A Round-Up of Screw Yous

A Round-Up of Screw Yous

Right here we’re once more on the finish of one other horrible week in these United States, wherein so many terrible issues occurred that it may be onerous to maintain monitor of the highest strains. As regular, I’m right here to offer you the lowlights.

Beneath is a non-exhaustive checklist of Sue’s Fuck Yous, now adorned with flames. I’m certain I missed a couple of unhealthy folks doing unhealthy issues, so please deal with them within the feedback!

Fuck you to Goal for caving to threats from anti-LGBTQ activists and removing certain Pride Month merchandise.

Fuck you to South Carolina Republicans for jamming via a new six-week abortion ban after the State Supreme Court docket struck down a special one in January. The one factor that’s modified is the composition of the court docket.

Fuck you to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) for making a cop-recruitment program that’s paid bonuses of almost $7,000 to officers with histories of utilizing excessive force and a few who’ve been charged with home battery and homicide.

Fuck you once more to DeSantis for aligning himself with the transphobic and creepy pro-natalist Elon Musk to make his presidential announcement on Twitter Areas. (The one saving grace is that it was a raging disaster.)

Fuck you to the Russian court docket that prolonged American journalist Evan Gershkovich’s pretrial detention by one other three months.

Fuck you to Texas Lawyer Common Ken Paxton (R) for saying that the 20 articles of impeachment he’s going through are the result of “corrupted politicians within the Texas Home.” Bruh, in case your own party is saying it is advisable to go, it is advisable to go. (The investigation started after Paxton requested $3.3 million in state funds to settle a lawsuit introduced by former staff who accused him of retaliation.)

Fuck you to Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) for complaining this week that the value of contraception is what led to her third of 4 kids, regardless of her actively working in opposition to making contraception extra inexpensive and accessible to low-income and uninsured folks.

Fuck you to Nebraska State Sen. Julie Slama (R) for leaving the hospital the place she was being handled for a uncommon however critical type of morning illness with a purpose to vote for a mix gender-affirming care and abortion ban, after which lamenting {that a} reporter violated her privateness by taking a photograph of her.

Fuck you to Florida girl Day by day Salinas for complaining to a Miami college about Amanda Gorman’s poem “The Hill We Climb” and different books, which resulted within the college banning them for college students beneath grade 6.

Fuck you to Texas billionaire Harlan Crow for having his attorneys ship a letter to Congress claiming they will’t examine his “friendship” with Supreme Court docket Justice Clarence Thomas.

And, lastly, fuck you to Republican Presidential candidate Nikki Haley for persevering with to repeat her lie {that a} nationwide abortion ban wouldn’t happen as a result of it couldn’t get 60 votes within the Senate—as if Sen. Mitch McConnell (fuck him too) would let the pesky filibuster get in the way in which of conservatives’ want checklist. Really, double fuck you to Haley for persevering with to make the identical gross transphobic joke about Dylan Mulvaney.

To (nearly) everybody else, please have a beautiful lengthy weekend.