Termus Interruptus for creepy Rep. Antony Weiner (D.-N.Y.), who finally resigned at a press conference on Thursday, to heckles of “Good-bye, Pervert.” This caused leftist feminists to once again defend him—how dare you screech pervert at a predator who sends unasked-for shots of his junk to women—as well as attempt to blame the entire imbroglio on conservatives thinking that sex is icky. The former John Edwards blogger, Amanda Marcotte, who is always obsessed with sex, was the first to weigh in on Twitter with, “Hecklers screamed ‘pervert’ at Weiner as he announced his resignation. #yepitsaboutsex” and “Yeah, from all the triumphant tweets I’m getting, be prepared. If we’re going to throw Dems under the bus for being sexually active …”
Yes, because that is what it was all about. In the deluded minds of “feminists,” at least. From the story first breaking, through his resignation, ‘feminists’ have lined up on every corner to prostitute themselves for Weiner. Because, abortion. Or something. I can’t be sure because I lost my cuckoo pants to English dictionary. By doing so, they once again exposed themselves as the utter shams that they are. They are not for women and they never have been. In fact, the only thing standing up for women in this case is Weiner’s, well, little weiner, which it apparently does often and in an unsolicited manner. Let’s see how the feminists stood up for women in this case, shall we? We should start with the ever-insane Marcotte, of course. She’s been scrawling up a storm ever since the scandal rose its ugly, gray-underwear-clad head.
She started with an article in the Guardian, wherein she played out a fantasy in her mind, which seems to constantly be running a screening of Footloose. She thinks it’s real life! The caricatures in her mind are ‘politically harassing young women for perceived non-chastity.’ Probably because they are mean, old Rethuglicans and subjugate-y old prudes and stuff. Also, racist for good measure. And there’s more! Conservatives are in “opposition to abortion rights as an excuse to gawk at and harangue thousands of women for supposed sexual deviance.” Moreover, she claims that there is a stereotype of women getting abortions who are “sexy young things” trying to cover up their “shameful fornication.” She then went on to blame the whole thing on an attempt by conservatives, especially that villain Andrew Breitbart, to “totally obliterate sexual privacy.”
Marcotte projects her own insecurities constantly by insisting that conservatives care what she does with her girly bits. Nothing could be further from the truth. Believe me, Amanda, no one wants to think about you “fornicating” (her favorite word of choice), and it’s not because we are prudish. It’s because we don’t want to lose our lunches. That would be wasteful! There are people going hungry and all, what with ATMs stealing jobs right and left. Secondly, the privacy of the women was violated by Weiner and was further violated by his choice to delay, you know, telling the truth. He could have ended it all almost immediately, if only he had listened to my sage advice: If the undies fit, you must admit, dude. I know, facts are hard.
Over at Slate’s Double X, a site billed as being for the women, at least they were more honest. The author flat-out says that sending out lewd photos of your naughty boy bits to women, some perhaps underage, is just fine and dandy, so long as you are on the Left and you walk the pro-abortion line. She claims that his “character flaws” can be ignored because “in his career as a lawmaker, he has been an emphatic advocate for women. (NARAL gave him a 100 percent rating.)” Who cares that at his first press conference, Weiner said that the erect penis photos were “jokes” and that phone sex and sexting, while in a position of power and likely using taxpayer-funded resources, is just fun and frivolous. Even if he couldn’t know with certitude the ages of the recipients of such “fun and frivolous” behavior. Feminists will still back him! Sheesh, what’s wrong with you Philistines?
To these alleged feminists, frat boys being juvenile, and admittedly asinine, but with no authority—fraternities not even being recognized by Yale—prevents women from functioning to the point that their entire college careers are compromised. Such delicate flowers! But a congressman using and abusing his power to accost innocent women, by sending unsolicited “jokes” entailing his engorged naughty bits to numerous women is no big whoop? Then lying about it, encouraging others to lie about it with the lure of having his (taxpayer-funded) team help with the lies? It’s “just a private sexual matter” and all. I suppose the women should thank him for sexually “empowering” them! At least he’s not some monster riding around on a bus, as Barbara Walters explained. And he’d make a totally awesome mayor of New York City, according to Janeane Garafalo. Hey, Janeane, who’s suffering from Stockholm Syndrome now? Fight the Patriarchy! Unless, of course, it’s the right kind of patriarchy that has such little respect for women that they treat them like 25-cent carnival rides for their own amusement or encourage the killing of their unborn children for convenience.
The totally irrelevant National Organization For Women, being anything but, said Weiner’s a silly 14-year-old boy, but they love his politics—he’s one of the “best politicians out there,” they said—so they gave him the benefit of the doubt. Even though there was no doubt. Reality doesn’t matter, so long as it suits an agenda! So what have we learned? Leftist feminists once again prove they’re no longer even useful idiocy by crying patriarchal oppression at the drop of a damn hat, yet they choose to embrace and defend this man and his misogynistic actions, under a self-defeating veil of “just sex.” Actions that are geared toward and are beneficial to alleged men like Weiner and are totally harmful and denigrating to women.
There are two teachable moments here, though. First, a lesson for the men. Junk pictures are never, ever enticing. If you wish to woo a dame, send photos of yourself killing a spider or mowing the lawn. Talk of “ridiculous bulges” is also not hot. Unless, and only unless, it is followed by “caused by the wad of cash in my pocket that I saved for you to buy shoes.”
And now for the women: Feminists do not stand up for you, they stand for an agenda only and you are expendable to them. Feminists do not and should not speak for you. Feminists are For The Women ™, my arse. Which, unlike Weiner, I’m not going to twitpic.