Monday, June 1, 2015

The Campfire Of Hate: #GiveYourMoneyToWomen And Target Assessment

Every movement needs its enemies, and something as obviously lazy and venal as #GiveYourMoneyToWomen provides an easy target. (Liz Finnegan's introductory piece at Everyjoe is a pretty good primer.) But, my problems with it are that
  1. No traction from anyone of real name. (Who the hell is @ChiefElk?)
  2. Almost all the tweets with this hashtag are from conservatives decrying the state of modern feminism.
Which is to say, it's something of a manufactured controversy arising from one entitled princess's delusional fantasies.

Aside: I really liked David Frum's tweet on this:

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