No, I Won’t Vote For a Woman On That Determination Alone

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A whole bunch of nope. Photo by Axiod.com

Nope. Uh-uh. Ain’t happening.

Call me crazy, but I simply refuse to vote for anyone based solely on what they’re packing in their pants. I prefer a candidate who has more to recommend them than their genitalia.

It’s important to note this identity politics blanket of protection only extends to the Democratic Party’s candidates. Since this faux-feminism excludes rooting for women running for office in other parties, it’s just another example of blatant centrist hypocrisy.

Selective Girl Power driven by partisanship, not personal conviction.

We must support women in politics! As long as they play for our team!

When accused of being a misogynist minion of the patriarchy for not supporting Clinton, I like to point out that I did vote for a woman in 2016 — Jill Stein.

Oh, they love that.

Apparently, Green Party vag doesn’t hold a candle to the neo-lib variety. Once that dead-end argument reaps them no reward I usually get accused of splitting a party I don’t even belong to.

I am just that powerful.

Now, don’t get me wrong. Women comprise half the population but are still grossly underrepresented in government, especially at the highest levels. I would love to see a woman in the Oval Office, but not just any woman — the right woman.

Hillary Clinton was not the right woman(understatement of the century.) When someone, anyone presents a candidate with solid Progressive cred,(*cough* Tulsi, *cough* Nina) I will proudly and happily cast my vote for a female presidential nominee.

I won’t give said candidate my support based on their gender, but rather on their platform and ability do the job.

The DNC likes to hide its neo-liberal policies behind a veil of identity politics. They use women (and POC) as a human shield against criticism and contempt.

They’re not trying to force you to vote Democrat, but if you don’t, you’re a misogynist scum-sucking pig. You don’t want everyone to think you’re a misogynist, scum-sucking pig now, do you?

It’s schoolyard bullying on a grand scale.

You can see the steam escaping from under their pink pussy hats when told you really don’t care what they think of your refusal to be emotionally manipulated. Especially by a completely corrupt entity like the Democratic Party that has no business passing judgment on voting ethics, of all things.

So listen up, Democratic Party. If you had an actual platform and candidates that provided a real alternative to the GOP, you wouldn’t need identity politics.

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