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Clarissa's Blog

An academic's opinions on feminism, politics, literature, philosophy, teaching, academia, and a lot more.

Don’t Feed the Troll

This detailed and obsessive attention to what Trump said in his most recent rally is in aid of what exactly? The endless memes about his wife’s shoes that have hijacked my news feed, what purpose do they serve? If she had worn sneakers, would that somehow make things better?

This is feeding the troll, nothing else. There is no useful purpose behind this. And the troll just grows and grows. 

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4 thoughts on “Don’t Feed the Troll

  1. The troll-in-chief pardoned a criminal thug, but the troll’s prostitute’s shoes are more important…

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    • I can’t take much more of this ridiculous daily outrage over minutia that doesn’t lead anywhere. Yes, he’s a jerk. Yes, she’s a dumb bimbo. We’ve known this forever. So what? What now? What’s the next step? Or is this it?

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  2. Shakti on said:

    I can’t tell whether my avoidance of certain media is psychologically healthy or just denial.

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