Is the Karen meme just another way to make women feel bad? We discuss on Mamamia Out Loud. Post continues below.
But here’s the thing.
For every Karen I’ve crossed paths with, there was a Bob.
And no one ever talks about Bob.
Bob wants to speak to the manager. He threw a punch in the supermarket because he wanted the last pack of toilet paper. He drives too fast, and when he cuts you off he sticks his finger up, yelling awful words with his kids in the back. When he passes over a $20 note, his hand lingers for a little too long, and then he winks and you smile awkwardly back because you don’t know what else to do. He doesn’t have much hair. He is the nemesis of service staff everywhere, particularly women. He critiques them loudly to the other people at the table. He intimidates the kids’ teachers, shouting at them in the playground, using his height and his build to make them feel two…