Let's Talk About Your Sexist Comments
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Let's Talk About Your Sexist Comments

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Let's Talk About Your Sexist Comments

A lot of things have been said in wake of the election. I understand sone people are going to rant. They are upset that teir candidate lost, and that is okay. We are allowed to have our own opinions; however, there have been a lot of things said that are just not okay. I have read posts such as "I pity women who voted for Trump because they have let society dictate them and they have now voted out of fear" or "I pity women who voted for Trump because they did not support one of their own who will be the only one that will give them more rights." This is coming from the same people that have sat around and called Trump a sexist pig. How is what they have said any better!?

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Honestly, I think I'm more offended by these comments than anything Trump has ever said. No, I'm not condoning any comments he has made, but your comments are no better than his. You are saying that because I am a woman I basically did not have a choice as to who I was voting for. I was supposed to support Hillary because she is also a woman. Again, this is sexist.

I guess I can't blame it all on my Facebook friends posting these things. Hillary and her campaign did help promote this idea. I remember they had someone at a rally state that it was our duty as women to support her. Uh... NO! It is our duty as women... as Americans... to do our due diligence and support the candidate we best align with no matter their gender.

The same thing goes for race. I remember when Obama was running I would constantly hear that if an individual was black and didn't vote for him they were not supporting their own race, but if someone was white and didn't vote for hI'm they were racist. That's a double standard. It is a double standard and a backslide in racism and sexism that has been created by politicians and the media.

Because of these things, racism and sexism have grown tremendously. You can no longer say anything without being considered racist or sexist. It's insane! You can't have an opinion any more if it is not the one society says you should have based on your race or gender. How exactly is me being told what I should do based on my gender not sexist. We have listened to the media and their propaganda so much that we are starting to believe that everyone is racist and sexist, but in reality we are becoming racist and sexist because of the media.

I don't vote based on the color of my skin or my gender. I voted for the candidate whose views I most aligned with and whose ideas I suppored. I voted for the candidate I believed would do the best job based on their record and their ideas. Color and race had nothing to do with it. Saying I made the wrong decision by not supporting Hillary because of my gender makes you sexist.

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