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Jamelia45 Thu 07-Jan-16 21:32:05

I've heard a lot about Donald trump on the news recently and what an evil man he is. However, after watching some of his speeches I've found myself leaning towards some of his views. Does this mean I can no longer call myself a feminist even though I share some of both views?

PurpleDaisies Thu 07-Jan-16 21:33:45

Which views do you agree with?

dodobookends Thu 07-Jan-16 21:35:01


Sourpickledqueen Thu 07-Jan-16 21:36:07

shock on what topics do you agree?

VertigoNun Thu 07-Jan-16 21:39:35

KMcNair Fri 08-Jan-16 10:51:38

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Jamelia45 Fri 08-Jan-16 10:56:27

I know exactly what you mean. I also think that the fascist pigs that are men should be banned from the US also.

LassWiTheDelicateAir Tue 19-Jan-16 01:14:07

The linguistic analysis of his speech was very interesting. Some of the posts here however. ...

VestalVirgin Fri 20-May-16 12:53:26

Racists often try to win women over to their side by emphasizing that Muslim men are misogynist, but any feminist worth her salt should be able to see that racist men tend to be misogynist, too.

Frying pan and fire and all that.

I'd rather have some men in the country hate me than have my own government hate me.

So, a misogynist who promises to ban some misogynists from immigrating if you vote for him as president ... not a good idea.

88Nikki88 Sat 18-Mar-17 20:41:16

Discriminating against people purely on the grounds of a particular characteristic, be it race, religion, sex, hair colour, shoe size, whatever, is ridiculous. I could not support anyone who holds such views about any group of people, regardless of their feelings towards any group to which I may belong. Donald Trump claims to be trying to solve a problem, but marginalising people IS the problem, imagine how it must feel to be a young Muslim growing up in America right now. I think the poem 'First they came' says it better than I ever could ....

First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Socialist.

Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Trade Unionist.

Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Jew.

Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.

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