Jacki Murphy

Half-Heartedly Trying to be Famous on the Internet Since 1999

From the Comments Section

The following comment appeared in the comments section of the New York Times' endorsement of Hillary Clinton: "I once attended a memorial in 1991 for several women who died of domestic violence. There were no TV cameras. It was just a small group of people marking the deaths of "nobodies". Mrs. Clinton was there. She made no speech. She wasn't running for anything. She was there. I think of that often." To me, this exemplifies exactly what kind of President Hillary Clinton would have been. A woman who cared, deeply, about each and every one of … Read More

Let's Hear It For the Girls

So, Trump won. I'm outraged, I'm ashamed, and I'm terrified. I don't want to live in a country run by a racist, misogynistic, xenophobic bully. I don't want to live in a country where the man who cries "Rigged!" gets to be President while getting the 2nd most votes. I don't want to live in a country where a man loses his job at NBC for laughing at offensive comments, but the man who made them gets to be President. But I do live in that country. And the future is all we can look to. We can … Read More