the circle jerk
betty and stan and i were on the phone earlier tonight and i wanted to wait to post until their posts went up:
make a point to read them both.
the amount of lying and covering the circle jerk does for its own members is astounding. whether it's evo morales or bill moyers, homophobia is a-okay if it comes from their own.
that shouldn't surprise you because the circle jerk, remember, refused to call out sexism in 2008. as ava and c.i. documented at third estate in may 2008, counterspin spent every week's 'headlines' ('look at recent news') insisting that this or that was racism (and some of it was racism) against barack obama but waited until the last week in may to finally note sexism and then for 1 single sentence.
that's the way the circle jerk rolls.
and since we all know bill moyers is a sexist, why is his being a homophobe also a surprise?
it shouldn't be.
but the circle jerk always protects itself, always lies for and covers for itself.
let's close with c.i.'s 'Iraq snapshot:'