TOOLBAG TUESDAY…SUPREME

What’s the rule again for what not to discuss over dinner?

No politics or religion?

Can we add sexual assault allegations to the list during these dark times?

I’ll pay you $10 if you DON’T see at least one article this holiday season about keeping opinions to yourself around the dinner table specifically about a person whose name rhymes with “Have-a-BLAH.”

But maybe these current events can be a turning point in dinner etiquette.

Maybe it’s an amazing idea to ask your date to lay out their thoughts on politics, religion and sexual assault before wasting time on a second date.

It certainly saved a lot of time for my friend Brianna who went on a first date with this guy Brett (LOL) last month.

Brett had a lot going for him already:

-He was a 37-year-old man living with his parents (LOL) and

-He tried to make out with her as she was eating food using the line, “your fork could be me.” (LOL)

But the best part?

“Yea, I don’t see what the big deal is with Kavanaugh,” he said. “I mean, he just felt up some chick at a party.”

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LOL

UGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHH

UGHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

That’s like a girl saying, ‘I don’t see what the big deal is with Lorena Bobbit. I mean, she only cut off the tip.”

“I DON’T SEE WHAT THE BIG DEAL IS.”

In the first-date first impression, Brett failed to get enough votes for a second date.

BLAH.

-Jenny

TOOLBAG TUESDAY…Wait, Donald Trump is a blonde…

In college, a friend tried to set me up with a guy she knew, but he told her that he didn’t date blondes because, “blondes are stupid.”

!!!!!!!!!!!!

!!!!!!!!!!!!

(Shakes fist)

DOLT! CLODPATE!!!!

LOL

I almost wanted to pull up my SAT score (uhh English, not math) to shove in his face.

It didn’t help that my friend had talked up this asshole, Tom, for weeks.

He was cute and funny! His family was awesome! He was a pre-med major!

Over the Christmas holiday, she  found out Tom was single.

“You guys would be perfect for each other!” she said.

OK, I said.

And then, right when I was warming up to the idea of giving Tom, the pre-med major, a chance, he revealed that he was prejudiced.

His reasoning for not wanting to go out with me wasn’t because he’s “not attracted” to blondes.

I would have even brushed off him saying “no thanks” based solely on my hair color if, say, his mom and sisters were blonde, “…and that would be weird.”

But, no.

His reason for not taking my number? Because “BLONDES ARE STUPID.”

All blondes.

Every single blonde.

This guy…a pre-med major!!!!!

Apparently, according to my friend who was horrified, Tom said had dated a “dumb blonde” in the past, and he didn’t want to date another “dumb” person or bring that person around his smart family.

…And therefore being biased against all blondes made sense to him.

I remember being really pissed and hurt when I heard this news.

Sure, movies and TV shows and Reese Witherspoon and Playboy magazine all depicted blondes as dumb and vapid and only good for one or two things (if you’re creative), but I didn’t think anyone actually believed that, or believed that seriously enough to consider NOT going out on one measly date.

And it made me sad to know that there was at least one person in the world who looked at me and immediately jumped to “dumb.”

Without even giving me an IQ test!!

It wasn’t fair.

I WASN’T DUMB!

JUST BECAUSE THAT PERSON HE DATED WAS DUMB, DIDN’T MEAN I WAS DUMB!!!!

DO YOU SEE THE DISTINCTION????

THIS GUY WAS DUMB!

Ugh.

I was wondering why I remembered that random story today. And then I thought…

Oh, right.

I guess I’d rather be categorized by a stranger as “stupid” because I’m blonde, than be categorized by a stranger as a horrible no-good diabolical terrorist because I was born in a certain part of the world.

DO YOU SEE THE DISTINCTION!??!?!?!?

DOLT…

CLODPATE…

-Jenny