Tracking all of the dangerous, terrible things Republicans in general and the Trump administration in specific are doing is like fighting a war on 327 different fronts. As a result it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the sheer volume of terrible. The President is picking fights with black athletes who have the courage to make a statement about police violence. LGBTQ protections are being rolled back. We seem to be on a collision course with North Korea for no reason other than the fact that our two nations’ leaders are stubborn children who are more interested in looking tough than they are in saving people’s lives. And yet as terrible and awful as all of the above is (not to mention the government’s dismal hurricane relief response in Puerto Rico), it’s important that we don’t let all of that overshadow the fact that American women (who aren’t the mistresses of Republicans) are having their rights stripped away.
Full read at GQ.
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