HOO BOY: Blue-check actor picks a fight with the wrong conservative woman over using an AR-15 for home defense

Enter actor Mitchell Fink, who added his Hollywood wisdom to this thread, declaring that the AR-15 "sure as hell isn't a home protection weapon" … Sigh. We're really going to have this debate over and over again, aren't we? … At his campaign kickoff in Texas on Saturday, Beto O'Rourke earned cheers from his clueless fans when he said he wants to ban weapons of war…

Listen up, ladies! This woke Resister ‘just mansplained to Republican women’ and you should thank him for it

According to his Twitter bio, Siano is just a "regular person" doing his part to resist things like bigotry and sexism … We were initially gonna ignore this clown because he doesn't seem to be a terribly important person, but at least 72,000 people out there are interested enough in what he has to say, so what the hell? … If you've never heard of Sergio Siano before, well, congratulate yourself on making it this far…

Weapons-grade PROJECTION! Shannon Watts’ latest punch at the NRA hits her right in the face

Here's what happened: Watts got wind of NRATV correspondent Chuck Holton's "sexist" comments about her. … Still, though, this is some pretty amazing projection right here. … Given how much screeching Shannon Watts does, it's not surprising that she apparently doesn't listen to herself…

WELP, there it is! AOC figures out why she’s getting ‘targeted’ SO MUCH by the GOP and it rhymes with ‘his-ogyny’

Don’t get AOC started on misogyny. No, really, don’t do it. Dammit, we were too late. And don’t even get me started on misogyny. If we called resolutions on sexist statements, a good chunk of Congress would be gone. To jump to the nuclear option every time leaves no room for corrective action. So I...

‘What is wrong with you?’ ABC News’ Matthew Dowd rightly throttled for vicious, sexist dismissal of GOP Rep. Elise Stefanik; UPDATED

— so ABC News chief political analyst Matthew Dowd wants to tear her down. … But she's young and female — and did we mention Republican? … Rep. Elise Stefanik has a well deserved reputation as one of the most reasonable, well spoken Republican politicians out there…

Uh-oh: The patriarchy’s upcoming version of ‘Ghostbusters’ is poking at ‘festering open wounds’

" In other words, the reboot sucked, but this one will be good like the first one. … Ghostbusters is trending on Twitter Wednesday, apparently because Reitman said his version of the film, unlike the all-female reboot in 2016, would "hand the movie back to the fans. … As Twitchy reported a month ago, a bunch of Twitter blue-checks were bent out of shape to learn that there was going to be yet another "Ghostbusters" movie, this one starring men and directed by Jason Reitman, son of Ivan Reitman, who directed the original back in 1984…

OOPS! Kamala Harris makes excuses for her failing campaign and accidentally admits how racist and sexist Dems are (watch)

Except this is the primary, not the general election so... … She can't admit that her policies aren't great and that at the end of the day an old bologna sandwich that's been sitting in the sun for a week is more likable than she is so of course she blames racism and sexism. … We realize Democrats have been using the racist and sexist cards against their 'foes' for a long, long time, which is probably why Kamala Harris defaulted to this desperate excuse for her failing campaign…

Amanda Marcotte: Misogyny is destroying democracy because it’s an international tantrum over feminism

It is LBGT people who are told they have a duty to hide their sexuality? … We were kind of surprised she didn't namecheck the patriarchy but rather settled on misogyny — the former is probably implied. … Amanda Marcotte is a politics writer for Salon, and she really liked a piece by Zack Beauchamp at Vox but didn't think it went quite far enough, so she penned a piece arguing that the worldwide rise of authoritarianism (which of course includes American under President Trump) "is a direct result of men's profound unwillingness to share power with women."…

‘Binders full of women’? Another woman accuses Joe Biden of inappropriate touching

Well, looks like there will be more defiant statements to come, now that another woman has come forward with an accusation of inappropriate touching … Recently, Lucy Flores, a former Nevada state assemblywoman, accused Biden of touching and kissing her inappropriately at a 2014 campaign rally. … As Twitchy told you, Joe Biden's spin machine is pushing back hard over renewed focus on his past creepy conduct around women…

