Still convinced misogyny and general ranking had nothing to do with last November’s election? Think about these two statistics side by side.
Nearly 80% of the more than 27 million people who follow the nasty guy on Twitter are men.
Of those calling Congress to resist the nasty guy’s agenda 86% are women.
The first sentence is from Polly Mosendz of Bloomberg Businessweek who got the data from content-analysis software. In addition, she found of the 10 most-engaged Twitter followers five are confirmed and three appear to be bots, programs that automatically generate Twitter support for the nasty guy.
The second sentence: Laura Moser founded Daily Action, a system based on text-messaging to suggest a daily civic action, such as calling a legislator to state opposition to a nasty guy policy or nominee. The subscribers make an average of 10,000 calls a day. Lake Research Partners polled these subscribers to get that percentage.