OH MY GOD. Did you hear that a WOMAN dared to stand up and interrupt President Obama’s speech to speak out on some very important issues like Guantanamo Bay and the killing of 16 year old Abdulrahman al-Awlaki? Well, that is exactly what Code Pink’s Medea Benjamin, a FEMALE, did. And would you look at that, Medea is a LADY. Just who does SHE think SHE is? Hint: She is a NOT A MAN.
Now, regardless as to whether you are an Obama supporter or not, or whether or not you think it was OK for her to interrupt the President’s speech, that’s not the issue here. What *is* the issue is the fact that some fine people, from the left and right, felt the need to demean Medea Benjamin because she is a WOMAN…
"Go back to the kitchen!" "Get laid!" All things I’m sure would have also been said to a male protester interrupting the President!
"Cunt!" "Whore!" "Daddy issues!" All very astute remarks that would also definitely be said to a man who did the same thing! Right?
Here’s a small snippet of people calling her a “bitch” because there was just way too much of that going on:
And don’t you dare happen to BE A WOMAN and come to the defense of Medea Benjamin, again ALSO A WOMAN, as Allison Kilkenny of Citizen Radio soon discovered: