Europe/Americas update: October 25 2017

EUROPE RUSSIA Moscow is planning to test its new intercontinental ballistic missile, the RS-28 Sarmat, twice before the end of the year. The Sarmat was supposed to be tested in March but that’s been delayed. Actually, if you want to be all nitpicky about it, the Sarmat was really supposed to be tested in 2015, but… Continue reading Europe/Americas update: October 25 2017

When horrible human beings collide

If you’re wondering why a bunch of really terrible people seem all abuzz today, here’s the short version. Yesterday, in a CNN interview, Donald Trump suggested (in a classy way, totally above board, all the bells and whistles) that Fox News personality Megyn Kelly asked him a question about his long personal history of misogyny… Continue reading When horrible human beings collide

Seriously, what the hell is wrong with men?

Apparently some men will never take women seriously, even if those men are trained diplomats and the woman in question is the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power: Here is what happened, according to Osnos’ story: Gérard Araud, the current French Ambassador to the US and at the time French ambassador to the UN, sent… Continue reading Seriously, what the hell is wrong with men?

Men are from Mars, Buzzfeed is from Venus and will hopefully return there someday

Friends, the latest Buzzfeed video #content is definitely #LOL and #WIN, not #TRASHY and #FAIL, because it explores the manner in which women consume a man beverage that they have never tasted before. I am not sure it rises to the artistic heights of an #OMG, but it is certainly on the right track. The… Continue reading Men are from Mars, Buzzfeed is from Venus and will hopefully return there someday

Florida (Congress)Man possibly not aware of passage of Nineteenth Amendment

Submitted as evidence, incumbent Florida Congressman Steve Southerland: Rep. Steve Southerland (R-Fla.) was criticized last week for hosting a male-only fundraiser in March, with his opponent Gwen Graham’s campaign calling the event “offensive.” But Southerland laughed off the criticism to the Tampa Bay Times on Friday, comparing the event to a “lingerie party.” “I live… Continue reading Florida (Congress)Man possibly not aware of passage of Nineteenth Amendment

The Bob Beckel Clown Show continues

Yesterday it was back to the “liberals are the real sexists” routine for Fox’s in-house liberal caricature: A segment on Fox News’ The Five Thursday about White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest went off the rails very quickly as co-host Bob Beckel remarked that looks matter when you job involves being on television. He drove… Continue reading The Bob Beckel Clown Show continues

The GOP outreach to women for September 3, 2014

Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) responds to Kirsten Gillibrand’s tales of sexism in the World’s Worst Deliberative Body by noting that, hey, no old male senator ever squeezed his waist and told him not to lose too much weight because “I like my girls chubby”: “It’s actually a pretty collegial place,” Johnson said in an interview… Continue reading The GOP outreach to women for September 3, 2014