Claire Everhart, a woman based in Washington, D.C., is determined to unseat New Hampshire representative and virulent misogynist Robert Fisher in 2018.
Last month, the Daily Beast unmasked Fisher as the founder of The Red Pill, a subreddit for men’s rights activists and pick-up artists to join together in their hatred of women.
Fisher, who reportedly goes by Pk_atheist on the site, has made comments mocking women’s “subpar intelligence” and decrying the feminist movement for stripping men — particularly fathers and husbands — of their rights.
The worst of his comments was posted in 2008, when Fisher argued that rape isn’t an “absolute bad.”
“I’m going to say it — rape isn’t an absolute bad, because the rapist I think probably likes it a lot,” Fisher wrote at the time. “I think he’d say it’s quite good, really.”
Everhart’s heard enough. This week, she launched a campaign on CrowdPac to crowdfund a future female candidate’s campaign against Fisher in the midterm elections. Read more (5/3/17)