Probably the other “scandals” too. Does this mean the right wing is going to drop it? Probably not. But it’s good and dead nonetheless.
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The whole issue of talking points, frankly, throughout this process has been a sideshow.Who executes some sort of cover-up or effort to tamp things down for three days?
Issa over-promised and under-delivered. The dramatic hearing that Republicans and Fox News hoped to use to bring down the Obama presidency and permanently derail Hillary Clinton’s still-unknown ambitions did neither — there’s still no conspiracy; there’s still no cover-up; there’s still no political scandal.
Is that really so hard to say? Guys, seriously. This isn’t about women jumping through every hoop imaginable in order to “avoid being raped”. This is about YOU, you know, NOT RAPING ANYBODY. Rape culture and hyper-masculinity and patriarchy and agency are all a part of talking about it, and those aspects are important to understanding and we should be discussing them. But what it comes down to is this: Stop raping. At its simplest, that’s it. That’s where we start.