noticeable uptick in Hispanics (and I think Muslims) who have been here on Green Cards, who are finally applying for citizenship so they can vote against Trump.

          • berkeleyfarm

            This is what happened in California after the race-baiting of the 1994 gubernatorial election, and a large factor in why a state that was a swing state tending R for Presidential elections has become “solid blue”.

          • SterWonk

            Indeed! I’m a “recent”[*] transplant to CA, so I’d forgotten about that.

            [*] 2005-08, so it’s “only” been about 11 years.

        • orygoon

          I’m guessing every single swing state will go D. IOW, YOOOGE!

        • pstockholm

          If he trolley breaks down grab a tumbrel.

          • Vecciojohn LLC

            ? I got a mule to ride if the train breaks down! ?

            And a pitchfork.

      • pyrophilia

        I’d just like to say this as a liberal I don’t believe that if you think you’re dealing with that stuff because you’re female instead of because you’re lefty i’ve been dealing with the same shit he has my entire life as well. and flogging the Benghazi Dead horse is really, really, truly, as played out as All your base are belong to us, only. it’s worse even. The sheer scale of their refusal to let of the Benghazi horse and continuing to bring out that lie long after it’s due date sends me into a Highly annoyed rage every time I hear the mere metion of the world Benghazi.

        • pyrophilia
          • Blank Ron

            Don’t hold yer breath…

        • Msmlg1979

          Misogyny is hatred of women. It happens to and affects all women, regardless of their politics.

          • pyrophilia

            Yeah but the problems in our politics are not new for me or novel for me as well.
            I related.
            That’s all.

          • Msmlg1979

            There has been a lot of mention today of bracing ourselves for the coming sexism. My point, all other political considerations aside, is that for women, sexism being thrown around like grenades is just like any other day. I understand your point. Thank you. :)

        • Serai 1

          ——————————> THE POINT

          your head

          Wow, some of you just never learn, do you?

        • AlasAnAss

          Nope.

  • Zango LeHoonery

    I’ve a couple of Lady Bernie Bros on the FB, and my oh my, there must be some serious sand in there wherevers today. You hit on all the points- war monger, corrupt, establishment yadda yadda.

    Several are independents who didn’t even vote for Bernie, ‘cuz IT’S FUCKING RIGGED!!! Yes, rabid supporters who couldn’t be bothered to vote for their candidate. Gah. Again, I voted for Bernie, happy to vote for Hillz next.

    Another note, I wasn’t too troubled by Bernie’s speech last night. He and Bamz may be employing some of that eleventy dimensional chess to steer his supporters towards Hillary, eventually. Heaven knows some will come kicking and screaming. Some won’t, and kick and scream anyways.

    • DoILookAmused2u ?

      “rabid supporters who couldn’t be bothered to vote for their candidate.”.

      You can’t fix stupid.

      • Kavefish

        But sometimes you *can* point and laugh.

        • Blank Ron

          That being Our Editrix’s business model.

      • TeeRaak

        No, but duck tape muffles the sound.

    • Lance Thrustwell

      Boy, I hope Barry is able to set him straight when they talk tomorrow.

      • Serai 1

        I’m waiting for the tantrum afterward.

    • Zippy W Pinhead

      I get that you can’t turn an ocean liner on a dime. Give Bernie a day or two to start making those course corrections, but it does need to happen sooner, rather than later.

      • Astraea

        I just hope he can focus on the issues, but he seems to be pressing forward with his “improvements” to the Democratic primary system.

        • Serai 1

          Oh, didn’t you know? Only Bernie can say what the REAL issues are. Unlike all that whiny female shit, HIS issues are the only REAL issues.

  • Sardonicuss

    Strictly anecdotally, there has been a phenom I have noticed since the Clintons first appeared that I have always found puzzling.
    The most vitriolic, mean..and frankly sometimes down right vicious Hillary hatred I have encountered over the years.has come from women.
    I always liked her but learned fairly early on not to mention that around various women I have known (mostly liberals as well) because of the negative reactions I have encountered.
    Don’t get it, never will…and will certainly not be speculating on the causes for it.

    • sw19womble

      People are weird.

      • Sardonicuss

        I resemble that remark.

    • Squirrel_t_robot

      Geraldine Ferraro also compelled some women hate.

      My grammy’s sister was downright vicious towards Geraldine; she was always The Bitch.

      Weird and really dumb.

    • Lance Thrustwell

      I’ll speculate. I think it’s exactly the same level of (unjustified) vitriol that many of the men have, but the women feel all empowered to be bitchy and harsh because, well, they’re women, and they’re taking a little weird pride in being able to “go after” her in a way that they feel a lot of their Republimen are unable to.

      • Sardonicuss

        It could be that they just feel more comfortable being vocal about it. But honestly, even the right wing dudes I know don’t like her, but are basically indifferent to her on a personal level.
        The thing is, in 26 years of watching her, I have really never heard any valid critiques beyond right wing mythology and just basic political expediency….and outright misogynistic bullshit.
        I think, at it’s core, it maybe some kind of really bad patricarchichal psychology thing.
        It is one of the reasons I am so glad she has won. I think the importance of her acceptance , or the acceptance of women in power is being understated if anything.

    • Good_Gawd_Yall

      I’m not excusing myself here, but I had a problem with Hillary when Bill Clinton was president, and I’m pretty sure (looking back) it had to do with her outspokenness and her out-and-proud belief that she had a right to her opinion. Because up until that point, in my lifetime, First Ladies had been Jackie Kennedy, Lady Bird, Pat Nixon, Betty Ford, Rosalyn Carter, Nancy Reagan, and Barbara Bush. They were “ladies” in the old-fashioned sense of that word – quiet, in the background, “helpmeets” to their powerful husbands, certainly not women who refused to bake chocolate-chip cookies or select some quiet (unimportant) worthy cause to quietly and worthily spend their unimportant time on. As I said, I have no excuse for falling into that trap of poisonous backwards thinking that disliked her solely for being the kind of woman I now admire greatly – but I do think it might explain some of the vitriol and misogyny that gets dumped on Hillary all the time.

    • edith prickly

      I hear women say awful things about other women politicians a lot (it’s partly work related for me…) Their voices are terrible, they’re trying too hard, who picked that outfit for her, etc. I’ll admit to being guilty of this myself in the past when I was younger and more arrogant. Now that I am older and have had a lot of time to observe and ponder, I think it comes down to this: male politicians have been the norm for so long and it’s so ingrained that power looks and sounds male, when people see and hear a woman doing the same thing it sounds “wrong.” Even to another woman.

      • Astraea

        Yeah, we all learn that stuff. I think there is also pressure for women to prove that they aren’t one of those angry feminists, that they’re the cool ones, or that they’re the good ones. Like other marginalized groups, we’re under more pressure to differentiate ourselves from others because we get judged by association with other women. When the hate comes out for one powerful women, there’s a lot of pressure to show that hey, I’m not HER! And what easier way to do that than to be just as hostile toward her, if not more so?

        • edith prickly

          All true – and but it still bugs me that otherwise smart women are that self-unaware. My usual response is to look puzzled and say “she sounds fine to me” then name several male politicians with awful voices who are routinely far more obnoxious than any of the women (not hard to do, there are lots of them.) It’s fine to not like a woman pol because you disagree with her actions or party affiliation, but adult women should stop with the Mean Girl shit. We’re better than that.

        • feministing

          hilarious because it is all done in the end only to gain approval from yet again….men!

        • Serai 1

          I fucking hate the whole “cool girl” bullshit. When did feminists get so wimpy, so sparkly-eyed about OMG TEH BOIS that they gave up most of what it means to be feminist? Namely, not listening to men when it comes to HOW TO BE A FEMINIST? It’s so fucking disheartening.

          • Shan

            I especially hate the ones who tone police with things like “You’d win more people over to your side if you weren’t so ANGRY sounding!” Well, FUCK YOU. I AM angry!

          • Serai 1

            Few things scream PRIVILEGE more than “calm down, why so angry”?

      • Sardonicuss

        I was commenting on Gawker until about February, when the Hil hate got so bad, that I thought I would move over to Jezebel just to see some actual coverage and maybe a more positive attitude in the comments.
        Then when she won Super Tuesday and they didn’t even cover it…..
        Soon the Hill bashers were just as bad on Jez as they had been on Gawker, and the writers didn’t get any better.
        There is something very sad about a feminist website treating the first serious women Presidential candidate they way they have.

        • edith prickly

          I stopped reading Jezebel when Lindy West left. Haven’t missed it a bit.

          • Pierre_de_Fermat

            Actually on both Jezebel and Gawker there have been some *very* angry responses to that cr@p. The cr@p is usually in the form of … I don’t know … bumper sticker slogans would be too sophisticated. More like “words” that seem to come from people with no clear idea what they mean (which is why I think a lot of this is ratfvking … they know the Sanders supporters will respond to “warmonger” “neoliberal” “neocon” “wallstreet” so they just put those in. ‘cuz it’s fun). As I have said here a number of times, there are a lot of Bernie folks on Our Wonkette. They are not like this, they are valued contributors.
            If the ratfvking theory is correct, there should also be a group of “Hillary supporters” with similar goals. Ultimately, they may both be talking only to each other …

        • Serai 1

          It’s sad to see so many women calling themselves feminist while at the same time swallowing every wingnut meme on what feminism “is” or “isn’t”.

      • pyrophilia

        I’ve picked up on the misogyny lately myself but to be intellectually honest with you men have less reason to be sexist because we want women. and have Forward desire for them. So being an asshole to them doesn’t serve our self interest. But I don’t doubt alot of what you’re saying about girlhate. I’ve noticed a few things in honesty that women have done I mean I’m on Tumblr and I see it and if I put on my outsider rather than insider glasses as far as you know me being a Feminist But- Having a few points of criticism about women and behavior I’ve seen those Outsider lens would say things like I’ve noticed how when a super popular male celebrity gets cheated on like Robert Pattinson was the point at which I started to realize Girlhate was alive and was legitimately a thing because Kirsten Stewart was excoriated by a lot of people who had no other motive to hate her but for the fact that they Adored Pattinson. It’s Totally chill if you have issues with Kirsten and think she’s a bad actor or are critical that she sold herself short by performing in Twilight or any of those points of criticism I’d be fine with and am not arguing for a Lower Bar for Kirsten because she has a Vagina. What I am saying is that when she cheated on Pattinson the fangirl mob on the internet went HARD after Kirsten for it and Rare was the soul who pointed out that the man Kirsten did it with was in a point of authority over her was her boss and that is unethical because he was in a Privileged position at his place of employment over her and it could be risky because What if she was fired for not consenting? Those dangers exist in those kind of situations and it looks kinda Creepy but there’s a Pattern whenever a woman cheats that I’ve picked up on that you never see people hating on the Boys she did it with for not respecting that She was Taken instead what you witness is that all of the moral burden is placed on her shoulders so she’s seen exclusively as the party who’s moral convictions were failing.

        do they criticize the boys for it? Do they hurl terms like “Homewrecker?” at the MEN in the equation?.

        no.

        Kirsten Stewart’s Story was just the First time for me that I noticed the pattern but I’m serious. It seems like the girls have a tendency to blame the woman when it happens. What else could this possibly be but internalized misogyny?

        But for those reasons I don’t doubt what you’re telling me about Female politicians. We seem to be harsher and more critical of women than of men.

        • Astraea

          With all due respect I think you need to do some more sitting down and listening than talking about feminist issues. Probably outside of a group of tumblrs you follow.

          • Serai 1

            He’s never going to be able to listen because he’s too impressed with the sound of His Own Superior Masculine Voice Which Knows What Feminism Is Unlike All You Womenz Who Don’t.

          • pyrophilia

            …. ????

          • Serai 1

            *pats your widdle head*

            Yes, dear. Run outside and play now.

