As if it weren’t enough that every day is bringing a new allegation of harassment or assault against a powerful man, the most powerful serial harasser in the country decided to weigh in over Twitter. This is a man who has been accused of sexual assault, harassment, groping, overt misogyny and more dozens of times over.
The women I speak to feel in a constant state of trauma right now – while the outing of sexual abusers is cathartic it’s also incredibly draining. Especially when you start to see the names of men you admire/d.
Trump has never done a good thing for women and I don’t believe he’ll start now, but I’m holding out a bit of hope that his staff will find a way to rein him in to do American women favor and just shut up.
Glass Half Full
A dog who crashed a wedding in Brazil got a new home and is someone cutting onions in here?
What I’m RTing
Who I’m reading
What I’m writing
I can’t believe I have to explain why a 14-year-old girl is not a grown up, but here we are.
How outraged I am
I thought I was handling the week’s outrages pretty well, but then Trump tweeted about sexual harassment and all was lost. If you need me, I’ll be screaming into the void.
How I’m making it through this week
This thread on The Cheesecake Factory (seriously) will delight and distract – exactly what we all need right now.