The first professional sophist claimed that Man is the measure of all things, and the (white) men in charge have yet to get over it…
— ebihanabi (@ebihanabi) May 20, 2016
There has long been a faction of white male faux-leftists who see women & people of color as human shields. https://t.co/w7YGWimzDp
— Senator Al Giordano (@AlGiordano) May 19, 2016
"No one had a right to feel threatened." —Jeff Weaver on NV State Democratic Convention
That's not how it works. pic.twitter.com/DczWaT6Nrk
— Alan Kestrel (@AlanKestrel750) May 18, 2016
The ultimate in white dude entitlement: Complaining that people you terrorized are complaining about it. https://t.co/oZuiisDmh4
— Sady Doyle (@sadydoyle) May 18, 2016
And the thing is, they still feel like the victim(s) here. Further reading:
Rolling Stone, “Pro-Bernie Trolls on Why They Harassed Nevada’s Democratic Chair”. Guy who sent text messages you’re fired bitch… someone will hurt you… with images of slaughtered animals to the personal number of Nevada state Democratic party Roberta Lange —
… You’re right, stuff like that doesn’t benefit the campaign, but it’s not necessarily about his campaign, as [much as] it is [about] anger. And I’m not justifying any threats or anything like that, but I would justify people who were upset. Because there is clearly stuff that should not have happened that did happen on Saturday. I can speak for myself: that was very upsetting to me, and the person I was viewing it with, because it felt like democracy was stolen. Like, people weren’t getting their voices heard…
Jezebel‘s political subblog The Slot, “We Called Up Bernie Fans Who Threatened Nevada Dem State Chair and Asked Them to Explain Themselves” —
— CNN Newsroom (@CNNnewsroom) May 17, 2016
… “I can’t really say for sure if there was an intention on that,” he replied. “I don’t really want to say too much.”
He was “of a younger age,” he explained—older than 18 but younger than 25. “This is our first primary,” he said. “And watching the convention on Saturday, watching the livestream, was very frustrating. I think there were a lot of people who were angry. But I don’t personally have anything against anybody. I never had any intentions of any negative actions or anything like that. I made that very clear. A lot of people are angry.”
I asked if he would’ve done the same thing if he knew people would be able to call him back.
“I wouldn’t have done it had I not been hyped up and angry,” he said. “ But I’m not saying I did anything. I’m not saying I made any threats. I had no intention of threatening anyone.”…
Nobody understands that they have been misunderstood! Wounded! Deeply wounded in their feelings! Their precious, precious feelings!
The only woman in the Presidential race, who's being attacked on two fronts now, is the only one not whining about "fairness."
— J-San (@lawdood) May 20, 2016