          • pyrophilia

            No. There’s no reflection that needs to be done here. There’s no genuine misogyny. I don’t know why you’ve come to the misperception that the only reason i’m talking about my feelings and why i believe misogyny is real is “Egotism” and a belief that I am “necessary” in feminist spaces and that I am “Needed” and that my perspective is “more valueble” than female ones then all I can do is tell you that your perception is a a fantasy that exist in your mind alone. I don’t have the ability to control what conclusions you come to about me nor should i be expected to. but if you think i’m here because somehow I think women aren’t capable of solving their own problems without my presence then you’re imagining a sense of egotism that simply isn’t there and doesn’t truly exist. I tend to want to congregate with those who agree with me but no part of my soul genuinely believes I am necessary needed or necessarily of merit or worth to feminism. no part of me believes i am genuinely smarter than more special than women or more capable than they are of producing something intelligent if I BELIEVED THAT I wouldn’t be AT The Wonkette in the first place and find the satire here so delicious. Because women are MORE capable than i am of producing beautiful satire.

            I don’t have the gift or talent for snark as much as Wonkette does and that’s why I read it.

            But If any discussion of being open about the things that lead to disillusionment and rendered my male privilege obvious to me is “mansplaining” then all I can do is tell you to go take a hike because i’m not a misogynyist And I don’t even have an Ego about my feminism.

            I’m astonished however that in all of a five minute conversation of psychotic projections onto what little i’ve said you’ve reached conclusion after conclusion about my Personality and psychoanalysis which..

            is entirely invalid. I award you 0 points of Validity and may god have mercy upon your soul.

          • Astraea

            Wow this paranoid ranting has me convinced that you are entirely reasonable.

          • pyrophilia

            Paranoid? Take a look in the mirror. I’m not. You are. just because I don’t instantaneously validate your psychotic projections doesn’t mean I’m the paranoid one.

          • Astraea

            Wow such feminist. Calling women paranoid when they tell you you’re saying sexist shit.

          • pyrophilia

            You’re the one Twisting what I said by imagining there’s a place within me that Genuinely thinks that I’m smarter or more capable than women are of experiencing misogyny or picking up on it. If that isn’t Paranoia what then is? Seeing an Ego where there is none. Paranoia.

          • Astraea

            I see.

          • pyrophilia

            All that I had intended to do was express my two cents about what made it real to me. I never meant to insult you or imply that somehow I was more capable of realizing misogyny than women? What kind of vane narcissistic person do you think I am? I agree with you. Justifying that agreement is mansplaining? Wow. my apologies. But my intention was never to imply those things but my experience of women within feminism has been one that is extremely distrusting of me and paranoid that I somehow imagine myself superior to women.

            if anything I feel insecure and like you’re the better half. So desperate for female validation in my feminism I went so far as to seek out Jane’s due process and donated to them because I wanted people to realize how sincerely I believed.

          • Astraea

            I think you’re someone who said something sexist and uninformed who then freaked out at two women who tried to say so. I suppose I don’t know if you’re sexist in your heart.

          • pyrophilia

            ‘scuze me for wanting to say you’re right here’s why and validate the women folk.

            Suddenly I’m not allowed to agree with women that misogyny is a thing without it being misogyny? The rules of feminism are very weird to me. Foreign.

            I just want to tell my stories about that process. I’m sure you have your own, i’m sure yours is more intricate. After all it is YOUR experience. Me over in the corner though I’ve witnessed plenty of it myself and it bothers me and if I tell you about it or my experiences with it my intention is not to make you feel as though my experience with it is more real than yours.;

            All I’m doing is telling my story. sometimes it’s just a cigar.
            Seems like i’m a threat to them precisely because The rules of the gender war are supposed to say that I disagree that it’s a reality but I don’t. http://everything2.com/title/Sometimes+a+cigar+is+just+a+cigar

          • Shan
          • Serai 1

            Damn, beat me to it.

          • pyrophilia

            good god I’m sure the ladies have seen more of it than I have and have plenty of their own examples. I just know that it’s real. i couldn’t cut off my own face to spite it to save my life as far as that’s concerned. I’ve been through a process that has taken the ordinary blinders that people have off. If anything my operating assumption given my time combating the MRA is that most men for the most part flat out deny the reality of misogyny. If I’m projecting my own anxieties at all here my time within the space of Advocating for women’s issues has been one of witnessing men for some reason flatout listening to women tell their stories of misogyny and for some reason just think that it was too.. .what’s the word here…

            Men aren’t like that.

            They were incredulous to hear the stories of male sexism and sexploitation of the opposite sex to such an extent that personally I started to have difficulty to relate to them because the misogyny was so blindingly obvious that it was impossible to deny it’s reality for me personally and I couldn’t take for granted that it wasn’t a real genuine thing that was out there.

            What you’re witnessing in this is my alienation from both sides. Feminist think that I feel more capable of caring about women and women’s issues than women themselves. I don’t.

            and The men i’ve encountered seem to think the issues women call out like Catcalling and the like are not genuine things and continually tell them to smile about it because they just paid them a compliment.

            I grew up in an environment where men more often DENY misogyny as a reality so EXCUSE me for wanting to share my stories because I KNOW it’s a thing and am a male.

          • Astraea

            ” EXCUSE me for wanting to share my stories because I KNOW it’s a thing and am a male”

            I think we’ve reached the platonic ideal.

            My best wish for you is that someday you will be very embarrassed by the things you used to spew onto the internet.

          • Serai 1

            Want some popcorn? *passes bowl*

          • Astraea

            It didn’t take much prodding, did it?

          • Serai 1

            Little boys love to whip it out for a nice pud-pull.

          • pyrophilia

            https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychological_projection are you threw however accusing me of something you’re guilty of but i’m not?

          • Serai 1

            WIKIPEDIA?

            I get it now. *snorfle* Carry on.

          • Serai 1

            Can’t imagine why anyone would be irritated. He’s just SO LOGICAL OMG.

          • Serai 1

            No. There’s no reflection that needs to be done here.

            THERE. There’s your problem RIGHT THERE.

        • Serai 1

          Holy shit, dude. Doesn’t your Little Progressive Book say anything like DON’T MANSPLAIN TO WOMEN ABOUT SEXISM? Because you are digging yourself into a hole you may never get out of.

          Here’s a hint: When it comes to sexism and women’s experience, don’t try to tell us what’s “really” going on, don’t try to pay our widdle heads and EXPLAIN REALITY OMG, don’t try to teach your grandma to suck eggs. JUST DON’T.

          Oh, and just FYI: backing up your self-righteous arguments about why MEN ARE REALLY SLAVES BECUZ WE WANTZ TEH PUSSY SO BAD with examples from fandom? isn’t gonna help. No, really, it’s not.

          • pyrophilia

            Mansplaining? I’m just saying I don’t disagree with you and here’s why. What the hell is your problem? The fuck?

          • Serai 1

            What’s my problem?

            LOOK.

            IN.

            A.

            MIRROR.

          • pyrophilia

            any expression solidarity or justification of agreement with Feminist is twisted into mansplaining. I Tell you my reasons and you call me a misogyntist but I’m not saying that I “know better than women.” I’m just saying I don’t live in denial of it anymore and talking about the experiences that broke my ability to deny it as a real thing.

          • Astraea

            Dude it’s time to stop digging.

          • Serai 1

            He’ll be getting to China any minute now.

          • Astraea

            Hope he brings back some souvenirs.

          • Serai 1

            Maybe some Ben Wa balls.

          • Serai 1

            Oh, joy. He’s over on the dance music page whining about how THE MEEN WIMMINS BIN STOMPIN ON MY LITTLE PEEN.

          • Serai 1

            Wow. Just… wow.

            The next time some woman tells you she’s not interested, try to remember this day. This day you puffed up your chest and dug your heels in and REFUSED TO LISTEN TO WOMEN ABOUT BEING WOMEN.

            Your Feminist Card? Revoked. Until you get hold of the rule book and fucking READ IT.

          • pyrophilia

            are you honestly so insecure that you’d project Sexism onto me for being open with you about Why I believe what you’re saying?

          • Astraea

            “to be intellectually honest with you men have less reason to be sexist because we want women. and have Forward desire for them. So being an asshole to them doesn’t serve our self interest.”

            This is a gross and wrong and sexist thing to say and honestly I skimmed most of the rest but it didn’t look so great either. Sometimes we have thoughts that we think are pretty great but they actually need some more time in the oven. Which is 90% of the time we’re talking about issues that affect marginalized groups we’re not part of.

          • Serai 1

            Are you honestly so tone deaf and self-worshipping that you DON’T UNDERSTAND THIS? Seriously?

            *shakes head* Sad.

    • artem1s

      with my mom it’s always been female comedians. not a one she doesn’t hate. she hates Lucille Ball for crying out loud. It took me a while to suss it out. I think it’s the act of calling attention to oneself was what she was reacting to. wimmenz musn’t do that. to her benefit I think she was thrilled when I refused to sit down and shut up. But she still can’t bring herself to support a Dem because they demand too much. rights, attention, pay… it’s contradictory and hard for me to understand how a woman who struggled all her life to keep her family in food with a roof over their heads is so opposed to women who broke through and had an easier time of it than she did.

      • edith prickly

        Yes – the “Who does she think she is?” mentality. Very hard to dislodge, especially in women of a certain age.

    • Serai 1

      Women are trained to hate each other and tear each other down from birth, if not at home, then in the culture at large. We’re trained to do it without ever realizing we’re doing it, and if we do, our training supplies us with endless excuses as to why THAT’S PERFECTLY FINE. It’s an endless tirade, from the loudest threats to the tiniest little voice whispering you’re worthless and a target so strike first because you need a man or you’ll die in the street and every other woman is trying to steal your man and fuck you over. It’s thousands of years of this shit, layer after layer after layer, so engrained in the culture and in our heads that it’s a constant battle, one we don’t even know we’re fighting most of the time. But it kills us, slowly but surely, as well as impoverishing the whole world. Imagine the world we might have if women weren’t trained from birth to keep it from happening.

  • Belasaurius

    like I stated a million times, there are things I dislike about both candidates, but I would gladly vote for either one.

    • BadKitty904

      Hear, hear! TRUMP is the threat here, not Hilz or Bernz.

  • Iron Monkey

    Just like every successful politician–actually just like every human being–Clinton is a bundle of contradictions some of which I love: immigration, health care-and at least one that I hate–way to eager to deploy military force. I voted for Bernie in the Michigan primary and will vote for Hills in the general, can’t imagine why any Bernie voter would do anything else.

    • Lance Thrustwell

      Me either! The big dummies.

    • Serai 1

      Since Hillary has never actually BEEN in the position to start a war, I will wait until she is to judge whether she would. One thing a lot of people tend to forget is that different jobs come with different responsibilities. One’s opinion on war can change when one is in a position to start something like that.

  • TheGrandWaz00

    I’d like to be the right in candidate for vagina voters.

  • Squirrel_t_robot

    We gotta exercise these things very, very much- believe me.

  • Ilgattomorte

    Congratulations to you and your vagina. By a strange coincidence, my penis voted for Hillary last month. Of course it also controls the TV remote and has been known to open a beer or two …
    …but I digress.

    • Serai 1

      Does it ever get stuck in the pull tab?

  • Vecciojohn LLC

    To recycle an old gag that one of my favorite professors had an her office door – that’s herstory!

  • chicken thief

    She’s looking at me! SHE’S LOOKING RIGHT AT ME, WITH LUST IN HER HEART!1!!!

    ~ Lanny Davis

  • Callyson

    Elizabeth Warren — who, if she were running against Bernie Sanders, would have progressive men dancing war dances and calling her Pocahontas. Fuckin’ MARK IT.

    • Playonwords

      Sing it!

    • pyrophilia

      The hatred of Warren for the endorsement thing was a step too far for this Bernie Voter. I Voted for Bernie but if they start going after Warren soon purely out of emotion and on emotion instead of being reasonable I swear i’ll be bashing my head into the wall.

      • Jen_Baker_VA

        Those touting Warren the loudest were never for her (remember, she did not WANT to run. Clearly these men know what the woman should be doing, FFS). They just grabbed a progressive female to prove they weren’t against the woman.
        Hence when her endorsement came out they gave it up and rolled in their apeshit.

        • pyrophilia

          I was actually part of the early Draft Warren movement and have urged her to run…

          There was nothing pretentious about it.

