Why Don't I Care That Dr. Who is a Woman Now?
or, Am I Still a Feminist?
I mentioned yesterday that the post-debate Hot Mic moment was the whole point. Everything led up to that.
Bernie was unfairly attacked for two solid hours.
Then Liz approached him with that BS when he was unprepared and might have thought no one could hear.
The Great Handshake Freeze-Out of January 14 was the glacé cherry on a shit sundae of malicious, precisely calculated smears on Bernie Sanders. I initially thought that Elizabeth Warren brought some poltergeists from the Omnishambles Clinton campaign into the fold to advise her on gaining some momentum. I no longer believe that Warren was trying to only boost her polling numbers.
Bernie's off to a good start in the first two states. Two things:
1) What we usually get in defense of capitalism these days is "gee, if we could have well-regulated/ environmentally conscious/ socially equitable capitalism then it would be totally kewl." You get the capitalism they feed you, not the stuff you want.
Many of the other candidates gave disapproving, but weak statements against Trump's act of war against Iran.
However, Tulsi and Bernie are the only ones who made it clear where they stand.