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Response to crimycarny (Reply #29)

Thu Apr 4, 2019, 09:08 AM

43. Of course you can say "no".

But you shouldn't be put in the position of having to do that.

It's more about the meta. That's why it's called a micro-aggression.

Biden finally said it himself in one of his apologies: "It was my responsibility."

He's finally starting to grok that the burden was completely on him. She shouldn't have to say "no" to have integrity of space. it's not up to the women to have to be constantly vigilant about personal space.

To quote a recent Huffpo article by somebody named Stapp:

"A woman can hardly be seen as strong, powerful and intelligent minutes after 'Papa Joe' rubs noses with her or kisses her on the top of her head like an infant," Stapp said. It is damaging to her credibility as a leader.


The same writer goes on to say that nobody is coming up behind Pelosi or McConnell and kissing them on the top of the head.

Body language is a powerful communication between we mammals, after all.

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