          • Jen_Baker_VA

            Right but once she said, no, thanks, did you rant and rave about how she should have done it all the same and no fair because reasons?
            Like…every Bernie Bro I ever encountered did? You know, the ones who go “We should make her run!!!!!” because the silly woman does not know what is best for her.

          • pyrophilia

            No. Hahaha. To be honest with you she’s doing such good work in the senate I’d be pissed off if Hillary nominated her for VP.

          • Jen_Baker_VA

            Me too XD I voted for Bernie too, but I honestly believe the movement has been taken over by a bunch of loons who would be better suited as libertarians. I’ve spoken with a few now and they almost ALWAYS sound more like libertarians than progressives.
            So fuck em.

          • Pierre_de_Fermat

            I think in addition to the ratfvkers, they have a bunch of Paultards. Our Wonkette has experience with them.

          • edith prickly

            You got there before I did – what I’ve seen of the BernieBro rhetoric sounds a lot like reconstituted Paultardism.

          • pyrophilia

            Don’t even get me started on the Paultards. The biggest problem I have with them though is some of his Critiques are people I wouldn’t touch either with a 10 foot pole for Feminist reasons but The amazing atheist pretty much was the Stopped clock I hate for various reasons but was DEAD on about the Paultards.

            I voted for Bernie though because of things like sincerely opposing the Death penalty and agreeing with his Policy more than Hillarys.

            Hillary’s Likely agenda has a few things in it though I could cling to from a “reality based” rather than an idealist perspective.

            Solar Power. Lots of it. Lots. I have to comfort myself with that.

            I hesitate to link you to to the the neckbeard but neckbeard i s a stopped clock who’s right twice a day about Ron Paul.

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYaujnR_8NE CULT of Ron Paul

          • edith prickly

            Thanks. I don’t have anything against Bernie personally and know plenty of people who supported him for valid reasons – no argument there. Ron Paul on the other hand – yikes!!

          • pyrophilia

            I also genuinely want a Single payer System and Hillary’s Rhetoric began to sound like “No we can’t.”

          • Serai 1

            Well, maybe after the incredible SCREAMING HISSY FIT everyone had when SHE tried to get universal health care going, she has something of a right to think it’ll be a teensy bit difficult to achieve. Seeing as how SHE was the one to kick-start the whole thing. Which you’d know if you actually tried to find out what her record is.

          • Roadstergal

            Seriously. I was around in the ’90s…

          • Serai 1

            I mean, WTF? They claim to be progressive and yet don’t know this shit? MASSIVE FAIL.

          • Pierre_de_Fermat

            I was too. She did all the right things and got blasted by the usual RW filth.

        • pyrophilia

          I would be more than happy to vote for Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders for the POTUS. Clinton? I have reasons to vote for her but My support is relatively tepid. Although things like this temper my resolve: Emma Sandoe @emma_sandoe

          26 years ago I would tell people that I wanted to be the president when I grew up. 5 year olds would tell me girls can’t be president.

          I don’t even know who this Emma girl is.but my perception about all of this…well..

          “Blah. They’re going to brag like crazy that Clinton made history as the first female nominee of a major political party in the united states but the Greens nominated a woman before.

          they did they’re just minor and Nominating a woman really isn’t that big of a deal considering that the united states has been behind the rest of the world on that one for how long? The only thing you can really say to somebody super excited about nominating a woman is WELCOME TO THE WORLD. your nation of Savages that severely lags the rest of the industrialized world in many ways is slowly becoming more civilized.

          Seriously we’re like one oft he only western nations that’s taken so freaking long to do it, Germany’s Prime minister is female. Female leaders all over the world. Women in leadership is not a big deal.

          WHAT is a Big deal is that it’s taken us so long to join the rest of the world on that one.”

          I’m not a Patriotic voter. I’m not PROUD of my Country. but that Shame is why I vote.

          I’m Stuck here anyways with the rest of you wither or not I’m Proud of my country so I might as well try to make it better and besides which https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFuvLnG6rKw

          What pisses me off the most is Republicans act like unless your perception of america i that we’re already perfect you hate this country and are not a Patriot but I can think of few things MORE patriotic than trying to IMPROVE this place and make it a better country!

          Love of country shouldn’t be the kind that says country is already perfect. unconditional love is for PEOPLE, not nations.

          So I’m behaving lovingly towards america by being politically active but that doesn’t mean I “love it” “as is.”

          I’m EMBARRASSED that it’s taking america this long to join the rest of the industrialized world and also that Republicans Sell the Voters a “return to simpler times.” when ‘simpler times” are https://www.amazon.com/Way-We-Never-Were-Nostalgia/dp/0465090974?ie=UTF8&*Version*=1&*entries*=0

          And the reality is the past Republicans love to play up isn’t the past as it actually was but a Delusional Nostalgic world that list in the realm of imagination but wasn’t actually the past in this country

          the past in REALITY? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgbNc-9Di7k Gov. Wallace Attempts to Block Integration – June 11, 1963

          so because of the fact that I’m a member of the reality based community or at least trying to be I’m not exactly proud of the “Reality” of America.

          Not yet at least. I dream some day I will be able to be proud of my country.

          • Lamashtar

            I’m sorry, but just because someone else has advanced doesn’t mean the person who finally accomplished something shouldn’t be celebrated. This IS a big deal. Every time a culture takes a step forward it IS huge. Its one thing to be disappointed and hope for better, but you have to give props when something good happens, otherwise how do people understand they did good?

      • artem1s

        the denouncing was all around town. Sherrod Brown has evidently really drawn the wrath of Bernie. I made the mistake of reading through Al Franken’s feed the day he endorsed Hillary. He rid the political world of Norm fucking Coleman and was bending Drumpf’s evil twin Limpbaugh into knots a decade before I ever heard Sanders name. Sorry if those 2 guys aren’t progressive enough for you, that bar is unreachable.

      • Pierre_de_Fermat

        What!!! ok(tries to calm down) I love EW! What Democrat, what progressive would attack her!?!
        OK, (tries to calm down) (chanting “this is ratfvking … this is ratfvking … this is …”) … Gotta stop.

    • never_wore_zubaz

      Sorry, but no. Methinks your (fairly righteous) indignation jumped the shark on that one.

      Warren is a progressive superfreakinghero!

      • Callyson

        Well, if I am wrong I will be very happy. I hope #notallberniebros would be like this, but sadly I have encountered some that would behave exactly as Editrix described FFS…

        • never_wore_zubaz

          An important distinction that seems to have been lost in all this:

          BernieBro ≠ progressive man

      • pyrophilia

        No Freaking shit! and she should remain as such regardless of who she endorses. Before the Bernie bros who are sadly sometimes not as educated about politics as they should be start on me I want to point something out. RALPH NADER was a Consumer Advocate. you know the man who ran for President and all the Democrats are mad at because they say he caused Bush to Win the election? Regardless of how true or untrue fair/unfair that perception is it’s out there and it’s a thing. Well Elizabeth Warren? Consumer Advocate.

        to my mind that proves my point that Progresssives want somebody more naderish in nature but are divided more over means of how to get somebody like that into Office.

        Warren might not want the analogies or associations but she’s fighting for things Nader would have supported in the senate.

        I’m a Bernie Voter and Greenish progressive who’s first taste of politics was in 2000 living there at the age of 13 before I could actually vote and just had to watch from the outside.

        I’m a left of center voter to say the least and I would back Warren regardless of who she endorses because I support what she’s fighting for and For the love of god if you’re in the Massachusetts green party and Warren isn’t enough for you what the hell is wrong with you?

        A lot of people don’t realize this but Warren is Nader if he had a Vagina and had run for the Senate instead on a major party ticket.

      • Serai 1

        Oh, please. The fucking Bros are already turning against her. They’d be happy to roast her over a bonfire.

    • katz

      So much truth.

  • mardam422

    Your vagina did a thing. And I’m more than a little turned on. Is that wrong?

    • Lance Thrustwell

      That’s not creepy – you’re just an energized voter!

  • LisaIsMySpiritAnimal

    Awww some of my coworkers who are otherwise sane people are sad today and in total denial. I will keep my joy under my hat.

    • BadKitty904

      Crowing to one’s self may not be easy, but it’s the polite thing to do…

      • LisaIsMySpiritAnimal

        I should send them pictures of Los Angeles’s hot mayor?

    • Callyson

      I’m going to be nice as fuck to my neighbors and random people in my neighborhood (where I live, you’d have thunk the race was between Bernie and Bernie.) Be kind, Team Hilary–remember, they are going though the pain we went through in 2008!

      • LisaIsMySpiritAnimal

        I did send pictures of LA’s hot mayor

      • Good_Gawd_Yall

        It’s never fun when your team loses, but honestly, if, say, the Packers drop the Super Bowl to the Bears, we’re not in danger of a nuclear war. Bernie Bros, you have five months, okay? We feel your pain, but please remember that the future of the planet is actually in our hands now. Trumpf is dangerous. Please, enough with the taking-my-ball-and-going-home stuff. Have a good cry and a swear and then put on your grown-up pants and let’s keep the White House blue.

        • IdRatherBeDancing

          Silly girl — the Packers could never meet the Bears in the Super Bowl because they are both in the NFC and the Super Bowl matches the NFC Champs again the AFC Champs. Derned wimmens — next thing you know, they will want to be President!

          • Good_Gawd_Yall

            The only other team name I could think of was Pirates, and I was pretty sure that would be incorrect also too. We regret the error.

          • Roadstergal

            Sportsball is not my favorite cosplay.

          • theblackdog

            I am sure the NFL would find a way to make it happen if they really wanted to. TV ratings and all that.

      • JohnW

        My neighborhood has been the same and in deference to my neighbors, I have held off on fandom of the future Madame President. I may be nice and wait a day or two ’til flaunting my allegiance. Thank god, there haven’t been any Trumpenfurher signs in the ‘hood

        • Shan

          My creepy weird-religious home-schooler neighbors still have a Cruz sign up.

          • Serai 1

            They make good paintball targets, I hear.

  • The Wanderer

    My masculine stinky bits shall be proud to vote for Hillary, as opposed to a yam-colored tiny-brained wiper of other peoples’ bottoms.

  • disqus_lWwzrwNaw6

    I’ve got daughters, a granddaughter, and a lifetime of memories, including memories of men informing me that if I wanted my “rights,” fine, that was my choice, but then I shouldn’t expect them to hold the door open for me any more or treat me like a lady; and of a boss who once told me that as a divorced mother of a young child, I was an ideal employee, because I couldn’t quit and I couldn’t complain.

    When I was young, there was a movie about a woman who became president by accident. This made her husband feel pouty and neglected, partly because his “first spouse” office was all frilly and girly (because of course it was) and partly because the president was too busy leading the free world to be a good wife and mother (because of course she was).

    This was a fantasy comedy, since a woman could never really be president in real life. Hahahahaha. Luckily, having completely messed up everything because women are like that, she woke up one day and found out she was pregnant and resigned and let a real man run the country, the end.

    I’m very, very happy today. I’m just tuning out the bros and the Trumpeters, and being happy.

    • Pierre_de_Fermat

      Sometimes … sometimes … we can have nice things.

  • orygoon

    Last night when Bernie said “young people, you are the future”, I said a million comments down there that “yes, you are, but though nobody understands how this works, in future you’ll be middle-aged”–and then today a writer person says it and wow does she http://www.vox.com/2016/6/8/11866664/clinton-gender-2016

    • SisterArtemis

      I’ll take this moment to note that while a large number of my kid’s 30-somethin’ friends are die-hard Bernie supporters (who are probably crying into their chai teas this a.m.), most of the Bernie backers in my circle have been middle-aged. This in the very lefty Willamette Valley, Oregon. The whole focus on younger Bernie fans hasn’t really jived with what’s been going on around me.

      • malsperanza

        But nationally, overall, it is fairly accurate.

      • berkeleyfarm

        Lots of older supporters (ex hippies) here in the Berkeley bubble.

  • Rick Hill

    Fachinas…peeners…can’t we all just get along?

    • Shan

      #allgenitalsmatter

      Or wait, is that #notallgenitals? I get confused…

  • Cindyinencinitas

    The smear of the year, Trix!

  • Hairstrike Alpha

    I will second the comment that vagina’s feel great.

