mediamattersforamerica:

"More egregiously, you trivialize the scourge of sexual assault, putting the phrase in scare quotes and treating this crime as a socially acceptable phenomenon."
Four senators wrote a letter to George Will, condemning his column that said sexual assault survivors had a “coveted status that confers privileges.”

mediamattersforamerica:

"More egregiously, you trivialize the scourge of sexual assault, putting the phrase in scare quotes and treating this crime as a socially acceptable phenomenon."

Four senators wrote a letter to George Will, condemning his column that said sexual assault survivors had a “coveted status that confers privileges.”



quickhits:

itsinthetrees:

Tammy Baldwin, Senator-Elect from Wisconsin. She will be the first openly gay senator in U.S. history.

You’re damned right!!

quickhits:

itsinthetrees:

Tammy Baldwin, Senator-Elect from Wisconsin. She will be the first openly gay senator in U.S. history.

You’re damned right!!

(Source: thetopofthecity)



the real war on women? uggggggggggh

the real war on women? uggggggggggh



Tommy Thompson's Political Director Attacks Tammy Baldwin For Celebrating Gay Pride | ThinkProgress



GOPer Eric Hovde Calls Tammy Baldwin A Communist | TPM2012

justinspoliticalcorner:

Businessman Eric Hovde, who is seeking the Republican nomination for Senate from Wisconsin, said in an interview with The Hill that the presumptive Democratic nominee, Rep. Tammy Baldwin, is a Marxist.

“I fundamentally disagree with Tammy on almost everything. She has a more liberal voting record than almost anybody in Congress,” said Hovde. “Her philosophy has its roots in Marxism, communism, socialism, extreme liberalism — she calls it progressivism — versus mine, which is rooted in free-market conservatism.”

Hovde’s comments fit in with other recent comments from right-wing candidates, such as the declaration by Rep. Allen West (R-FL) that there were “78 or 81 members of the Democrat Party that are members of the Communist Party” — with West naming the Congressional Progressive Caucus as the subversive culprits.



Meet the Woman Who’s Poised to Become America’s First Openly Gay Senator

anticapitalist:

If she’s elected she’ll become, at the tender age of 50, the first female senator from Wisconsin and also the country’s first openly gay senator. No pressure! She’ll also be a very powerful ally in the fight to protect the rights of women from being hacked to death by axe-wielding Republicans. So you’ll want to get onboard the Tammy train now, that way if and when she hits the Senate you can say you knew her way back when.

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