“If a woman refuses to debate a troll,” Professor Plum asked as he walked into the mail room, “does the troll even exist?”
He read the mail…. (More)
“You’re playing off that Twitter meme,” Ms. Scarlet observed. “If a woman says something but no man claims it as his idea, did she say anything at all?”
Professor Plum nodded. “That’s the one.”
They then left to join the resident faculty in the
wine cellar library, to spend the weekend drinking thinking on our motto of Magis vinum, magis verum (“More wine, more truth”).
The staff poker game was canceled because Chef and the
Professor of Astrology Janitor were scouring the kitchen while the Squirrel scoured the internet for “man with cat face” pics, leaving your lowly mail to review the week’s correspondence….
Dear Ms. Crissie,
Just like catcalling, I don’t owe a response to unsolicited requests from men with bad intentions.
And also like catcalling, for some reason they feel entitled to one. pic.twitter.com/rsD17Oq9qe
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Ocasio2018) August 10, 2018
Alexandria in NYC
1st time female candidate makes small slip on a budgetary figure during extemporaneous interview: “This girl is SO uninformed! She needs to stay quiet until she knows everything!”
Incumbent male Congressman brings a snowball to Congress to “disprove” climate change: 🤷🏼♂️ https://t.co/ApKiqnEPQp
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Ocasio2018) August 11, 2018
We commend your refusal to promote that troll’s YouTube channel by refusing his debate challenge. If he wants to debate you, we suggest he do so in 2020 … after qualifying for and winning the Republican primary in your district. Until he does that, he’s just another catcaller who feels entitled to your attention.
We also agree with your P.S. As Matthew Yglesias wrote in his follow-up tweet:
Ryan was actually *given an award* for fiscal policy seriousness based on a plan where *over 100% of the deficit reduction* was achieved through hand-waving.
— Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias) August 11, 2018
We think the difference is partly that you are a woman, and partly that Democrats are held to absurdly strict standards of accuracy and completeness … while Republicans’ half-baked-half-truths – or raw untruths – are treated as sacred writ.
Dear Ms. Crissie,
Umm, if Chef and the
Professor of AstrologyJanitor are scouring the kitchen, does that mean there’s no breakfast?
Asking for a Friend in Blogistan
Chef says she’s offering bagels with lox, cream cheese, and thinly-sliced onions for breakfast today. She also mentioned a bowl of macadamias.
P.S.: Thank you for finding that wonderfully clever CatMan pic!