I’m sad right now. Not angry, not blue. Sad. I suppose it’s been building for some time now, this feeling. I’m sure many of you may be feeling the same. After a month in office, Donald Trump has turned my country into the laughing stock of the world. Despite the protests and the media backlash, the man is bulletproof. It now seems likely that Russia played a real part in getting him elected, and he’s barely trying to hide it. Despite their leader losing the popular vote by over three million votes, the Republican party is moving full steam ahead with an agenda of discrimination and alienation and calling it a mandate. Professional trolls like Steve Bannon and Milo Yiannopoulos are now considered serious people and hold actual power. There is a lot to be sad about at this moment in time.
Speaking of Milo, he may have finally gone a step too far. After being in the news for racist comments, anti-trans comments, anti-Muslim comments, and sexist comments, the fact that he actually condoned pedophilia during a podcast has caused him to be uninvited from CPAC and have his upcoming book be canceled. A win for the good guys? Not really, because it took advocating for man on boy love to finally make a dent in this guys armor. Everything else he’s said, that was all just fine. Read more