Why do we need to hurt, put down, insult, and otherwise belittle others to make ourselves feel good? I'm sure there are many, many answers and reasons to the broad societal issue of bullying, but with girls, there seems to be an additional impetus.
Tina Fey has become an incomparable role model for today's young women, intentional or not. How has she won us over? What is she teaching us? Why can't we Millennials get enough of her? Tina, we bow down to you.
I feel bad for the politically-conservative women of the Tea Party who haven't gotten past the high school behavior most of us hated. It takes too much energy to keep that whole "mean girl" shtick going in the real world.
Anybody who knows a teen knows what I'm talking about. Facebook is an arena where lions and hyenas prowl, looking for dinner. Bullies rule. Of course, as always, it's easy to blame the medium. The medium is not to blame.
Before you became a crotch-flashing, drug-induced mess, you were kind of my teen actress idol. Little did I know you would never be able to contain your sexuality and fame in a way that would ever be healthy...or allow you to keep a job!