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MGTOWs, confounded by lady humor, lose it over a joke headline from Reductress

What is this thing you call … “humor?”

By David Futrelle

Reductress, if you don’t already know, is kind of a feminist Onion, poking gentle fun at women’s magazines, clickbaity “inspirational” web sites aimed at women, and the feminism-ultra-lite that permeates women’s media generally. Gleefully absurdist, its headlines (and the news stories that accompany them) are easily spotted as the parodies they are.

These are the sorts of headlines you’ll find there on any given day:

So yeah, pretty obviously NOT REAL HEADLINES.

At least obvious to most people. Not so much when the people in question are proud Men Going Their Own Way and the headline involves vaginas. Last year, you see, Reductress posted a fake story titled “Wow! This Woman Stood Up to Gender Norms By Naming Her Son ‘Vagina,’” and MGTOWs lost their shit.

The mod of one MGTOW page on Facebook posted this a couple of months ago, with the lovely caption “C*NT…feminists HATE MEN. #MGTOW”

Naturally, other dudes chimed in with their similarly furious takes on this terrible injustice to the poor (imaginary ) child and men in general.

Donald White Assuming that she's an "Empowered" single mom. Where the hell is this poor kid's father? And why didn't he get a say in naming the kid? Rediculous. This "mother" is, imho, abusing this poor child and subjecting him to a (likely short) life of pain, humiliation, and harrassment. 1 Manage LikeShow more reactions · Reply · 10w Jonathan Hill Jonathan Hill He probably doesn't even know about the poor kid. He probably had a one night stand with her. Manage Like · Reply · 10w David Lopes David Lopes Yes that is abuse, but because it's so left an openmindet to break societyboundaries ist acceptet. that is the kind of double moral i love. because i also see so many parallels to germany an italy in the 20's & 30's no kidding.

Now there were a few commenters wise enough to realize that the headline was probably a joke; several even pointed out that Reductress is a satire site. But that didn’t stop the assembled angry dudes from raging, and raging, and raging some more.

Thomas Walsh That's bullying in the making ! 1 Manage LikeShow more reactions · Reply · 10w Charles Shelton Charles Shelton Kid’s gonna grow up to be a douchebag, you just watch. Manage LikeShow more reactions · Reply · 10w Arlyn S Adinolfi Arlyn S Adinolfi You must be kidding. 1 Manage LikeShow more reactions · Reply · 10w Jay D Williams Jay D Williams Child abuse 1 Manage LikeShow more reactions · Reply · 10w Jirka Fischer Otoupal Jirka Fischer Otoupal Sperm banks should be illegal Manage LikeShow more reactions · Reply · 10w Marc Phillip Marc Phillip Future school shooter

Robert Czikall Men seriously need to stop giving Women children.

Nicholas Jason This is from a satire website. http://reductress.com/ Manage LikeShow more reactions · Reply · 10w David Lopes David Lopes That should be illegal, give the boy to the father and teach him to be a boy for fuck sake. what is wrong with people an their ideas? They don't care the child in this case is just a tool for Mummy to show how liberal and new and feminin she is. That's boy future is fucked harder than Berlin in 1945. 1 Manage LikeShow more reactions · Reply · 5w Benjamin Shiels Benjamin Shiels Must b a dog cause only a BITCH would do that! 1 Manage LikeShow more reactions · Reply · 10w Steve Butler Steve Butler Well then if I have a girl I'll call her dumb cunt just to be progressive

Sean Douglas God I really hate women 1 Manage LikeShow more reactions · Reply · 10w Enrique M Sanchez Enrique M Sanchez Fucked up bitch she is a low life 1 Manage LikeShow more reactions · Reply · 10w Manuel Kauschi Manuel Kauschi Now he is a pussy for life. Well done whore. Well done.

These aren’t cherry-picked comments; these are almost all of the comments in the thread, minus a handful that were boring or redundant.

Antifeminsits love to mock feminists as easily outraged, humorless “snowflakes.” But, seriously, hell hath no fury like a MGTOW who doesn’t get the joke. And they never get the joke.

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