Let's start with the bad attention.
It is almost every day I get some form of negative attention, often lots.
I've already had the 1 photo I released photoshopped into a dildo emporium.
Does it matter? What on earth do my looks (or how my breasts look) have to do with this job?
The emails/DMs I get are a festive tribute to what is wrong with politics and society.
Cunt is a fan favorite. I'm sort of meh on cunt. It only bothers me when used in front of my children, which of course it has been.
Can someone please tell me the policy cricism basis for abuse?
It would be dozens of tweets for me to give you all of the names that are popular. I'll spare you.
If we say anything, we're whiney, can't cut it, should leave it to the men.
We are told to be patient, not be too pushy. Don't want a look like a bitch or undeserving after all.
Unfortunately, it's not just me. I've spoken to many women running in parties that have experienced similar.
Repeatedly you are told that if you get resources you will get coverage...and if you get coverage you'll get resources.
So what's a gal to do?
That should be national news, right?
What about skills?
What if there is person running who legit knows how to handle these behemoth bills and demonstrates it? That should at least be a blip - lady in Maine reads bills for fun!
It favors the wrong candidates.
So what's a *society* to do?
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