All Further Articles for 2019-07-07
That Time Chants of USA! Were Quashed By Equal Pay! and Fuck Trump!
Almost as cool as the Americans winning the Women's World Cup - bravo to fearless, lesbian, purple-haired, knee-taking co-captain Megan Rapinoe - was the way reality kept intruding onto the triumphant field. First, the stadium erupted in fiery chants of "Equal Pay!" for women earning less than 10% of their male counterparts. Then Fox News went looking for a little celebratory jingoism in a French bar, only to be drowned out by U.S. patrons yelling,"Fuck Trump!" There may yet be hope.