What is it about Thanksgiving and liberals anyway — well, aside from those who’d do away with the holiday altogether and throw it on the scrapheap with Columbus Day. Having the family over for dinner calls for a social justice support hotline for liberal talking points. The New York Times jokes about mixing Xanax into the stuffing. Is Thanksgiving really so bad?
Enter Slate with the answer: Thanksgiving turns your marriage into a sexist 1950s nightmare.
Why Thanksgiving turns your marriage into a sexist 1950s nightmare: https://t.co/unjedFN40v pic.twitter.com/syLeWYupEV
— Slate (@Slate) November 20, 2017
The piece in question does offer some good advice — split up chores by preference, not gender, and involve the kids — but why is there this assumption that Thanksgiving is a sexist nightmare in the first place?
What in the ever loving fuck is wrong with you people? https://t.co/BODAyD4Ixp
— DaveinTexas (@DaveinTexas) November 21, 2017
Yeah, what he said.
Slate: Everything you say, do, think, or feel is problematic. https://t.co/dauyCFA1QE
— E.B. Gobblemont (@CoachBeaumont) November 20, 2017
God this is such condescending bullshit. I happen to love to cook, you mouth drooling fools. https://t.co/JrwtbcNpFg
— Impératrice Suzanne Elizabeth (@Suz_Eliz69) November 21, 2017
My husband sets the table, clears the table, does the dishes and then cleans the kitchen. So tired of the mediasplaining…
— Lisa B. (@politeracy) November 21, 2017
I cook the turkey and carve it, wife does pies
— Dark shadow calling (@nighthawkmoon) November 21, 2017
You do know some women like being homemakers right? https://t.co/BCdnUtb0nE
— Eli Sowry (@UnrealElijah) November 20, 2017