Jonathan Chait takes Nikki Haley’s defense of Mike Pence in a decidedly sexist direction

Naturally, this was where Jonathan Chait's mind went … Naturally, inquiring minds wanted to know exactly what Haley was referring to. … As Twitchy told you, Nikki Haley raised more than a few eyebrows with this somewhat vague tweet pledging her "complete support" to Mike Pence…

Are mirrors sexist as well?! Guardian writer dares accuse others of being triggered and then complains about sexist thermostats

A couple of things. … Meet Arwa Mahdwi, a very serious-so-totally-follow-her-every-word type columnist at the esteemed periodical, who wrote about Donald Trump Jr.'s book release. … Sometimes you just need to laugh, and when that compulsory feeling arises a reliable source of mirth to read is The Guardian UK. Whenever there is a ridiculous leftist outrage that not only defies logic but trends towards self-parody you can count on The Guardian to have a stern op-ed coming out about it…

Joan Walsh finds Donald and Melania Trump’s behavior around Conan the hero dog absolutely ‘terrifying’

Oh ... oh dear... … Seriously, we're legit worried about her … A lot of media firefighters seem to be struggling today with the incredibly good optics of Donald Trump honoring hero dog Conan at the White House today, but Joan Walsh may very well need some kind of intervention…

‘Keep lying for her’: CNN opinion piece goes to absurd lengths to justify Elizabeth Warren’s shameless pregnancy narrative

You've gotta keep the train going. … " But when you're as hellbent on covering for Warren as CNN is, one analysis just isn't enough. … Yesterday, CNN's Brandon Tensley wrote an "analysis" arguing that the mere act of digging into Elizabeth Warren's super-dubious story about getting fired for being "visibly pregnant" is "sexism in the guise of scrutiny…

HO-HO-HA! Ben Shapiro ICES Medium claiming ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ is about slut-shaming

But this take from Medium on the song may be one of the dumbest yet … We're still waiting for them to blame the song for fart rape (which apparently is really a thing). … Every year, feminists and progressives wage a small war on the song, 'Baby, It's Cold Outside,' usually claiming that it promotes rape or supports misogyny, or whatever nonsense they've come up with that year…

NARAL reminds us that not only women get pregnant and abortion rights are for all

… attempts at social control affect others who are not straight, cis, nondisabled white men from middle class or affluent backgrounds—including trans and gender-nonconforming people, disabled people, and people of color. … We're going to have to ask that you imagine you're in a university gender studies class as you read this excerpt so your mind is in the right state to process what you're about to absorb … This isn't necessarily a new thing for NARAL to say, but it's rare when they post a link to a piece backing up their claim that not only women get pregnant, so the fight for abortion rights really does apply to all people…

Anti-‘catfight’ crusader AOC fights the ‘patriarchy’ by not understanding things (and practicing some sexism of her own)

Fox News contributor Lisa Boothe was one of many who pointed out that Conway being a woman kind of throws a wrench in AOC's argument … According to AOC, "catfight" is a "sexist term Republicans use" … As Twitchy told you earlier, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went after Kellyanne Conway for using the term "catfight" to describe her ongoing feud with Nancy Pelosi…

Talking Kamala Harris, MSNBC panel seems to confirm that Democrats are racist and sexist

But if white supremacy was the reason Harris dropped out, it must be Democrats who are the white supremacists, directing their donations to white male candidates like Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders. … That led Lauren Duca to declare, "White supremacy is not just a Fox News problem, folks." … We've seen plenty of hot takes today about how Kamala Harris dropping out of the presidential race for 2020 means the next Democratic debate will be all white people…

She CRAY-CRAY: Oxford Dictionary being petitioned by woman to remove sexist words and OMG EVERYTHING IS STUPID

In case you were wondering if everything is still stupid yes … YES IT IS. The dictionary is sexist. That’s it, we’re done here. Is the dictionary sexist? Petition calls for Oxford English Dictionary to remove sexist terms for women. — ABC News September 20, 2019 Sweet baby corn. From ABC News: A...

