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Fri Apr 29, 2016, 10:11 PM

 

Elizabeth Warren says Donald Trump’s ‘woman’s card’ comment is a sign of ‘what weak men do’

Elizabeth Warren says that Donald Trump’s recent remarks about Hillary Clinton are a sign that he feels threatened by the Democratic candidate’s presidential qualifications.

“That’s what weak men do,” said the Massachusetts senator, who despite not endorsing a Democratic presidential candidate came to bat for Clinton in an interview Thursday with The Boston Globe.

“It is an old story,” she said, “and I don’t think the American voters will fall for it.”

the rest: https://www.boston.com/news/politics/2016/04/28/elizabeth-warren-reignites-feud-donald-trump-says-woman-card-comment-sign-weak-men

Its happening. Clinton/Warren 2016

(How much is Brock paying her?)

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JaneyVee Apr 2016 OP
libdem4life Apr 2016 #1
leftofcool Apr 2016 #2
libdem4life Apr 2016 #3
Skwmom Apr 2016 #4
athena Apr 2016 #5
Skwmom Apr 2016 #6

Response to JaneyVee (Original post)

Fri Apr 29, 2016, 10:23 PM

1. Brock paying Warren? Say what? n/t

 

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Response to libdem4life (Reply #1)

Fri Apr 29, 2016, 10:28 PM

2. I think that was sarcasm

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Response to leftofcool (Reply #2)

Fri Apr 29, 2016, 10:38 PM

3. Well, there's a lot of crazy out and about

 

I actually pretty much agree with the post. Dufus Trump is a loser.

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Response to JaneyVee (Original post)

Fri Apr 29, 2016, 10:42 PM

4. Keep those tweets going Warren. They are fabulous.

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Response to Skwmom (Reply #4)

Fri Apr 29, 2016, 10:52 PM

5. Here is what I had typed in when you locked the thread you had started about this

here:
http://www.democraticunderground.com/12511868053

Only a woman who has never experienced sexism could post this.

Either you're extremely young (i.e., under 35), or you've been incredibly lucky, or you have a job in which you don't present a threat to sexist men. Try being a female scientist or engineer or computer programmer, and come back and tell us about how acknowledging that sexism exists amounts to "playing the gender card" and makes women look weak.

I wonder if you would be lecturing any other minority about how they appear weak when they complain about discrimination against their group. Would you say this to Jewish people? Black people? Asians? Gay people? Transsexuals? Why is it that sexism is the only kind of discrimination in which the victim looks "weak" if she dares to acknowledge it, let alone complain about it? How can we fight sexism if we're not even allowed to object to it?


It's interesting that Warren considers men weak for objecting to women bringing up gender issues, while you consider women weak for bringing up gender issues.

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Response to athena (Reply #5)

Fri Apr 29, 2016, 11:27 PM

6. I was in a profession where men held many of the power positions, though women were making gains.

Did sexism exist? Yes. Did I falsely cry sexism to try to get a promotion or a job? Absolutely not. I never needed to.

The stupid way the gender card is being played in the political world makes women look weak. And when you falsely play the gender card, or any other card, it makes people less likely to believe the complaints of people that are actually suffering from discrimination (like gays, Black people, transexuals, or anyone else).

And speaking about people who are Jewish I really loved the so-called pro-Bernie song intended to drive out the women vote for Clinton (how clever). It used the term Jew and said the Brooklynite was itching to seek, take, and prosper... but I guess since it was used for political purposes that makes it okay.

It is weak when you constantly use the gender card when it doesn't apply and when you use it to manipulate women to vote for a certain candidate. And it really speaks volumes of what you think about those women...

And your post seems to be rather elitist. You write that I might have a job which doesn't present a threat to sexist men and then go on to write try being a female scientist or engineer or computer programmer. Don't you think women in blue collar jobs suffer from sexism or do you think they are unlikely to present a threat to men because they just ain't smart like you women in those white collar professions. Sorry to burst your bubble, but I have met a lot of dumb white collar professionals (men and women) and people with only minimal education who are highly intelligent. You really shouldn't judge a person by their education level or their title.

And it isn't only men who engage in sexism. In fact women can engage in a form of class sexism. Have you ever seen how an office full of professional women can treat the non-professional support staff, especially if they are attractive? I think that would definitely qualify as a form of class sexism.

Clinton tries to use the fact that she is a female to deflect any questions about what makes her qualified for the job? As a woman, I find that appalling. Stand on your own record. Don't try to hide behind your gender.





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