The media is quick to ‘clownify’ conservatives, especially if they’re women, to portray them as absurd, unfit and unhinged freaks, often using sexist dog whistles to do it. Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann are just a few of the women who have been on the receiving end of that treatment.
But then take Cynthia Nixon, who actually is a clown, who managed to launch a sexism accusation over debate hall air conditions, whose views and politics run the gamut from illiterate to unhinged, who is in bed with anti-Semitic leftist movements, who has bent over backward to rally extremists, and who, on top of everything else, is running on the faded celebrity of being on Sex and the City, gets a pass.
The media produces flattering profiles of her. It doesn’t treat her like the clown that undeniably is.
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