My father had taught me to be nice first, because you can always be mean later, but once you’ve been mean to someone, they won’t believe the nice anymore. So be nice, be nice, until it’s time to stop being nice, then destroy them.
- Snowden: *leaks the scope and depth of the governments spying operation and flagrant violations of civil liberties*
- Public: Who cares? If you have nothing to hide you have nothing to fear!
- Donald Sterling: *has his private conversation leaked without his consent*
- Public: OMG that white racist needs to lose his team! Racists have no right to privacy, and anyone that disagrees is a bigot!
- JLaw, et al.: *nudes get leaked*
- Public: This is an outrage! Where is their right to privacy!?! As always, men are to blame for perpetuating this kind of misogyny.
Racism is ideology based on any or a combination of the following: that there are inferior and superior races; racism is comprised of stereotypes and archetypes; hatred of a ethnic and racial group; is made up of myths either national or religious; is a belief that races are…
I’m more curious as to why Jennifer Lawrence seems to be the center of every article and headline regarding these leaks? There are hundreds of celebs, not just JLaw. Nicki Minaj was in there, too, if I recall.
Because JLaw is…
Many things; Israel announced new West Bank settlements, Russia and NATO are squaring off over Ukraine, a U.S. consulate in Libya was captured, Pakistan is experiencing massive social discord, ebola continues to spread in African communities, Obama administration embarrassed itself over its ISIS comments (“no strategy yet”), the EU doesn’t want to sanction Russia as hard as the U.S. wants it to, and the massive government-coverup of the Rotherham 1400 (a human trafficking and child sex slavery ring)…. there are quite a few happenings happening.
All on top of the focus of the leaks being diverted away from Apple, Inc’s terrible security to, instead, a collective narrative about men and women.