I’m confused. We live in a bully-boy, mean-girl society. Name calling is what we do now. Right?
Ad hominem attacks are all the rage. Literally. Crooked Hillary. Little Rocket Man. Apes. The N-word. Now, the C-word. It’s clear that the adults may have gone to college, but, when it comes to the basics of decorum, respect, and class, they’ve failed kindergarten. Sad.
I really did not want to comment on the story about the young wrestler who was given the so-called choice to cut his dreadlocks or forfeit his match; but how can I not? Watching becky wield those scissors in the video was horrifying.
I am a woman with a particular set of skills. Home repair is not one of them. I’m less Home Depot and more DSW. I know this kind of talk won’t earn me a spot on anyone’s zombie apocalypse team, but there it is.
Leighann Lord is a veteran stand-up comedian, author, and podcaster.