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Weirdest story of the day: Paula Brooks, the woman who ran the site that broke the Amina Arraf story, later proven to be false, is also a man by the name of Bill Graber. A fact he admits on his Twitter account. How screwed up is this story? Well, the key line from the Post story goes like this: “In the guise of Paula Brooks, Graber corresponded online with Tom MacMaster, thinking he was writing to Amina Arraf. Amina often flirted with Brooks, neither of the men realizing the other was pretending to be a lesbian.” 

Expect a post on white male entitlement and why appropriation of a marginalized person’s experience is horrible and wrong shortly. As in, as soon as I recover from this rage induced soul bleed I feel coming on…

Oh really?  I mean … what?  This is the part where I stop believing anybody on the internet is who they claim to be.  I think we can rest assured that the whole Anthony Weiner crotch shot debacle has actually been orchestrated by a couple of octogenarian grannies passing time from their retirement homes in Australia …

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