Category Archives: Hillary Clinton

My Vision Board Mocks Me

I recently finished Oliver Burkeman’s lovely “The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking” and feel newly liberated. I’ve embraced anti-positivity for a while, but it became doctrine when I realized that my 2016 Vision Board contained a picture of Hillary … Continue reading

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Love, Carrie Fisher, 2016, Etc.

Oh, 2016, you were a pain.  Here I thought I had survived the death of my mother, turning 40, love/career disappointments, turning 40, the transformation of my country into a Banana Republic and, climate change (holy shit, California can get cold). … Continue reading

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Thank You Hillary

Dear Secretary Clinton, As the dust settles on last Tuesday’s devastating election results, more dust keeps falling on top of it. The bombs keep coming down; from the appointment of Steve Bannon bomb to God knows what comes next.   I helped cause … Continue reading

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Devastated

Monday evening I felt fatigued. I chalked it up to the flu and the election. I went to phone bank for Hillary Clinton and then to an acting class. I felt terrible throughout the acting class, but thought maybe I … Continue reading

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The Election of My Lifetime

In my twenties, I once debated the electability of a woman vs. a black man with a friend. We decided that a black man would get elected before a woman in this country. As Sady Doyle so brilliantly pointed out in this … Continue reading

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Take A Bath In White Light, Hilary

Last night’s Hilary v. The Patriarchy Horror Show left me feeling like I had witnessed a college freshman in the first week of school barely escape a rape-y fraternity unscathed.   Hilary is no freshman, but by the end of the night That Guy (I … Continue reading

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You Can Call Me Names, But I’m Still Supporting Hilary

A few weeks ago, I posted some pro-Hilary articles on my Facebook page. I assumed that the large part of my Facebook friend population consists of left-leaning, democrats or otherwise who respect my intelligence and would be up for a … Continue reading

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