Apparently, feminists are angry this morning that a few media personalities described Hillary Clinton as “shouting” or angry during her victory speech last night and that’s been deemed sexist:
— ThinkProgress (@thinkprogress) March 16, 2016
Hillary Clinton gave a victory speech, but male pundits just heard “shouting" https://t.co/MT69asXopK
— TIME.com (@TIME) March 16, 2016
Oh, come on! Here’s a clip from last night. Would you call this “happy”?
Our next president has to bring our country together.https://t.co/sHbIY5h7M5
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) March 16, 2016
The usual suspects agreed with TIME and ThinkProgress, of course:
— Randi Weingarten (@rweingarten) March 16, 2016
Multiple tweets tonight by prominent male media figures saying Hillary Clinton should stop shouting, smile more…
— Amanda Terkel (@aterkel) March 16, 2016
Again? Still? Hillary gives rousing victory speech, men hear shouting. https://t.co/zeKyLEuZrN
— Frida Ghitis (@FridaGhitis) March 16, 2016
You know the most annoying thing ever? Is when men tells me to smile. I smile when i want to and feel like it and… https://t.co/W30AnHRqqQ
— Sylvie Imelda Shene (@sylvieimelda) March 16, 2016
— Tracy Novick (@TracyNovick) March 16, 2016
— Jonathan Rauch (@jon_rauch) March 16, 2016
Galmour noticed the sexism, too … but then included a picture of Hillary actually shouting in their write-up:
Hillary Clinton Wins 4 Primaries, Is Told by Men to "Smile" and "Stop Shouting" https://t.co/tfyAJwMI3v
— Jennifer Gunter (@DrJenGunter) March 16, 2016
Now these seem to be the offending tweets quoted in the three articles. All four of them…
Hillary having a big night in the primaries. So she's shouting angrily in her victory speech. Supporters loving it. What's she mad at?
— Brit Hume (@brithume) March 16, 2016
Hillary shouting her speech. She has the floor; a more conversational tone might be better for connecting with folks at home
— HowardKurtz (@HowardKurtz) March 16, 2016
Smile. You just had a big night. #PrimaryDay
— Joe Scarborough (@JoeNBC) March 16, 2016
And Glenn Thrush:
.@HillaryClinton in a nutshell: Calling for love and kindness — by SHOUTING!
— Glenn Thrush (@GlennThrush) March 16, 2016
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