  • Hairstrike Alpha

    OBVIOUSLY YOU VOTED BECAUSE SHE IS A WOMAN AND BETRAYED ALL THAT IS PROGRESSIVE YOU FAKE FEMINIST AND URGLE BLURP WHORE! THE BERNIE BROS ARE THE REAL PROGRESSIVES AND FEMINISTS ALL OF YOU WOMEN ARE SLUTS! ARRRRGGHHHHH!!!

    • I had to block a couple of facebook friends because of posts like these. Sheesh.

    • Roadstergal

      I rather like ‘Urgle Blurp Whore.’

      • SisterArtemis

        My new band name. Or faceplace page.

  • I’m so glad HC mentioned in her speech that, within her MOTHER’S lifetime, women COULDN’T VOTE. I voted for her in the 2008 primary in memory of my grandmother, who also within her lifetime WOMEN COULDN’T VOTE. It still blows my mind.

    • Serai 1

      I thought of my abuela when I voted, too, and my tears the night Hillary wins the White House will be partly for her. She was a schoolteacher and a feminist. In the 20’s. In ARGENTINA. One of the most macho countries on earth. She was a badass, and I was proud to carry on what she taught me.

    • theblackdog

      Hell, if you were Native American, you might have gotten the right to vote in 1924, or your state might have continued to not allow it until 1962. Even then, many areas employed similar tactics on Native Americans as they did on African Americans (poll taxes, literacy tests, etc.) until the VRA in 1965.

      This is one reason why my mother imparted on us kids that we needed to vote, because her grandparents likely never got to vote, and her father may not have been allowed to vote until she was 11 years old.

    • bobbert

      Still fewer than 100 years ago.

  • Hairstrike Alpha

    Now that we can put this behind us did you know Donald Trump is the nicest guy in the world? Believe me, he’s nice. No one is nicer.
    We all must work together to destroy this T armband fascist.

    • TeeRaak

      Nice!

  • Rufus T. Firefly

    Vaginas should vote early and often.

    Firefly 2016! Re-engreaten Freedonia!

  • Callyson

    Tell me, WaPo linky, why should my sympathy for Team Bernie be tempered with relief that he will not be our nominee?

    The Bernie Bros are out in full force harassing female reporters

    The latest ugly episode involves threatening phone calls to New York Times reporter Amy Chozick and at least one harassing, profanity-laced message directed at NPR’s Tamara Keith on Tuesday.

    The latest ugly episode involves threatening phone calls to New York Times reporter Amy Chozick and at least one harassing, profanity-laced message directed at NPR’s Tamara Keith on Tuesday.

    They use a variety of curse words and insults typically reserved for women. More than one has suggested that I deserve to become the victim of a sex crime. They critique the “objectivity” of what is clearly political analysis based on polling data and other facts; they insist that black voters are dumb or that I have a personal obligation to help black voters see the error of their Clinton-voting ways. It is vile. And it stands in sharp contrast to the claim that no portion of Sanders supporters are angry people who sometimes engage in or embrace bigotry.

    Fuck you, Bernie Bros…

    • Playonwords

      Saw this earlier

      … Grrrrrrrrrrrrr

      (you need to ad a somewhere)

      • Callyson

        Fixed, but thanks!

    • Kavefish

      Goddamn… what the fuck is wrong with these people? Jesus…

    • Pierre_de_Fermat

      I suspect that, while there are Bros in that sordid mix, there are also some ratfvkers who believe Bernie will win if they can sow enough dissension between Hillary and Bernie folks. Roger Stone is a pro at this; we should not think all folks claiming to be “Sanders supporters” really are. There many (real) Sanders supporters on Our Wonkette. They are not psychotic sexists; they are valued contributors. Emotions are high; this is a historic moment. HRC has run a solid campaign and I expect she will crush DT in the Fall. I don’t plan to argue with Sanders folks (now, ratfvkers, on the other hand …). This is just a suggestion, if you are really dealing with Bros ….

      • Callyson

        This is very true, and worth remembering as we move forward!

      • Calton

        I might be more willing to accept that I hadn’t direct experience with a BernieBro on a friend’s FacePlace page (a semi-literate rage case fond of misspellings and the word “bitch”). When I started to engage with him, the friend pleaded with me not to, since he was friend of hers. So he was definitely real.

        • Pierre_de_Fermat

          … (a semi-literate rage case fond of misspellings and the word “bitch”) …
          Your poor friend. Yeah, I don’t doubt these guys are real, and for some if it isn’t one “cause” it will be another. Or a succession of them.

    • Lizzietish81

      What galls me is that they then demand that we be nice to them.

      I’m sorry, but I don’t believe in rewarding bad behavior, so I will not be sucking your dick in the hopes that you will deign to vote for Hillary. Whether or not you decide to put on your big girl panties and be an adult is entirely up to you.

      • pstockholm

        Million upfists. Maybe you could be Hillary’s anger management translator?
        Or why not prez? (2024 Lizzietishcanoe and Cally too? You read it here first.)

      • theblackdog

        Even funnier is when the bad behaviorists try to claim it was HillaryBros who started it first. Yes I know a person who actually uses the term HillaryBros.

        • katz

          At least he didn’t say “Hillary Harpies.”

    • The Wanderer

      Blood-soaked fucks on a bed of thorns, these people need to get over themselves.

      • Serai 1

        Blood-soaked fucks on a bed of thorns

        I see you watch Penny Dreadful, too. ;)

  • LisaIsMySpiritAnimal

    Update: Eric Garcetti is an effective way of cheering up Sanders supporters

  • Marceline

    I saw a lot of my online friends who quietly supported Hillary but didn’t feel like dealing with the harassment from Trumpers and/or Berniac come busting out of the gate with pride. I hope they stay out here with us. After watching the abuse she’s taken from both sides of the year I’ve grown very protective of Hillary. She needs to know that more of us have her back than people are willing to admit.

    • LisaIsMySpiritAnimal

      That’s me! That’s me!

      • artem1s

        me three, me three!

        • Roadstergal

          Jumping on the bandwagon (or rather, emerging from where I was hiding in the back of it).

    • Strawberry Shortfuse

      I had long been planning to vote Sanders in CA yesterday because while I generally support Hillary, I’d like to see the Democratic platform pushed further left, but too many people I like and generally respect went full I’m-the-REAL-feminist here/mansplainy/I’m gonna completely abandon Occam’s Razor and float bizarre conspiracy theory BernieBro the day before and it was disappointing and gross and I’ll admit, a little scary.

      In my 30 years of voting I have *never* changed my mind about how to vote in the 12 hours before I cast my ballot. Until yesterday. There are a lot of things I don’t find ideal about her but if THAT’S what she’s facing, from my friends and family, men and fathers of daughters who to a one should know better? Then I’m with her, dammit.

      • SisterArtemis

        Got a little choked up there at the end of your post. Thanks, Strawberry, you rock!

        • Strawberry Shortfuse

          Then I’m glad I didn’t close with my joke about working the ballot marker with my vagina. GRAVITAS, I HAZ IT.

          • Serai 1

            UR VAGINA HAZ IT 2!!!

          • SisterArtemis

            It just would’ve become “I choked up, then snorted coffee out my nose” ;)

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      • SadDemInTex

        I would have done the same and I really love Bernie. Let’s get this rodeo started!

      • King Beauregard

        Even though my vagina is more hypothetical than physical, I voted the fuck for Hillary with mine. For me it wasn’t even close: Hillary is in just about every way a better candidate than Bernie and will make a better president.

    • Serai 1

      A-fucking-men. You don’t get to claim you’re progressive and then act like the worst fucking chest-thumping knuckle-dragger when it comes to women getting power. Not anymore. THIS AGGRESSION WILL NOT STAND.

    • theblackdog

      We weren’t friends online but I was one of those who kept my Hillary support very quiet until the day of the primaries in my state. Then it was “I’m voting for Hillary, fuck the haters”

    • Cindyinencinitas

      I watched one of my best friends turn completely rabid for Bernie and I could never bring myself to admit to her that I voted for Hillary. She is spewing and spewing and I fear it may take her until after the general to find her way back from Planet Bernie. I wish I could talk her down. She’s the one who turned me on to this site.

  • Hairstrike Alpha

    This is an election year of firsts- in several ways. It’s the first time a Jewish person has won primaries. It’s the first time a woman has become the nominee. It’s the first time a vulgar, daughter-lusting blustery braggart, racist, fascist lying weasel dick of an oompa-loompa with a dead face hugger strapped to his dome has won a party nomination. It’s the first time we’ve seen a man suffering from obvious somnolence run for the presidency. It’s the first time an Indian man really wished they were Bobby fucking Brady. It’s the first time a self important dweed of a Canadian Cuban eel with the consistency of soggy cornflakes ran for the presidency. It’s the first time a Bush son went down in miserable, sad flames in the primaries. It’s the first time a puppet who believed he was a real boy was able to run. It is the first time a business failure and embarrassment to all women was seen to disappear after falling off a stage.
    Finally, it will be the first time the US elects a woman to become President of the United States….

    • Serai 1

      Around noon yesterday, I was next door at my parents’ house waiting for my mom to be ready for us to go vote, and a call came in on her phone. I picked it up. It was a very nice young woman enthusiastically going at her job of getting people out to vote… for HILLARY. I grinned and we had a great little convo. YES we’re both voting for Hillary. YES it’s amazingly exciting. YES we’re making history. We phone-hugged and giggled and I wished her a great day and YES WE WILL MAKE HISTORY THIS YEAR YOU GO GIRL LOVE LOVE LOVE.

      It was very, very nice. Especially because she was young and energetic, and it’s nice to know kids like that weren’t ALL bamboozled.

  • Playonwords

    I will await, with bated breath, David Futrelle’s blog about the Bernie Bores

  • TeeRaak
  • Pugsandcoffee

    Fuck anyone who is upset for me because I voted for Clinton. I preferred her over Sanders. I vastly prefer her over Trump. Do you feel compelled to tell me how I’m racist or want to drone Browns or I want to frack Texas into the Gulf of Mexico?

    Well, I wouldn’t mind that last one but fuck you.

    • Strawberry Shortfuse

      But…but…she wore an expensive Armani suit to give a speech one time! SHE IS LITERALLY THATCHER RETURNED FROM THE BOWELS OF HELL TO LEAD US ALL INTO DAMNATION!

      • Pugsandcoffee

        She LITERALLY droned all the Sanders fans into disenfranchisement!

  • calliecallie

    I couldn’t sleep last night, I was so excited by the history. The history and the present and the future. I felt like my facespace page was a time portal, linking my past with my present and maybe, if I could see it, the future. I heard on NPR yesterday that the 4th dimension is time, and maybe we 3 dimension dwellers can’t perceive it, but I felt last night like I could perceive it, maybe just a little bit. And maybe there were intoxicants involved in my thinking, but still.

    • Callyson

      I am downing my third coffee since I am getting by on five hours of sleep. #worthit

      • LisaIsMySpiritAnimal

        My wine hangover is somewhere between fuzzy and tacobell but definitely not pedialyte

  • artem1s

    I know Hillary Clinton isn’t perfect, and I
    will not agree with everything she does … wait, why am I preemptively
    apologizing for new Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton here??? Oh right,
    because I am a woman. GODDAMN THAT SHIT’S INGRAINED.

    I love the smell of speaking up with a loud, shrill, unflattering voice in the morning… it smells like Feminazis!

    • Shan

      HAHAHAHA ALL MENZ ENJOY YOUR PENII WHILE THEY ARE STILL LEGAL!

      • Serai 1

        YOU GET ONE MONTH TO SAY GOODBYE THEN WE COLLECT THEM ALL AND DRY THEM FOR JERKY!

        http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v123/Serai/Comment%20pics/light%20cackle.jpg

        • Shan

          HAHAHA JERKY!!!!

          • Serai 1

            If you stuff ’em with garlic salt beforehand, they come out REAL TASTY!

          • Shan

            (But I’m still fizzing because you said JERKY)

      • JohnQFugly

        You win, pants, er uh, hands down!

      • JH Marx

        Relax boys, wimmen ain’t like us!

  • SheketBevakaShutTheHellUp
    • feministing

      BEST

    • Serai 1

      Sexy!

