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‘Nevertheless, She Persisted’ and the Age of the Weaponized Meme

“She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.” – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell about Senator Elizabeth Warren via The New York Times #RepresentHer #ShePersisted
There are many ways that American culture tells women to be quiet—many ways they are reminded that they would really be so much more pleasing if they would just smile a little more,

or talk a little less, or work a little harder to be pliant and agreeable. Women are, in general, extremely attuned to these messages; we have, after all, heard them all our lives. Continue reading in The Atlantic written by Megan Garber


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