An Observation

[Content Note: Misogyny.]

It sure is amazing how people who are obsessed with Hillary Clinton's tone—who can tell you that she's lying, that she's conniving, that she's "soulless," that she's sinister, that she's a manipulative bitch, all on the basis of her tone—are suddenly feigning mystification at the fact that it wasn't the exact words Bernie Sanders used to shush her—"Excuse me, I'm talking"—but his tone that was the fucking problem.

And, yes, it matters that it was a man talking to a woman that way, because of how identity-based power differentials work.

But it also matters that it was a Senator talking to a former Secretary of State. His disrespectful tone also showed zero respect for the office she's held.

And if you think that also isn't related to her gender, welp.

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