  • neminem

    I agree completely: if you vote for someone *because* they’re black, you’re racist. If you vote for someone *because* they’re a woman, you’re sexist. Is it better to vote for someone because you want to correct an imbalance than because you want to perpetuate one? Maybe, but it’s still dumb. Vote for the best candidate. (If you believed that she *was* the best candidate, then, obviously, that statement does not apply to you!)

    Was it historic when a non-white guy got elected by people who, presumably, hopefully, were mostly voting for him because they thought he was the best candidate? Absolutely. Same thing with Hillary. I may happen to disagree that she was the best candidate, but, well, it’s a democracy, these things happen. It’s absolutely historic that a woman is going to the general presidential election (and will presumably win it) – kinda depressing that it took this long, really. It absolutely shouldn’t matter your gender, but it is still kinda nice that that barrier has finally been broken. Just wish it’d been broken by a candidate I liked more.

    • malsperanza

      In the magical realm where all other things be equal, that is a very good policy. But we know — by now we really know — that change on women’s issues happens when women are in power. Rapists will get the sentences they merit when half the judges and appeals court judges are women. Women will have access to health care when women are in statehouses.

      And as for telling black and brown people to vote only on the merits of the candidates, sorry: but white people have been telling people of color to be patient and do that for 200 years.

      I am thrilled to think that a child born today will grow up not only imagining that a black or female president might be possibly, but knowing it. That is no small thing. It it echoes down the generations like thunder.

    • katz

      I’m sorry, but no. Correcting a historic injustice is not sexist. Come back to me when we’ve elected 44 female presidents in a row and then we’ll talk.

    • cleos_mom

      We heard a plethora of those kinds of sermonettes in 2008: “don’t vote for a woman just because she’s a woman!”

      Then McGrumpy picked Sarah Palin as his running mate and what did we hear then?

      “You feminists are such hypocrites! He picked a woman and you won’t support her! WAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHH!”

      Moral: screw it. You want to vote for a woman, vote for her any reason ya friggin’ well want.

      • neminem

        Really? Mostly what I remember about Palin is embarrassment that of all the women in the world, he had to pick a *moron*. (That and being completely unable to distinguish her from Tina Fey. I still can’t.)

  • LisaIsMySpiritAnimal

    THE WOMENS ARE RISING UP

  • sadboy

    Good on you, Editrix. I was proud to vote for Hillary in yesterday’s primary. I know how difficult was for professional women back in the days when the only careers open to them were as baby factories or household servants. The vast majority of them, Hillary included, had to make enormous personal sacrifices that no man would ever have to make to stay in the game (which is something that I worry that a lot of younger women may not understand in our slightly more enlightened age). I know Hillary has a lot of baggage, but certainly far less more than most male politicos have at her same level (Newt Gingrich, anyone?). And I know she is the most competent and seasoned leader running in this election.

    Sorry about Bernie. I’ve loved Bernie since he won the mayoral election back in the early 80’s. But I’m just not convinced that he’s the right candidate Right Now. I do hope that he will use his campaign to keep a check on Hill’s more plutocratic instincts and guide the Democratic party to a newer vision that will outlast both him and Hillary in future years.

  • Angela Ruzzo

    It’s time for a Vagina Party. I can’t find any precedents for this in my Party Etiquette books, does anyone have any tips?

    • Jen_Baker_VA

      Chocolate. Lots of chocolate.

      Edit: and scented soap.

      • bubbuhh

        Candles. I have many many candles in my home which have no discernible purpose. I’m not allowed to light even one on penalty losing visiting rights to the domestic lady parts.

        • Serai 1

          I have a very nice bright red penis candle I could contribute! We could use it as a substitute effigy bonfire!

      • Serai 1

        Scented soap? Ewww. Count me out. Never could stand that awful fake-flowery stink.

      • rebecca

        ACK!

    • bubbuhh

      Are they supposed to synchronize their Ladies Days or stagger them?

      • Angela Ruzzo

        I and all my friends are post-menopausal, so we no longer have Lady Days, Huzzah! However, this means we have unwanted facial hair and have to buy lube and have all gained at least 20 lbs, so it’s not a bed of roses.

        • SisterArtemis

          I swear to whatever vagina goddess exists that 4+ years after the last annoying monthlies (which had turned into week-long every-three-weeklies, so that was fun), I still go thru the hormonal rollercoaster. I could be done with this now, vagina goddess, if that’s be okay with you?

          • Angela Ruzzo

            I’m sorry to say we are never really done with it. My monthlies ended 8 years ago, but I still get achy breasts once a month. AND now I get bad acne from the no-longer-suppressed testosterone,and dry eyes, and age spots on my face, and dry skin, and enlarged pores, and thinning hair, and bizarre fluctuations in my vision. On the other hand, orgasms are significantly better. HRT helps a little, but not as much as the male doctors say it will.

          • Roadstergal

            “AND now I get bad acne from the no-longer-suppressed testosterone”

            FWIW… well, I’ve had acne all of my life, and I went to see a dermatologist recently who diagnosed it as hormonal, and put me on spironolactone. It took a few months, but now my face has been clear for a year for the first time since puberty! (For reference, I am turning 40 this year.) I am sticking on this stuff. If you can see a dermatologist…

          • Angela Ruzzo

            I will make a note of it. Thanks.

          • cat cafe

            That’s not a bizarre fluctuation in your vision, Bernie actually did refuse to concede after losing last night.

          • laineypc

            I just had a FB friend whining that the superdelegates can still change, right after she schooled me good yesterday how they are all bought and paid for by Hillary months before the election season started, so therefore of course they will not change . WTF?

          • Serai 1

            Heehee. When I saw the superdelegate split last night… WOW.

            I had no idea just HOW delusional that whole Bro nonsense about superdelegates really was. 573 to… 47. LOL. Just… WOW.

          • Angela Ruzzo

            Yes! Way to go Bernie! He’s waiting for the fat lady to sing!

        • cat cafe

          But now, with a Lady President, we can all grow our beards and mustaches with abandon! And sit heavily down on our recliners without stifling the unattractive grunt!

          • Morrigan In Oregon

            I have had facial hair all my life and as a woman, I tweezed, I ripped it out by the roots, I had electrolysis, I had lasers caress my chin and cheeks. Now that I don’t give a pink patootie (have passed to Crone status a while ago) everything sprouts back in where ever it hasn’t been totally destroyed, and doesn’t give a good coverage. Life can be a bitch, sometimes.

          • laineypc

            Wish someone had killed all my hair follicles on upper lip and chin at birth. Like circumcision but for girls and not down there. It’s interesting, all these denunciations of body shaming, fat shaming, and promoting being beautiful just as you are without makeup, but female facial hair is just a bridge too far with that shit.

          • Serai 1

            Celebrate your lovely hairs! I do.

          • Cindyinencinitas

            Frida Kahlo lives!

          • Serai 1
          • Joanna DaCosta

            This made me think of my mom. I do miss her. Thanks for posting it.

          • Serai 1

            You’re welcome. It’s always been one of my favorites.

          • Angela Ruzzo

            How about farting? Will farting be OK, LOL? I do that a lot more after menopause and it’s really irritating.

          • alpacapunchbowl

            Uh oh, I’m only 39 yet, but I’m already a lot fartier than I used to be. This does not bode well…

          • Angela Ruzzo

            Honestly, I think everyone farts more as they age, but I used to get an early warning sign and be able to control it in public, and after menopause I didn’t and couldn’t. Are there Fart Control muscles??? If so, mine are limp.

        • Cindyinencinitas

          Nobody told me about the facial hair. I cannot handle it. I told my niece, at least, so she wouldn’t have to experience the shock.

          • Angela Ruzzo

            Try a prescription cream called Vaniqa. Used to cost $60 a tube, which lasted 9-10 months, but Allergan recently tripled the price. HOWEVER they offer rebate coupons. It doesn’t eliminate the hair, it slows down the growth dramatically and makes it thinner. Gotta get a script from your GYN. It really works.

            http://www.vaniqa.com/

          • Cindyinencinitas

            I love you.

          • Angela Ruzzo

            I love you too. We women gotta stick together. BTW: It is important to follow the instructions and use twice a day. I tried to save $$ once by using once a day and it didn’t work. The only real problem is that you still have to pluck the hairs (but MUCH less often) and after 50 you start to lose your close vision – exactly at the time when you need it to pluck facial hairs. Go figure. So I bought a Zadro Next Generation 10x/1x Ultra Bright LED mirror. It’s not cheap, but it’s the best.
            http://www.staples.com/Zadro-Next-Generation-10x-1x-Ultra-Bright-LED-Lighted-Vanity-Mirror-Satin-Nickel/product_1001771

          • Cindyinencinitas

            Ha! My makeup mirror looks like it belongs on top of Mauna Kea!

        • laineypc

          You could synchronize laser hair removal sessions, does that count?

          • Angela Ruzzo

            That would count.

        • Joanna DaCosta

          My eye sight went to shit after 40, so I can’t see my facial hair without a lighted 50x magnifying mirror. I am always smoking hot when I look in my standard bathroom mirror.

          • Angela Ruzzo

            I hear you and feel your pain. I can’t see it, but I can feel it, LOL. My greatest consolation is that all my friends are old too, so they probably can’t see me very well.

    • Serai 1

      Vagina cake. Required.

      http://www.cakewrecks.com/home/2013/10/25/you-want-vagina-cakes-ill-give-you-vagina-cakes.html

      And any swag must be contained in a vagina purse.

      http://www.cosmopolitan.com/style-beauty/fashion/advice/a4814/vagina-accessories/

      I like the little vagina pendants that look like tropical flowers, myself.

      • Angela Ruzzo

        Cool cakes. But probably not available in a small midwestern town. I will research.

        • Serai 1

          Heehee. I’m sure if you ask around discreetly. You might be surprised what your local baker is willing to whip up under the table, so to speak.

          • Plushinobi

            If that doesn’t work, there are plenty of good cake recipes on the interwebs and vagina cake decorating sounds like it could be really fun.

          • Serai 1

            Would be a good activity for the party, methinks! Instead of “pin the tail on the donkey”, we could play “frost the pussy and then eat it”.

          • JohnQFugly

            Pyook

      • Wendy Piersall

        OMFG I CANNOT UNSEE THAT SHIT. A warning next time, pretty please? :)

        • Serai 1

          Are you kidding? VAGINA PURSE wasn’t enough of a warning?

      • Einar Nyström

        Yeah… a NSFW tag would have been helpful…

        • Serai 1

          Dude, the word VAGINA was all over my comment. In what universe is that not a warning? Also, NOT REAL VAGINAS.

          • laineypc

            Keep calm and VAGINA on!

        • Biff52

          These words are literally the first thing you see on that website:

          “WARNING:

          This post is so completely not-safe-for-work that I advise
          waiting til you get home, clearing the area of innocents, and then
          blinding yourself with Tabasco sauce before proceeding.

          Did I mention this post is NSFW? And, like, super gross?”

      • Cindyinencinitas

        NSFW and rather useless but kind of cute and NOT gross, Biff.

        • Serai 1

          What is it? It’s made of cloth, so it can’t be a soap dish. Is it just an art object? It is cute, though.

          • Cindyinencinitas

            I think it’s just a knitting project that maybe could be used as a bed for a kitteh.

          • Serai 1

            Well, that would be a great idea if the average kitty wouldn’t rip it to shreds the first night, LOL.

          • Cindyinencinitas

            Rowr.

          • WampusKat

            A muppet.

          • Serai 1

            *spits seltzer* OH MY FUCKING GOD.

        • Serai 1

          I especially like how excited it is.

      • theblackdog

        I love when Cake Wrecks ends up being used as examples :-D Still my favorite site since 2008

        • Serai 1

          They’re brilliant. I love the Sunday posts where they feature awesome beautiful cakes. Makes a great contrast to the rest of the week!

    • House0fTheBlueLights

      Hard-shell tacos. Is it just me, or do they look like vaginas? (I know I know it’s just me)

      • Angela Ruzzo

        I never thought about it, but you are on to something.

