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'Me, too'

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Dick Whitman, Oct 15, 2017.

  1. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Trending on social media tonight, women are posting “Me, too” as their status, apparently to indicate that they have been the victims of sexual assault or harassment. The reason is to show how widespread the issue really is.

    What Does the ‘Me Too’ Facebook Status Mean?

    It’s interesting in a lot of ways. To begin, there’s really no downside. On the other hand, the continuum of sexual harassment and sexual assault is so inclusive that I think you run into the Kaepernick problem where the protest is not narrowly targeted enough to maintain the kind of message discipline that makes a movement successful.

    It’s also interesting to me in that this seems to be mostly driven and participated in by liberal women, and I think that shows that although elected Democrats were slow to denounce Weinstein, women on the ground floor could give a shit who he endorsed or donated to.

    Anyway: Does this sort of thing ever accomplish anything? Does it matter if it does?
  2. terrier

    terrier Well-Known Member

    If it pisses off Trump's sense of political correctness enough that he bitch-tweets about it, man, I'm down with it.
  3. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    What does Mrs. Whitman say about your anti-women stance?
  4. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Famous women don’t try to goad him nearly enough. It should occur multiple times daily.
  5. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    You had lots to say about her over PMs, so you tell me.
  6. doctorquant

    doctorquant Well-Known Member

    I’m skeptical anytime one of these “raise awareness” things pops up.
  7. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    If it helps some victims find comfort or strength, yeah it’s worth it.
    Iron_chet likes this.
  8. Spartan Squad

    Spartan Squad Well-Known Member

    Me, too.
  9. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Whoa, what is Mrs. W’s handle?
  10. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    About her, to me.
  11. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

  12. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    PM me, Dools.
    Laughs galore. :cool:
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