‘My girlfriend isn’t hungry’: Vox’s food blog calls out menus across America for ‘thinly-veiled misogyny

It seems innocent enough, but complaints that these girlfriends must be pulling one over on their boyfriends to snag commitment-free nachos has proliferated to a point where restaurants across the country are offering dishes and menus for the "not hungry" date. … It's become a trope that, when a heterosexual couple is out on a date, the woman might say she's not that hungry, but proceed to eat some of the man's food. … Vox's food blog, Eater, is calling out restaurants across America that have menus exhibiting "thinly-veiled misogyny" by listing items as "my girlfriend isn't hungry."…

AOC lashes out at Kellyanne Conway for employing this ‘sexist term Republicans use’ to describe her beef with Nancy Pelosi

"Those four female Democrats that Nancy Pelosi is brushing back, I think they are all freshman members," [Conway] said on Fox News. … More from the New York Post … Kellyanne Conway recently weighed in on the intra-party beef brewing between Nancy Pelosi and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's squad of freshmen women House Dems…

‘Yeah, no’: Soledad O’Brien’s ‘takeaway’ from NYT’s Elizabeth Warren piece shows she doesn’t get it at all

Warren's offense wasn't that she's female; it's that she's an idiot. … But Silver had nothing on Soledad O'Brien, who's taking all this extra-hard … As Twitchy told you, Nate Silver sees echoes of Hillary Clinton's mistreatment in the New York Times' recent article about Elizabeth Warren's advisers' criticism of the way she handled her DNA test results…

Well … BYE: Harvard-bound David Hogg’s latest demand around gun control goes ALL SORTS of wrong

David Hogg refuses to live in a society where guns are worth more than children. We’re pretty sure no such society actually exists soooo … he’s in luck. Oh, we get it, he’s trying to make some melodramatic statement about how horrible America is because bad people use guns to do bad things. Forget that...

‘It’s an anti-Semite thing’: Salon mounts truly insane defense of Ilhan Omar (and compares her to MLK Jr.)

In addition to favorably citing experts on combating anti-Semitism like J-Street and explaining that since Ilhan Omar's remarks didn't use the word "Jews," they weren't anti-Semitic, Paul Rosenberg writes … Check out this hot take from Salon today … Ilhan Omar's made it crystal-clear that she's not going to dial back her anti-Semitic bigotry ... and her media defenders have made it crystal-clear that they're more than OK with that…

Molly Jong-Fast declares Bret Kavanaugh a ‘legendary sexist

We’ll warn you right up front about this new post on Brett Kavanaugh from The Bulwark’s token liberal, Molly Jong-Fast: In the post, which is on Medium, she calls Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh a “legendary sexist”: After 100 years, the fight for the Equal Rights Amendment may come down to the actions of three...

Candidate who campaigned with Bill Clinton says she believes E. Jean Carroll

Never mind the student she accused of raping her, who was found not guilty of wrongdoing at a campus tribunal as well as an investigation by the New York Police Department. … Kirsten Gillibrand has always been seen as a champion of women and a fierce defender against sexual assault; she even invited rape victim (hoaxer) Emily "Mattress Girl" Sulkowicz as her guest to President Obama's State of the Union address in 2015. … To herself at least, Sen…

‘Sandwich. Make one.’ AOC breaks out her ‘Misogynist Dictionary’ to pretend the word nasty is ‘sexist’ and YEAAAH … no

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez didn't like Trump calling Meghan Merkel 'nasty' so she pulled out her Misogynist Dictionary. … Welp, that's not as sexist as claiming any sort of criticism of women is sexist but it's close. … Probably one of the most sexist things we see in social media is when anyone pretends that certain words that could pertain to anyone or anything are sexist