    • WampusKat

      Since we’re going with the Vagina Whisperer theme… may I suggest a Judy Chicago Dinner Party setting? :)

      Judy Chicago – The Dinner Party:
      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dinner_Party

      • Angela Ruzzo

        That is a brilliant idea. Thank you!

      • Serai 1

        I remember that piece! Was always sorry I never got a chance to view it in person.

  • IdRatherBeDancing

    Sigh, I wish I had a voting vagina this election cycle. But alas, all I have is this here dangling cock-a-doodle. But I have been all down for some vagina power. The country could use it.

    • SisterArtemis

      You just hang on to your dangling cock-a-doodle (so to speak) and wave it around proudly! We need more ‘gina-friendly cock-a-doodles in the world.

      • IdRatherBeDancing

        Oh proudly for sure — I am not aware of any member of the boyz species who is not proud of his cock-a-doodle :)

  • Ricky Gay

    Our Editrix is the bestest writer on this series of tubes!!!

    • laineypc

      Every time I read an article on Wonkette I think of the author “Oh please never go away I couldn’t live without you, you are the best writer” but then I read someone else and I am sorry I just can’t be monogamous.

  • orygoon

    I’m puzzled. I thought the California “upset”–not really an upset, but Bernie thought he would get it, I think–I thought it was sort of the second-tier news story of the morning. That there would be stories and stories about how without having won it, there is no legitimacy at all for Bernie to pretend he’s a contender. Where are they?

    • JD Mulvey

      Everybody’s going easy on him today. Jeff Merkley said it’s over. The President said it’s over. Elizabeth Warren is apparently telling him privately that it’s over.

      After his meetings tomorrow with Obama and Reid, he’s got a rally planned in DC. Would be a great time to make his concession.

      • orygoon

        “Everybody” is not everybody–you’re not the boss of meeeee!

      • Serai 1

        I ain’t holding my breath for that, frankly.

        • JD Mulvey

          If he stays in, he’ll be humiliated next Tuesday in DC.

          • Cindyinencinitas

            He should already be humiliated but for some reason he isn’t.

          • Serai 1

            He’ll have a huge tantrum and scream EVERYBODY IN WASHINGTON HATES ME.

          • malsperanza

            Low Information Voters in the nation’s capital, where most of them work in the government. But, youknow, *whisper*lowinformation*whisper*.

          • katz

            *cough*blackpeople*cough*

          • Serai 1

            NOT A REAL ISSUE!!!

          • WampusKat

            Well… after his performance, starting with the attacks on blacks and Latino immigrants, then following with attacks on Planned Parenthood and the Human Rights Campaign… and then Elizabeth Warren and AIDS activists, I’ve learned to hate the man, so he may have a point. I had high hopes for him… shame on me, I guess. It was quite the accomplishment to get a born and bred Dem Socialist to hate Sanders, but he managed it and I make no apologies for not kissing his arse.

          • feministing

            his purity bull and one true progressive shtick especially got to me since lol, turn that on yourself buddy, you ain’t no democratic socialist!

          • Serai 1

            This election has taught me once and for all to stay far away from any purity candidate. All they give a shit about is THEIR THING and FUCK THE COUNTRY IF I DON’T GET MY WAY. We dodged a bullet here.

          • JD Mulvey

            I think getting trounced in California did it.

          • berkeleyfarm

            I’m sure they’re all busy coming up with various reasons why that happened. The AP seems to be one of the favored stalking horses in this.

      • pyrophilia

        The thing that’s sort of annoyed me is I voted for him In Oregon and by the time Oregon rolled around I pretty much wasn’t in the True believers camp for “Bernie’s going to win it” anymore. I was in the “Let’s do the most good we can do.” Camp. To me The Party Platform is something I’ll be paying close attention to and Of course I’ve given money to Tim Canova and Would suggest Bernie And Hillary supporters unify over Hating Debbie Wasserman schultz because few things unify like a common external enemy and BOTH Berniecrats and hillary voters have common cause to be angry at Schultz. For Hillary Supporters she’s tainted the nomination process with the hanging chad of “corruption” by doing things the way she has and has given credit with her actions to that Narrative and to Bernie Supporters she…well.

        Things like Scheduling the Debates during Football games. Debbie’s Behavior during this Primary has FED and validated the corruption narrative and that is a BAD Thing for Anyone sincerely supportive of Hillary.

        I think that it would be possible to heal quiet a few of the Rifts if Bernie supporters and Hillary supporters join together in taking down Schultz as the DNC chair.

        because again historically view things unify like an external enemy and we BOTH Have reasons to be angry at her.

        • malsperanza

          I’d be happy to get rid of DWS, not because of some supposed corruption, but because I want the Howard Dean 50-state strategy and I think this is the year when we could purpleize a lot of unexpected red states, which could have very longterm benefits. I think Schultz is a hack.

          But I am totally 100% not interested in discussing the Democratic Party structure for one more minute until next January. Talk about distractions.

          • Tiria

            THIS. I want Howard back so badly.

          • WampusKat

            The Obama 50-state strategy. The Clinton 50-state strategy. The only problem is so-called “progressives” spewing right-wing bile against Democrats and a failure of lefties to get off the couch during midterms.

        • katz

          Schultz is awful, but that would nevertheless be tantamount to sacrificing a woman on the altar of Bern’s ego. I’m not willing to send the message that when he doesn’t get his way, he gets to punish a woman for it.

      • beavertank

        After last night’s “fuck it, we’ll fight on to Valhalla” speech I refuse to hold out hope for a gracious concession.

        • Lazy Media

          He’s been a hectoring boor his entire Senate career; why would he stop now? The one thing you know you get with Bernie is purity of intent; if he was prone to compromise he’d have been a Democrat all these years. OTOH, he’s not a crazy person; he’ll tilt at the windmill all the way through the convention ballot, and then go all-in to beat Trump.

    • berkeleyfarm

      It would have been an upset had he won. California’s demographics do not, as a whole, fit the places he’s done well in and Hillary’s been making friends in this state (very organized friends) for a loooong time. There was some momentum and a lot of buzz. I think he narrowed the margin some. Californians were also delighted to see some retail politics/horse race, as it’s usually aaaaalllll over by the time our primary happens.

      • malsperanza

        I thought he’d do well in college towns and the Bay Area. Was surprised that he did not carry SF, San Jose, or Marin/Sonoma/Napa or the Central Coast. Glad to have been wrong.

        • berkeleyfarm

          (Warning: north state political watcher about to geek out here.)

          I took a look at the numbers on the LA Times site. Clinton took most of the Bay Area counties by around 60-40. The only ones where her margins were a lot thinner were ones with significant “college towns” (Alameda with Berkeley, Sonoma with SSU, outside the Bay Area there’s Yolo and UCD). I’m not super surprised that she did well among “the base” as it’s a pretty diverse one and she’s a well-known figure here.

          Bernie’s margins in the north state counties where the “college town” demographic was the main voting bloc (Santa Cruz, Butte, Humboldt) were very good, but they’re definitely low-population by state standards; winning by 30+ points in Humboldt (total pop ~135K) is not going to come close to offset losing by 15 in LA (population 10M).

          • malsperanza

            This is what makes me insane about the county maps. Sanders took 3 counties along the NV border, all of which had a turnout of approximately 1,000 voters, split 51/49 with Hillary. But visually they look like huge wins for Bernie.

          • berkeleyfarm

            The maps for the general often look like a sea of Republican red to those who are not familiar with the relative populations. That’s why I like the histogram ones where the height or area is played around with to better reflect votes/population. “LA County has 10 million residents” takes some getting used to if you ain’t from around here.

          • thenearesthippie

            Nice geeking.

    • DemmeFatale

      Here’s my theory on some of the reasons you may be puzzled.

      Hillary did not have:
      Huge loud rallies or
      A lot of (comparatively), online presence.

      Hillary did have:
      Many quiet “silent Democratic majority” voters (that were underestimated).
      Very deep and long political roots.

      • WampusKat

        In all fairness, it’s much more difficult to be a troll in person than it is online :)

        • DT

          Tell that to the caucus states, or the Nevada State Convention.

    • cleos_mom

      It was solemnly predicted to be a very close race.

      You know. Like in 2012 when “everyone knew” Mittens would win by a squeak.

  • Serai 1
    • Cindyinencinitas

      Par-tay girl!

      • Serai 1

        Even SATAN is mesmerized by OUR PUSSY POWER ARARARGHGHGHG!!!

      • cleos_mom

        Wow, if I knew flashing my pubes would do that, I’d have tried it on more than a few bosses over the years.

        • Serai 1

          From what I understand, women used to be able to stop WARS by flashing their Almighty Vaginas! SEE THIS HERE?? THIS IS WHERE YOU CAME FROM. SO KNOCK IT OFF YOU FUCKING TODDLERS!!!

  • Dolmance

    A white woman is a helluva lot more preferable to a white man.

    Another white man, so soon after Obama, would have snuffed something out in me. I’d never have recovered.

  • orygoon

    Here’s another back-in-the-day story about women and limited possibilities that I thought was damned poignant. A dear friend went to Catholic school. She and her family were on a road trip when she was much grown up, and they went through Iowa, and stopped at a retired-nuns place where at least one beloved former teacher was living out her retirement. I guess they were talking about various classmates and what they are doing now. Cathy said the nun got pretty wistful and said, girls now, they can be anything, like doctors and stuff. And Cathy realized, shit, when Beloved Teacher was young, the choices, at least in her class, were wife/mother or nun. Is that kind of narrow or what?

    • Pierre_de_Fermat

      Or nurse. My mom went into that as did a lot of women of her generation (including some of my aunts). Of course they all smoked. All finally quit, but …

      • malsperanza

        Kindergarten teacher alsotoo. Or secretary/receptionist.

        When I was first on the job market, the want ads in the newspaper still were divided into JOBS – MEN and JOBS – WOMEN. I think it took a lawsuit to end that, around 1979.

        • Pierre_de_Fermat

          I remember that (wow, I’m up there)!

      • Serai 1

        Teachers, too. My grandma was a schoolteacher. In fact, she was a lot like Hillary – made us finish our homework and do the dishes before we got to have cake.

    • WhyFelicia

      Wife, teacher, nun, or nurse. My mom’s old teachers were horrified to realized that Catholicism had stood in the way of them pushing their students to do more (this was 1962 or so).

      • arrrghle

        Or secretary. At least, when I was little, that was among the options. Wife, teacher, nurse, secretary. Or none of those and only “domestic,” depending on your social class and melanin production. And of course the world’s oldest profession. We weren’t Catholic so nun was out.

        • O4FSake

          I remember when the help wanted classifieds had gender categories and a bullshit job title of general female help. This is a glorious day. Kegel marathon happening here until November so I can vote with mine.

    • cleos_mom

      For a number of centuries, entering a convent was the only route for a woman to get and use an education or put any talent to use, be that writing, painting or leadership. Convents were the only places where women had any real authority at all.

      • orygoon

        Yes. And they could avoid marriage and constant childbearing only in this way, although in recent history they could also “choose ” to be the unmarried sibling who lived at home and took care of the parents. They could be “professional ” women–teachers or nurses, as nuns, which was kind of what this old woman was sighing over. They couldn’t ever choose to be the doctor, lawyer, Indian chief…

  • berkeleyfarm

    Raise our glass to freedom
    Something they can never take away
    No matter what they tell you
    Raise our glass to the four of us
    Tomorrow there’ll be more of us
    Telling the story of last night
    The story of last night

    I may not live to see our glory
    But I will gladly join the fight
    And when our children tell our story
    They’ll tell the story of last night.

    (With apologies to Lin-Manuel Miranda)

  • Manhattan123

    When I voted for her with my testicles a few weeks ago it felt great too. (Although the person after me in the booth was probably a little pissed off.)

    • JohnQFugly

      Do you know what it’s like cleaning soda off your monitor? I now know what it’s like. Thanks for the laugh!

  • beavertank

    I wish I would have known I was supposed to bring my vagina with when I caucused for Clinton yesterday. The party’s page didn’t mention it, even down in the FAQs. It was pretty embarrassing to be caught without my real skin pocket vagina, let me tell you.

  • Lady Bug

    If you ever ran for office Editrix, both me & my Vagina will be glad to vote for you!

