My new strategy, for the time being, is just to ignore it all and put my head down. We all need a summer vacation from this mess and the fight will still be there in the morning. So I hope you’re all taking a break, thinking about the good times Robert Mueller’s investigation will bring, and putting your brain to better use than the people in charge seem to.
If racism is getting you down, take some solace in the fact that most racists are unbelievably, hilariously stupid
stupid Here is everything I have to say about the specious, seductive stupidity of every anti-affirmative action argument https://t.co/dchpN0MBnE
https://t.co/dchpN0MBnE August 2, 2017 James Baldwin’s searing open letter to Angela Davis, 1970 https://t.co/1518VS0V0u pic.twitter.com/ikHjkCchfU
https://t.co/1518VS0V0u pic.twitter.com/ikHjkCchfU August 2, 2017 Just a reminder, Mar-A-Lago just put in another request for temporary foreign workers https://t.co/7arnw7qfnE
https://t.co/7arnw7qfnE August 2, 2017 "My words were my own form of resistance, and I realized that my anger could be a form of currency" – @MorganJerkins https://t.co/0nrVSq0eF8
@MorganJerkins https://t.co/0nrVSq0eF8 August 2, 2017 Lindy West on why, of course, abortion should be a litmus test for Democrats; this lovely piece by Hayley Krischer on female friend break-ups; and the inimitable Patti Smith on her friend Sam Shepard.
Lindy West female friend break-ups her friend Sam Shepard Politics getting you down? Well take some time off and read a piece about ageing, clothing and embracing all things comfortable.
a piece On a scale of one to 10, men who “thank” women for supporting them while not hiring them has me at a six, only because I don’t expect any better anymore.
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