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How is one dude sending dick pics different from an entire political movement making a calculated effort to roll back women’s rights?

Conservatives want to know!

Since nauseating revelations about Anthony Weiner and Bob Filner‘s unusual dating habits have emerged, Republicans have been trying to invoke a “War on Women” by these two Democratic men against all women. They’re hoping — despite the antics of David Vitter, Mark Sanford, John Ensign, Newt Gingrich… — to smear the left as the real source of women’s problems, as if being a bad husband were a partisan issue.

The Nation‘s Jessica Valenti took a break from her vacation to answer this #AskJessica question from her “trolls.” Enjoy.

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This article was produced by Voting Booth, a project of the Independent Media Institute.

Georgia's Trump supporters are not giving up. On Saturday, scores massed outside the statehouse in Atlanta, a small sea of mostly men in red MAGA hats hoisting signs hurling accusations against Joe Biden and wearing campaign tee-shirts saying "STOP the STEAL."

It barely mattered that Georgia's Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger had certified Biden's unexpected nearly 13,000-vote victory one day before. Also irrelevant was Georgia's unprecedented manual hand count of presidential votes on 5 million paper ballots, which was more than any 2020 swing state has done since Election Day to verify its votes.

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