    • dshwa

      I think we’d all stuff the box for her.

      • Strawberry Shortfuse

        Dammit, now I have to replace this keyboard I just spit coffee all over.

        • JohnC44

          You don’t have one of those hermetically sealed rubber ones by now? Are you mad?

      • Serai 1

        All of us?? I hope she likes orgies!

    • Cindyinencinitas

      I love that you capitalized Vagina. That’s classy.

      • Serai 1

        Our bits deserve capitalization!

      • Lady Bug

        The CLASSIEST.

  • timpundit

    I don’t even have a vagina and my vagina cheered after reading this.

    • Serai 1

      We all have the same bits, just dressed in different costumes. :)

      • timpundit

        Mine’s a cowboy!

        • JohnC44

          Thank you for scalding the inside of my nose with hot coffee upon reading your reply. My otolaryngologist will not be amused.

          To whom shall I direct any process in the highly likely event of litigation?

          Well done besides….

          • starfanglednut

            Will that be a tubal litigation?

          • Serai 1

            Unless everybody gets drunk. Then it’ll just devolve into one tubal libation after another.

          • O4FSake

            Yes

        • LadyLaz

          yeah, hilarious!

    • just_jim

      Yeah, i’m a guy, and I want my vagina to vote for Hillary.

  • timpundit

    The vagina-having Bernie supporters that are ripping Clinton make me sick, actually. It’s a combination of elitist privilege , self loathing and a sinful ignorance of history.

    • Serai 1

      It’s mostly a lifetime of being told by the culture that OTHER WOMEN ARE THE ENEMY. Plus the stuff you said, too.

    • ginpac

      I thought that Gloria and Maddie were right all along.

      • Serai 1

        Hear, hear. I couldn’t understand the vitriol, myself.

        • righteous mob

          Certainly not when compared with the commentary emanating from the Sanders camp.

        • feministing

          how dare these old ladies voice what i’m trying to ignore and stuff deep, deep down in order to be able to hold my head up and seem legit in front of all the boys around me.

          • Serai 1

            THAT RIGHT THERE.

        • cleos_mom

          Their age had a lot to do with it.

          • Serai 1

            Yep. There was more than a whiff of YOU’RE NOT MY MOM!!!

      • SophieCT

        YES!

      • DT

        Honestly, Gloria was basically making a joke. That it was so poorly received proved that it cut to the quick.

    • malsperanza

      Or just young and enthusiastic. Those are women who have grown up knowing that their birthright is feminist and equal. They have not yet had a whole lot of experience with how partial that condition still is. I can understand the 18-to-24-yr-old women voting Bernie, because he represents more radical change.

      • timpundit

        As noted last night on Rachel, 18’24 year olds haven’t experienced their “specialness” in a male work world yet, also too. So, I suppose there is that but still nothing is worse than a righteous 20 year old who doesn’t know her nation’s history of treating her gender like chattel.

        • malsperanza

          We can’t expect 20 year olds to know more than we did at 20. (OK, I was a child of the sixties, and cut my political eyeteeth at age 12 in the summer of 1968, in Chicago. But that really was pretty unusual.)

        • Serai 1

          Way many of these young women are still cocooned in the whole WE CAN CHANGE THE WORLD mentality and don’t realize just how MANY fuckheads there are out there waiting to stomp on their heads the second they try it.

        • starfanglednut

          God, yes. And lecturing us middle-aged broads about how we’re not real feminists.

          • Morrigan In Oregon

            YES! THIS! Like they ever experienced ‘blow job or no job!”

          • parkii

            And also, too, “bourgeois feminists.” Is there anything more arrogant and haughty than calling people who have fought for women’s rights for decades, bourgeois feminists? If I never hear that term again, it will be too soon. It’s right up there with the “who’s a REAL progressive” argument.

        • feministing

          as a 21 year old who backed hill in 2008, there is no excuse for these types of 20 year olds doing this today. ignorance, selfishness, and lack of self-confidence are all choices.

      • katz

        Radical change in some areas, but the status quo on gender issues.

        • malsperanza

          Which is one of the areas where there has been real backsliding – 38 states passed abortion restrictions this year. Really, the timing of a woman president is just about right.

          • Serai 1

            If we’re VERY VERY LUCKY, we won’t end up in the real life version of Rain Without Thunder. That movie fucking TERRIFIED me when it came out in ’92. (The critics sniffed at it, of course, claiming it was “a screed” and “unrealistic” because DEEZ RITEZ CANT BE TAKEN AWAY OMG!!! Uh huh.)

        • Serai 1

          When he implied that questions of gender discrimination aren’t “real issues”, I passed from not liking him much to wanting to slap him halfway to Morocco.

          • AlasAnAss

            But then he’d land in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, miles and miles and miles from safety. Wait, hold on, I get it.

        • malsperanza

          And of course, for a socialist, the only radical change that matters is economic justice. Gender issues, racism … those things will fix themselves if we can get the money sorted out. One reason I walked away from socialism in my twenties.

          The other reason was spending a few years in Italy, watching career Euro-socialists at work.

          • Serai 1

            I’ve had the suspicion for years now that “socialism” is just an excuse to keep from doing anything about every other problem that exists. Yeah, let’s get behind this economic idea that has NO CHANCE WHATSOEVER of coming into power in this country! That’ll definitely change EVERYTHING! Meanwhile, all the icky issues that THOSE PEOPLE care about can be ignored because OMG MONEY SUX.

          • katz

            The brilliant thing about purity politics: As long as nothing you propose has any chance of happening, you can never be blamed for the results of your policies.

          • Serai 1

            Thus all the “moral victories” that are actually just plain ol’ failures.

          • WampusKat

            There’s quite a bit of difference between Democratic Socialism and the bullshyte Bernie’s into:
            http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/01/30/bernie-s-past-with-the-far-far-far-left.html

            Democratic Socialists don’t behave the way Bernie does. I should know, I’m one of them (from Germany) and note that Bernie’s contemporaries in Europe are currently attacking Democratic Socialists, giving far right fascist parties a leg up:
            http://www.dialoginternational.com/dialog_international/2016/05/germanys-pro-putin-parties-a-threat-to-democracy-1.html

            This is NOT normal behavior.

          • malsperanza

            In any case, European socialism doesn’t map at all to the US system. It is predicated on a parliamentary system in which socialists form coalitions with other groups, and the party is either in power or out of power. The idea of a split government–with one party holding the executive and another holding the Congress–doesn’t exist in Europe, which makes socialist programs possible, especially in smaller countries.

            Here, a socialist in the White House would produce zero socialist legislation, unless he was able to make it look exactly like Democratic legislation.

        • Morrigan In Oregon

          Yeah, I remember getting the coffee for the old men from the WOBBLIES Hall when I went there with my dad. They didn’t think anything of having the women wait on them. I didn’t either, until I became radicalized by that new fangled women’s lib.
          Let’s put it this way, if Bernie was the only candidate the Democrats had to offer, I would vote for a Democrat.

      • WhyFelicia

        Now, I am 38, and not a Bernie Bitch or anything, but I have to take exception to the idea that young women think of equality as a birthright. Many young women today don’t know of a time before the Internet. And as anyone who has ever spent five seconds on the Internet can tell you, it isn’t always a great place to be female.

        • malsperanza

          They have seen crap on the internet. They haven’t yet spent much time in the workplace. There’s a difference between avoiding Gamergate idiots on FB and having your workplace fire you for getting pregnant.

        • katz

          I can only speak for myself, but when I was 20, not that long ago, I was definitely of the opinion that sexism was over in the areas that matter because I hadn’t personally experienced any significant amount.

      • cleos_mom

        Not as radical a change as a baby you didn’t plan on having.

        But younger women can take heart: the more charitable of the forced pregnancy movement have promised they’ll be nice about it. Maybe they’ll even give you a few free boxes of Pampers.

    • BeachBum

      Right. I hope they realize it took until 1920 and the 19th Amendment to vote. My grandmothers lifetime. (but I’m old)

  • greyXstar

    “My vagina did a thing”

    That’s what she s –

    Oh wait…

  • Morrigan In Oregon

    comments can not be blank

    • ginpac

      I LOVE that!

    • Lamashtar

      Fuck! This is making me cry arrrgh.

      • Morrigan In Oregon

        I know, it’s like having the Cubs win the World Series, or somepin’

        • WhyFelicia

          But way more realistic.

          • DT

            Y know, the Cubbies are having one of the greatest seasons ever right now. It’s not outside the realm of possibilities that they both happen within a week of each other.

    • WampusKat

      Several months ago I ordered a copy of the UK film Suffragettes, starring Meryl Streep for my step-daughter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=056FI2Pq9RY

      It will surprise some to know just how long it took socialist countries to attain universal suffrage, as noted accurately at the end of the film: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Women's_suffrage

      How much longer it took for the voting rights act of 1965 to be enacted is also a lesson for Berners to knock off the bullshit about us voting based on race or gender. If that were the case, Sarah Palin would be VP and Ben Carson would be next in line to occupy the White House. They’re right wing talking points, so maybe try not to act like right-wing douchebags, eh?

    • feministing

      what the hell. scrolling scrolling scrolling see this pic CRY immediately out of nowhere. thank you for posting.

      • DT

        Same.

      • Morrigan In Oregon

        that is exactly what happened to me, Feministing, when i found the photo, full waterworks!

  • cat cafe

    My vagina even voted by mail!

    • Me not sure

      Can I lick the stamp?

  • House0fTheBlueLights

    #girlsrule

    • Serai 1

      #VaginaVotingPower

  • bobbert

    I had planned for months to vote for Bernie, if only to keep the leftward pressure on Hillz. I had to mail my vote (out of town), and I voted with my vagina, hoping that my 300 ppb of the vote would help persuade Bern to knock it the Fuck off.

    So far, not much to report.

    • DT

      I have a penis, but same story. So disappointed in him…. But, I have loved Hillz since I was able to form memories (this is only JUST BARELY an exaggeration) and I couldn’t be more excited and proud!

  • Pierre_de_Fermat

    Geeze, in all the discussion, I meant to thank you Rebecca for a great post. Similar thanks to Dok, Evan, Robyn (and more, you have more folks now) and everyone who has contributed. It has been quite a week. From Secretary Clinton’s foreign policy speech (wow) through last night.

  • malsperanza

    Thank goodness they don’t have those old-style voting booths with the huge stiff lever anymore. They were really hard to —

    Uh. Sorry, got to go do something. Be back later…

    • Gleem-McShinez

      Damn, I should have known I couldn’t just walz right in a few hours late and just make the first vajeen/lever joke, like nobody else had!

      Now I’ll have to pull mine.

      • Harbinger08

        Good recovery!

      • malsperanza

        Do that in the privacy of your bunk, would you?

  • Slithytoves

    Personally, I am so glad to have found something else to do with my vagina. It’s so versatile.

  • Mike Janowski

    Meh. She still ain’t great.

    • NoMoNeNe

      So far, it’s just me and you, Mike. I’ll just let TRump bring up all the actual horrible facts about Hillary. There are plenty of them to choose from. Skittering away now. Me and my vagina.

  • Candy Apple

    Usually when I vote with my vagina, it’s regarding penises, but I’ll happily use it to vote Hillary into office in November, ‘specially if it keeps Dumbass from gilding the bathroom taps and installing mirrors on the ceiling in the West Wing.

  • DemmeFatale

    My best friend in NY worked her butt off for Hillary.
    When my friend died, Hillary came and spoke at her memorial service.
    Hillary stayed for hours before she got to speak, (and it was a week before she was elected to her second term as a NYS Senator ).
    The main reason she came?
    To comfort and speak to my friend’s daughter.
    There is a warmth there that most people don’t see.
    We saw it last night when she talked about her mother.

    • Pierre_de_Fermat

      I have heard stories like that about Hillary.

      • DemmeFatale

        Bill is like that, too.
        After 9/11, he came to an evening service I was attending.
        (No press, no ulterior motives.)
        After a whole day of NYC meetings, he just wanted to be with us.

        • malsperanza

          It is, frankly, the thing Bill is best at.

          • DemmeFatale

            He will make a great First Gentleman.
            (How do you pronounce FGOTUS?)

