"Let the record show that you can be a United States senator for 21 years. You can be 79 years old. You can be the chair of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and one of the most recognizable and widely-respected veteran public servants in your nation. But if you are female while all of those things, men who you defeat in arguments will still respond to you by calling you hysterical and telling you to calm down. They’ll patronize you and say they admire your passion, ‘sweetie,’ but they deal in facts, not your silly, girly feelings. It’s inescapable. You can set your watch by it."
Rachel Maddow on the showdown on the Hill Thursday between Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Sen. Ted Cruz
This was from the start of her show, and the video is about 18 minutes long, but it’s really worth watching. Really.
That time when Rachel Maddow outlined perfectly the reality of institutionalized sexism and male privilege.
There are no words to describe my level of hatred for Ted Cruz.