Yesterday, actress Stacey Dash, best-known as Dionne in the inconic movie from the 90s Clueless, threw her support behind Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, and the left nearly lost its mind. It’s one thing to be an actress and support Mitt Romney, but Stacey Dash is also an African-American actress.
Here are a few of the reactions from the internet:
“Now Romney can add a ‘Clueless’ woman to his roster of supporters.” (Pop2It)
“Stacey Dash, Republicans’ Latest Golden Unicorn” (Jezebel)
“This is the [stuff] conservatives live for, when one of the four black female republicans (are there four?) loudly proclaim their allegiance to the cause.” (Jezebel)
And Twitter may have been the worst, according to The Blaze:
“Not long after, presumed Obama supporters began insulting Dash for her opinion, saying she isn’t ‘black’ enough, several even asking if the actress would just ‘kill herself.'”
“This hurts but you a Romney lover and you slutting yourself to the white man only proves why no black man married u @REALStaceyDash.”
From The Urban Daily:
“However, after polling a few men around the office, it seems Dash being a Republican doesn’t make her less sexy. It’s the fact she is voting for Mitt Romney. According to a few men, they think Stacey Dash is less attractive for voting in Mitt Romney’s favor…. Another man in the office claimed Stacey Dash’s political views didn’t stop the desire in his loins when he saw her picture. He said, ‘When I look at Stacey Dash, my first thought isn’t ‘Damn, I hope her sexy ass ain’t a Republican.’ His view represents the side of the coin where beauty trumps brains.”
Wow. So, if one were to take a message away from these misogynistic and racist rantings, it’s that the left screams that women’s choices are being eroded while, at the same time, demeans and belittles a woman for making the most basic of choices – who she will vote for in November?
Seems the left has relegated women’s “choice” to simply matters of sex organs. When it comes to choices about education, energy, taxation, and more, the left is on the losing end of choice.
Kudos to Stacey Dash for standing up for what she believes. While she might not get a part in the next Tyler Perry movie, let’s be honest, his movies aren’t critically acclaimed works of cinematic genius anyway.