HoneyBadger Radio: Sarkeesian Effect Did 4chan white knight?

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Like all professional damsels in distress, Anita Sarkeesian had to choose a good dragon. Just the right looming shadow to fall over her delicate and fragile sensibilities; just the right cackling stage-villain to inspire her cries of helpless horror.

 

She chose 4-chan. An internet forum known for it's underbelly of foul-tempered and hair-triggered trolls. 

 

But we at Honey Badger Radio have noticed something… odd. The wave of so-called hate that Anita received from her carefully chosen dragon, wasn't really all that bad.

 

Compared to 4-chan's usual scorched earth strategy--raizing everything to the ground and pissing on the ashes, Anita got a little singed, like she sat too close to a campfire.

 

So we have to ask… Did 4-chan white knight Anita? I mean, come on. Was that the best 4 chan could do?

 

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