We’ve hit a new low in campaign tactics. I’m so disgusted right now:
And here I thought women were more than just the sum total of our “lady parts”? Apparently not. Is nothing sacred and innocent anymore? Most “first time” voters are those who have turned 18. This video is aimed at young teenage women!
Twitchy.com has a tweet round-up of the enthusiastic supporters of this disgusting tactic – like (unsurprisingly) actress Ashley Judd, as well as comments from critics. This one pretty well sums it up for me:
With Lena Dunham, they found the living embodiment of Julia. Submissive to and Dependent on a man who doesn’t really provide. @sistertoldjah
— Wesley Sargent (@TaxesYouPay) October 25, 2012
Make sure you (respectfully) let Obama campaign manager Jim @Messina2012 (who is promoting this video) know how you feel about it, especially if you’re a woman sick of being treated like you need to be extra nice (hint hint) to Uncle Sam to make it in the world.
Update – 7:52 PM: Here was my response:
— Sister Toldjah (@sistertoldjah) October 25, 2012
Wonder how long it will be before I’m blocked by both of them?