Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Please Accept This Olive Branch What I Has Lovingly Coated In Poison Ivy For Your Own Good. Bitch. you've no doubt heard, Mrs. Clarence Thomas left a voicemail at 7:30 AM on a Saturday at Professor Anita Hill's office number, gently suggesting that Professor Hill apologize for testifying about Mrs. Thomas' husband's sexual harassment all those years ago, and pray for some understanding of her own behavior. I'm sure you've read the details.

We know it was really Mrs. Clarence Thomas because she said so: “I did place a call to Ms. Hill at her office extending an olive branch to her after all these years, in hopes that we could ultimately get past what happened so long ago,” she said. “That offer still stands. I would be very happy to meet and talk with her if she would be willing to do the same. Certainly no offense was ever intended.”

Briefly: Yes, it was.

Less briefly: Really? That's an olive branch? How do you act when you're being a malicious cunt, then? I mean, seriously, we've got to be able to tell the difference.

Via LGM: Three Things to Remember When Clarence Thomas's Wife Calls You.

I've heard tell of the wingnutosphere going apeshit over Professor Hill referring the matter to Brandeis University Security, but can't find linkage, at least not without searching more deeply and hitting more wingnutty sites than I'd care to do.


Purplestate said...

Heh. You linked to the New Yorker.

You're a Yankees fan, admit it.

Sasha said...

And Juan Williams got fired. Life is good.

Tonight I visit with Babs and Chris -- the other one.