          • DT

            I’m going with “Fuh-GOAT-us”.

          • Morrigan In Oregon

            oh, Bill, do we touch that name with a ten foot pole?

    • lroom

      That was beautiful. Thanks.

    • sudden_eyes

      Yep. A dear friend of mine worked her butt off and got a cancer diagnosis a few months ago, right in the thick of Michigan etc. etc. And damned if my friend didn’t get a handwritten note from Hillary saying how much she cared – and she really did.

      (Fortunately friend = fine now. Bigger fan of Hillary’s than ever, obvs. As am I.)

    • WhyFelicia

      Thank you so much for talking about that.

    • orygoon

      I hate the nasty stuff I read about her so much, especially since it isn’t true. Vile garbage has been going on for decades. People can be so shallow.

  • Ramtamtam

    My vagina isn’t allowed to vote but cheered a little last night.

  • Gleem-McShinez

    Damn, voting booths used to have levers and everything!
    Voting with your vagina was probably a lot easier back then.

    • DT

      I’d like to see you get your vagina up to that confirmation lever at 5 feet plus off the ground…

  • BeverlyCrusher’sWig

    I did my kegels all during primary season just so I could vote with my vagina. It was worth it! I got to vote for several woman here in California down ticket and some pretty awesome men too! And I got to vote while listening to a dad and his little daughter (maybe five) voted. He let her have the honor of filling in the bubbles. And I cried cause it’s what I do! And then I came to Wonkette because it’s the greatest place anywhere. Oh and I made this at 3am or so because no sleep + game of thrones rewatching + constantly updating the CA primary site = over the top.

  • sweeper

    Unfortunately my vagina had to caucus. Surprised I didn’t end up with a UTI from that undemocratic mess.

  • Walter Wellstone

    I am going to vote for Hillary Clinton because I believe she will be a good President. She’s a true wonkette, as in a-policy-wonk-who-is-also-a-woman and I believe she would make a better President than Donald Trump.

  • I voted with my vagina back in March. I highly recommend it.

    My daughter, who is about 9 years too young to vote with any body part, is watching this election closely. I don’t think she understands much about foreign policy or the finer points of the healthcare debate, but she damn sure understands that the poster on the wall with the presidents’ pictures on it has no female faces, and that the smart blonde lady with the nice smile could change all that. She drops what she’s doing to listen and cheer when she hears Hillary speaking on TV, and she decorated her computer in Hillary stickers. She knows right now that women can run the world at least as well as men, and it’s my greatest hope for her that no one ever convinces her to abandon that belief. All of us vagina voters are making the world better for my daughter, and all the little girls out there like her.

    • Serai 1

      My sister has, sadly, turned into one of those back-biting women who tear down other women for gaining power. She voted for Bernie and is pissy about Hillary winning. I’m hoping she won’t poison Pumpkin’s mind about women running for office. That little girl doesn’t need shit in her ear about that, especially from her mother, which is the worst possible place to get that stuff from. It’s REALLY hard to wash it out when MOM’s the one who put the stain there.

      • WhyFelicia

        My sister has a hard-on for Bernie, too. I understand the enthusiasm, but I think that much of the tearing down comes from stuff that was read on the Internet.

  • Blender_415

    Today, we all have vaginas. I’ll be in my bunk.

  • My vagina and I are ecstatic.

    • O4FSake

      What’s left of my ovaries are thrilled as well. I hope Geraldine Ferraro is smiling too.

      • Serai 1

        I hope SUSAN B ANTHONY is smiling.

  • Marceline

    Since the Tony Awards are this weekend I’m filtering this through my Hamilton fetish.

    Hillary
    https://images.rapgenius.com/65dd201e1b0800953cfac7f4e1735d87.451x239x19.gif

    Bernie
    https://images.rapgenius.com/04a34846055a87c23796bec1e4f87b72.500x275x46.gif

    • berkeleyfarm

      Oh my God, that last one, I am laughing so hard tears are streaming down.

  • OrdinaryJoe

    You can’t be what you can’t see. I am very glad MY daughter got to see this.

    • DT

      Chris Rock’s bit on Obama is relevant here: what makes Barack Obama so important is now black parents can tell their kids what white parents do. When a white parent tells their kid “you can be anything!” they just roll their eyes and say “yes, I KNOW, mom…”. Black kids laugh in their parents face!

      I’m so glad your daughter can roll her eyes and say “yes, I KNOW, mom…”

  • OrdinaryJoe

    Too soon?

    • Morrigan In Oregon

      never too soon for dick
      I usually like it in the mornin’ much better
      10 Wheel Drive

    • Amalga

      My favorite button from the Nixon years (and it’s around here somewhere) read “Re-elect Nixon in 72. Why change dicks in the middle of a screw.”

      • O4FSake

        Dick Nixon before Nixon dicks you.

    • JeffWest

      Never too late…

  • Serai 1

    On another note of the Women and Power and WE GO YES theme, I found this:

    24 Things Women Over 30 Should Wear

    Sums up what I’ve always thought pretty damn well, I’d say.

    • O4FSake

      Thank you for that!

      • Serai 1

        You’re welcome! Spread the link around!

  • Enfant Terrible

    You can vote with all kinds of things. Like musical instruments.

  • SophieCT

    I remember voting for Mondale/Ferraro. Where the hell did 32 years go?

  • Serai 1

    Holy shit, I just realized that I’ve been buzzing and grinning and dancing so much all day that I HAVEN’T EATEN A GODDAMN THING. My guts just ANNOUNCED this to me.

    Maybe I should eat something…

  • Ted Rogers

    great article, thank you. ?

    (i don’t have a vagina, ?, but if you have one you’re welcome to stop by. ?)

  • Cecilia Moorer

    “my room mate Lori Is getting paid on the internet $98/hr”…..!tl1045ur

    two days ago grey McLaren. P1 I bought after earning 18,512 Dollars..it was my previous month’s payout..just a little over.17k Dollars Last month..3-5 hours job a day…with weekly payouts..it’s realy the simplest. job I have ever Do.. I Joined This 7 months. ago. and now making over hourly. 87 Dollars…Learn. More right Here !tl1045u:➽:➽:.➽.➽.➽.➽ http://GlobalSuperJobsReportsEmploymentsBrightGetPay$98Hour…. .★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★::::::!tl1045o….

    • Biel_ze_Bubba

      You still suck at math.

    • puipui

      “Oh god, Cecilia,” Lori whispered, tears spilling down her cheeks. “Not you, too! Didn’t you see what happened to Patricia? Don’t you understand what this will do to you?”

      Patricia’s disappearance was still fresh in Lori’s mind. Would Cecilia end the same way? Lori watched her sit in Patricia’s chair, sinking into the same madness, keys clattering beneath her fingers, punctuation flying willy-nilly. Would Cecilia, too, be gone tomorrow without a trace?

      “Damn it, Cecilia!” Lori snapped, her anguish shifting into helpless rage. “You’re not even making sense! Is it $98 or $87? How does any of that add up to $18500? Are you even listening to yourself anymore? MATH JUST DOESN’T WORK THAT WAY, CECILIA!”

      two days ago grey McLaren,” Cecilia rasped out wildly. She was even starting to sound like Patricia; perhaps she was even starting to look like Patricia. “P1..$98/hr..87 Dollars… 17k Dollars Last month..3-5 hours job a day..18,512 Dollars ….!tl1045u! ….!tl1045ur!

      “I CAN’T DO THIS ANYMORE!” Lori screamed, sobbing, sinking to her knees on the floor in despair. “WHY MUST YOU KEEP DOING THIS TO ME?”

      But Cecilia’s typing did not stop. Cecilia’s madness would not stop. Cecilia would never stop now, Lori knew it, not until she was gone from here forever, and possibly not even then. Lori curled up into a ball on the floor and wept bitterly, not only for Cecilia but for the others she knew would eventually suffer the same fate. Lori had a lot of roommates.

      Maybe there was just something wrong with that particular chair?

      • Frank Underboob

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      • Serai 1

        “Cecilia,” Lori murmured as she placed her hands on Cece’s shoulders and started to massage. “Come on, baby. Leave the computer for a while.” She slid her arms down, her hands cupping Cecilia’s warm breasts. “I’ll make you feel good, and you don’t have to pay me a cent.”

        “Wait, just one more post! Maybe I can get a commission,” Cece muttered. Lori’s hands went lower, nudging Cece’s waistband aside and slipping down into the warm, sweet depths. Cecilia finally stopped typing…

        .

        Um, sorry. I write pr0n. *ahem* Carry on!

  • DT

    They can’t take this from me. And I have a penis (and not even in the trans way [not that there’s anything wrong with that]).
    I am still smiling about it; as a man I am proud of myself and other men for not being sexist, and as a person I feel amazing for being part of this woman’s amazing run.

  • puipui

    I look forward to voting with my vagina in November. It will feel so good, people! YES! YES! YES!

    • Serai 1

      My vagina is planning a HUGE VAGINA PARTY!

      (And yes, there will be vagina cake and vagina swag and vagina EVERYTHING! I wonder if Sanrio makes vagina tchochkes…)

      • Applejinx

        Sanrio can make vaginas, but they will not have a mouth :)
        And what fun is that?

  • Frank Underboob

    Elizabeth Warren — who, if she were running against Bernie Sanders, would have progressive men dancing war dances and calling her Pocahontas.

    Um, NO. If Warren were running*, she would’ve gotten my 100% enthusiastic support, for all the same reasons that Sanders did.
    * And if she ever does in future.

  • Rick Hill

    I’m a pretty gentlemanly kind of guy with complete devotion to Mrs Hill but all this talk of vaginas is making me a little…

    • Serai 1

      Now you know how WE feel having to listen to OMG MY DICK IS SO MARVELOUS for thousands of years.

      • Badbadger

        My dick is only marvelous for hundreds of years :(

      • Rick Hill

        I wanted to post the gif but it was too big. I was going for how Roger was wanting to jump right out but he was holding back and it was making him looney.
        Now, then, let’s talk about the effect that the mighty manhood has had upon you or the last few thousand years…

  • cleos_mom

    Men have been voting with their penises since 5th century Greece at the latest.

    They’ve also been hiring, giving promotions, giving raises and extending credit on the basis of whether the other party has a penis.

    Vote with your vagina; it pisses off all the right people.

    • nmmagyar

      Not All Penis-Havers!

  • proudgrampa

    Today, we all have vaginas.

    • Morrigan In Oregon

      quick, everybody, into the Ladies’ Room!

  • orygoon

    On Robert Reich’s FB page I actually read a comment that said, I’m not a misogynist; that’s not why I don’t support the hag. And I don’t think it was meant to be ironic.

  • Lady Willpower

    I saw a post on 538, I think) where someone said “I’m not a misogynist but Hillary Clinton is the kind of woman who makes me start hating women.”
    I wanted to say “is Kanye West the kind of black guy who makes you want to hate all black people (NO RACIST THO)?”

  • toomanyrappers

    Koch just launced an “End the Divide” campaign. Clinton is so great, Republicans want to vote for her!! ;)

  • jen

    Also voted for Hillary because she is a woman, loved the feeling.

    • Morrigan In Oregon

      I voted for her in the Primary and will proudly vote for her in the General.
      She just happens to be someone I can relate to, admire and emulate.
      Being a woman is the crowning achievement.

  • Margling53

    I love it! I’ve waited a long, long time for this–81 years– and now it’s time to gloat! Take that you sexist pigs! Sorry, couldn’t resist a tiny jab after being called sweetie and honey and girl for years. Honestly, though, I thank from the bottom of my heart all the men who were man enough to be feminists and stand with us on this historic occasion.

  • Thekatman

    Vagina politics will only get you screwed, in more ways than one. Mark my words, ladies.

  • Maiden Moonflower

    I want to like Hillary but I just can’t. SHe just seems so…evil.

  • uniquename72

    Did all you “So proud to have a woman candidate!” people also wet your pants over being able to vote for Palin as VP?

    If not, why not?

  • guy

    Well, isn’t this hilarious in hindsight.

  • Sony

    The best support we have is the support of each other. All hail to womanhood. Look wht I found : http://www.sargamchoudhary.com/fashion-motivates-always/

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