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Oct 17 I Hate Screen Names commented on Melania Trump Throws Billy Bush Under the Bus Tonight on Anderson Cooper.
Since Melania is defending and standing by her man, I expect the GOP will soon be labeling her an enabler. Aaaaaany day now...
Oct 17 I Hate Screen Names commented on John Oliver Shreds Third Party Candidates Gary Johnson, Jill Stein, and Joe Exotic.
Oh for fuck's sake. Let's stop with the "pox on both their houses" bullshit. Trump is far, far worse than Clinton.

Thought experiment: imagine you met someone who had literally never heard of Trump or Clinton, and you wanted to explain what made them so awful. With Trump this would be easy: "He sexually assaults women. He mocks the disabled. He mocks veterans. He has no political experience at all. He can't focus. He's easily provoked. Etc." Now imagine how you'd build the case against Clinton: "She used a private email server." "So?" "Because [__]. Also, she deleted personal emails." "And? I delete my emails all the time." "Oh, that's bad because [___]." Etc.

See the difference? Trump's horribleness is self-evident. Any decent human being immediately knows why he sucks. Even my preschooler knows you shouldn't yell or make fun of people. Clinton's horribleness is contrived. You have to get reeeeeally far into the weeds to show why something she actually did (as opposed to shit she never did) is supposedly so bad. It's almost like the GOP is picking random things no one has a moral opinion on, then insisting those things are horrible and thus Clinton is horrible.

No, wait. That's EXACTLY what the GOP does.
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Oct 13 I Hate Screen Names commented on Donald Trump Clarifies: He Only Sexually Assaults Hot Women.
@1: Recently re-watched Se7en, which led me to this questions for Trump supporters:

When someone is completely full of shit, as you obviously are, do you know you're full of shit? Do you ever take a second from typing about giant global conspiracies, or that bragging about sexual assault is just "Boys being Boys," or that polls are stupid and we should look at the number of Twitter followers, and think: Wow! It is amazing how completely full of shit I am! Does that ever happen?
Oct 7 I Hate Screen Names commented on Despite Overwhelming Evidence, Trump Still Believes Central Park 5 Are Guilty.
Why the fuck did Trump even bring this up?!

I'm not saying Trump is deliberately trying to lose the election. But if he were trying, I don't know what he would do differently.
Oct 4 I Hate Screen Names commented on Savage Love Letter of the Day: A Counterpoint to Last Week's Tweet Storm of Advice for Straight Men.
@31: And most of the people are men!

Depending on the survey, Trump either breaks even or is slightly ahead with men. It's his overwhelming rejection by women (over 20 points) that's tanking his election chances.
Oct 4 I Hate Screen Names commented on Tonight's VP Debate: An Excruciating Game of "Who's the Most Christian Christian?".
Fuck the Bible. Cite the Sixth Amendment:
"In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the Assistance of Counsel for his defence.
Then say "I did my Constitutional duty as a member of the bar. As you damn well know, being a lawyer yourself."
Oct 4 I Hate Screen Names commented on Savage Love Letter of the Day: A Counterpoint to Last Week's Tweet Storm of Advice for Straight Men.
Oh for fuck's sake, this isn't that complicated. If you present yourself as a friend, you will be treated as a friend. If you present yourself as a potential romantic/sexual partner, you will be treated as a potential romantic/sexual partner (which may mean rejection).

The problem with "nice guys" is that they think doing the latter is exclusively in the realm of assholes.
Sep 30 I Hate Screen Names commented on Savage Love Letter of the Day: A Tweet Storm of Excellent Advice.
Well if we're blaming 80s media for creating the "nice guy" phenomenon, shouldn't we also blame 80s media for creating the perception that women are into jerks?

I watched all those movies too, and the guy the prize... excuse me, girl was with at the beginning of the movie was always a jerk. That's what made the audience comfortable with the "nice guy" breaking up an established couple, or with the girl so quickly rebounding to the "nice guy." So if 80s movies taught a generation of men that niceness is rewarded, didn't it also teach them that asshole-ness is also (at least initially) rewarded?

In other words, it's not that women are into assholes. It's that "nice guys" define any man a woman is with as an asshole.
Sep 30 I Hate Screen Names commented on Savage Love Letter of the Day: A Tweet Storm of Excellent Advice.
Can't tell if it's my perspective, the circumstances of my youth, or blind luck, but I didn't know any girls that were exclusively into jerks. There were certainly girls who dated jerks, but it was pretty apparent that the jerk had something else going on: looks, intelligence, etc. The dumb, ugly jerks certainly weren't getting any play. Neither were the dumb, ugly nice or "nice" guys, for that matter.

Caveat: My high school and college classes were entirely filled with overachievers. So we geekily established our pecking order on grades and academic achievement [and looks, obviously], not social cruelty.
Sep 29 I Hate Screen Names commented on Savage Love Letter of the Day: A Tweet Storm of Excellent Advice.
@2/6: Yeah, I'm not suggesting developing a fake personality or anything. Just broaden your interests, organically. If you can be engaging on lots of different things, then you're more likely to be able to discuss things she cares about.

My junior year girlfriend? We hit it off discussing historical women warriors, an interest that took on a life of its own after I researched it for a D&D campaign. :)