On Bradley Manning

Apparently he’s now Chelsea. Manning’s own words, via TNR:

As I transition into this next phase of my life, I want everyone to know the real me. I am Chelsea Manning. I am a female. Given the way that I feel, and have felt since childhood, I want to begin hormone therapy as soon as possible. I hope that you will support me in this transition. I also request that, starting today, you refer to me by my new name and use the feminine pronoun (except in official mail to the confinement facility).

Personally, I don’t give a damn what he wants to be called as he spends *at least* the next decade behind bars. Bradley, Chelsea, Mulva, whatever. Here’s the Chipmunk’s Guide to addressing or referring to this sub-human at any time in the future:

The Convicted Traitor Manning

See how simple that is?

[Added:] I can’t be the only one who noticed that virtually ON THE DAY he was convicted of treason, Manning, enabled by the Media, immediately engaged in a deliberate maneuver to divert attention from his treason to his sex. Complicit, the Media has assisted the Traitor by skipping right past his conviction and focusing like a laser on Poor Chelsea Who Will Now Be A Designated And Approved Victim Of Transexuhomobiphobes. And Conservatives. But mostly Conservatives.

[Added II:] It was pointed out that Manning may not be a unique name for The Traitor as other Mannings may be in the system or could come along. … Fine. I humbly submit the following revision for your review. Let’s just refer to it as:

The Convicted Traitor Formerly Known As Bradley Manning

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