Revenge porn is being used to smear and discredit a sitting Congresswoman | Moira Donegan | Opinion | The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/oct/25/katie-hill-democrats-politics-

«Still, Hill’s own conduct – tacky, unprofessional, and ill-advised as it was – pales in comparison to what is being done to her, which amounts to a misogynist rightwing smear campaign. The publication of the nude photograph belies any claim Red State and other Republicans may make to being concerned about the ethics of Hill’s conduct. Instead, what Hill’s attackers seem interested in is a wholesale discrediting of the congresswoman, complete with psychological abuse, public humiliation, and misogynist cruelty of the kind that is all too common an experience for women, from the most vulnerable to the most powerful among them. The fact that Hill is not a perfect victim should not distract us from the true issue at hand: that Red State and its rightwing compatriots have brought the tactics of domestic abuse into our politics.

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Hill, for her part, describes her ex-husband as abusive. We do not know where the nude picture of her came from, but if he was the one who sent it in for publication, then that description would seem accurate.»

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