After that story about the time she was victimized by a man who loved puppets and rich people too well, and too loudly, and an old man who didn’t love Rachel Maddow well enough, Jaffe concludes:
“Men shout things at me. They’re likely to continue doing so, as I have no plans to shut up or stay home. And it’s pretty funny, actually: I say something about sexism in hiring or media, about the existence of domestic violence, and they react by blowing up and essentially proving my point.”
Sarah Jaffe, I want to be really clear on this. Eccentrics with dinosaur puppets and old men yelling at you in public is not akin to domestic violence.
What you experienced was so weird as to be comic. What women in violent relationships experience is not.
For future reference:
This is what a crazy person looks like:
I’ll reiterate: one of these things is not like the other.