The Vile Misogyny of Steve Bannon

Given the terrible track record of misogyny on the part of Donald Trump, no one should be the least bit surprised that he picked Steve Bannon to run his campaign and be his chief of staff. Bannon is at least as much of a sexist pig as Trump. … [Read more...]

Hostility to Women a Key Predictor of Trump Supporters

Donald Trump is doing historically bad among women, especially those who are well-educated, and three social psychology researchers may have figured out why. Their research shows that hostility toward women is a powerful predictor of whether a voter supports Donald Trump. … [Read more...]

Mel Gibson is Just Shocked that People Don’t Like Him Now

Mel Gibson, once one of the most popular movie stars in the entire world and now the object of derision, is shocked -- shocked, I tell ya -- that people are now treating him like a pariah just because he went on more than one anti-Semitic rant, with a side order of sexism and violent threats to his girlfriend. … [Read more...]

Wingnut: Pro-Choicers are Worse than Hitler

Tamara Scott, a far-right radio talk show host and a member of the Republican National Committee, went full Godwin on her radio show recently and said that pro-choice politicians are not just like Hitler, but worse than Hitler. Because she says so. … [Read more...]

Trump Again on Video Ogling Young Women

And we have yet another tape that has been dredged up of Donald Trump being incredibly creepy toward young women. This is from 2007, during a paid speech, when he decided to tell a story about how he hired a 17 or 18 year old waitress who had no experience just because she was beautiful. And then it goes way downhill from there. … [Read more...]

Trump: I’ll Sue Women Accusing Me After the Election

Donald Trump got all fired up at a rally in Gettysburg and kinda went off on all the women now accusing him of doing exactly what he says he does on that Access Hollywood tape. And he's going to sue all those "liars" once the election is over. … [Read more...]

Trump, Jr: Women Shouldn’t Work if They Can’t Handle Harassment

Donald Trump, Jr. went on the Opie and Anthony radio show three years ago and said that if women can't handle being sexually harassed in the workplace, maybe they should find a different job that is more traditional for women. … [Read more...]

Trump’s Misogynist Defense of Assault Accusations

I'm just gonna leave this here:Trump, who attempted to smear his accusers as ghastly liars seeking money and fame, said of the woman who told the New York Times that he had groped her on an airplane three decades ago: “Believe me, she would not be my first choice, that I can tell you. Man, you don’t know, that would not be my first choice.”Ah yes, the old "I wouldn't sexually assault her, she's ugly" position. Vile. Sexist. Misogynist. Moronic. And fuck you, Donald. … [Read more...]

Limbaugh Doesn’t Understand the Importance of Consent

Rush Limbaugh, spewer of misogynist nonsense like "feminazis," doesn't seem to understand the concept of consent. He points out that the left thinks consent is the key to sexual morality in a mocking tone, but says nothing to actually dispute its importance. … [Read more...]

How Trump Brought Republican Misogyny Into Stark Relief

Rebecca Traister of New York magazine, who has been doing some terrific writing about the election and the place of women in it, argues that the one virtue of the Trump campaign has been that he has exposed the rampant misogyny in the Republican party. … [Read more...]

Trump Hit With Bombshell Video Admitting Sexual Harassment

So as I'm sure you know by now, the Washington Post published a shocking -- not in the sense of surprising -- video of Donald Trump in 2005 talking about trying to have sex with a TV hostess when she was married and he had just married wife #3. It contains the blatant admission of sexual harassment and assault. The video: … [Read more...]

Peterson’s Hysterical Screed on ‘Evil’ Hillary Clinton

Jesse Lee (Uncle Tom) Peterson delivered quite a diatribe on how Trump should take off the gloves and go after "evil," as embodied by Hillary Clinton. As usual, it's all about being tough and politically incorrect, because the very future of civilization is at stake. … [Read more...]