Akhilesh Yadav Mocks BJP On Poll Fail, says Abki Baar… – विधानसभा चुनाव परिणाम: तीन राज्यों में हार के बाद बीजेपी का अखिलेश यादव ने उड़ाया मजाक, कहा


खास बातें

  1. अखिलेश यादव ने कहा- जनता सब जानती है
  2. लोकतंत्र में किसी का घमंड नहीं चलता- अखिलेश यादव
  3. बीजेपी को आगे भी मिलेगी हार

नई दिल्ली: भारतीय जनता पार्टी (BJP) की पांच राज्यों में हुए विधानसभा चुनाव (Assembly Elections Results) में प्रदर्शन पर समाजवादी पार्टी प्रमुख अखिलेश यादव (Akhilesh Yadav) ने पार्टी के शीर्ष नेतृत्व पर हमला बोला है. उन्होंने खासतौर पर मध्यप्रदेश, छत्तीसगढ़ और राजस्थान में बीजेपी की हार पर तंज किया है. अखिलेश यादव ने पीएम मोदी (PM Modi) पर निशाना साधते हुए कहा कि इन विधानसभा चुनाव परिणाम को देखते हुए ‘अबकी बार मोदी सरकार’ का नारा देने वाली पार्टी का अब नारा ही बदल गया है. बीजेपी (BJP) का जिस तरह का प्रदर्शन (Assembly Elections Results) निकल कर आया है उसके बाद तो अब बीजेपी के लिए ‘अबकी बार खो दी सरकार’ का नारा ही बचता है. उन्होंने इसे लेकर कई ट्वीट भी किए. यादव ने अपने एक ट्वीट में लिखा कि एक और एक मिलकर ग्यारह बन जाते हैं, और यह स्थिति किसी को भी धूल चटा सकती है. बता दें कि 2017 में यूपी में हुए विधानसभा चुनाव (Assembly Elections Results) में बीजेपी (BJP)  ने समाजवादी पार्टी और बहुजन समाज पार्टी को हराते हुए राज्य में कुल 325 सीटें जीती थीं. यह हार इतनी बड़ी थी कि बाद में इन दोनों पार्टियों को बीजेपी के खिलाफ एक साथ आना पड़ा.

यह भी पढ़ें: राहुल ने बताया कि कैसे चुने जाएंगे राजस्थान, मध्यप्रदेश और छत्तीसगढ़ के मुख्यमंत्री


गौरतलब है कि विधानसभा चुनाव में कांग्रेस ने इस बार मध्यप्रदेश, राजस्थान और छत्तीसगढ़ में जीत दर्ज की है. इन तीनों राज्यों में पहले बीजेपी की सरकार थी. कांग्रेस इन तीनों राज्यों में अब सरकार बनाने की स्थिति में है.इसी बाबत कांग्रेस पार्टी ने मध्यप्रदेश (MP Assembly Election Results) में सरकार बनाने को लेकर राज्यपाल आनंदीबेन पटेल को पत्र लिखकर मिलने का समय भी मांगा है. कांग्रेस सूत्रों ने बताया कि प्रदेश कांग्रेस अध्यक्ष कमलनाथ (Kamal Nath) ने राज्यपाल को लिखे पत्र में उनसे मिलने का वक्त मांगा है और प्रदेश के विधानसभा चुनावों (MP Assembly Election Results) में कांग्रेस के सबसे बड़ी पार्टी के तौर पर उभरकर आने की संभावना और विजयी हुए निर्दलीय के समर्थन की बात करते हुए प्रदेश में सरकार बनाने का दावा भी पेश किया है. कमलनाथ (Kamal Nath) ने पत्र में लिखा है कि कांग्रेस पार्टी विधानसभा चुनाव में सबसे बड़ी पार्टी के तौर पर उभरकर आ रही है.

यह भी पढ़ें: तेलंगाना चुनाव : हैदराबाद में एआईएमआईएम का कब्जा बरकरार, सात सीटें फिर जीत लीं

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इसके अलावा कांग्रेस को सभी निर्दलियों का भी समर्थन हासिल है. मध्यप्रदेश कांग्रेस ने देर रात चुनाव परिणाम को लेकर एक प्रेस कांफ्रेंस की. कमलनाथ ने प्रेस कांफ्रेंस में कहा कि हम एमपी में पूर्ण बहुमत के साथ अपनी सरकार बनाने जा रहे हैं. हमारी जीत के साथ ही एमपी की विकास यात्रा का नया इतिहास शुरू होने वाला है.उन्होंने कहा कि हमनें राज्यपाल जी को पत्र लिखा है ताकि हम उनके सामने अपना बहुमत साबित कर पाएं. इस दौरान उनके साथ पार्टी के अन्य वरिष्ठ नेता ज्योतिरादित्य सिंधिया, दिग्विजय सिंह भी मौजूद थे. चुनाव आयोग (Election Commission) के मुताबिक प्रदेश में 230 विधानसभा सीटों में से अब तक घोषित परिणामों के अनुसार 107 सीटों पर भाजपा, 112 सीटों पर कांग्रेस जबकि चार सीटों पर निर्दलीय उम्मीदवार विजयी घोषित हुए है.



इसके अलावा रुझान के मुताबिक भाजपा 1, कांग्रेस 3 और बसपा 1 सीट पर आगे चल रहे हैं. राजस्थान में 199 सीटों के परिणाम घोषित हो चुके हैं. बीजेपी को यहां 73 सीटें मिली हैं वहीं, कांग्रेस 99 सीटें जीतने में कामयाब रही है. राज्य में बसपा को 6 सीटें मिली हैं. वहीं, 13 सीटों पर निर्दलीय उम्मीदवारों ने जीत दर्ज की है. वहीं, 90 सीटों वाली छत्तीसगढ़ विधानसभा में 87 के नतीजे आ चुके हैं. 65 सीटों पर कांग्रेस ने जीत दर्ज की है और 3 पर आगे चल रही है. वहीं, बीजेपी के खाते में महज 15 सीटें आई हैं.



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Dean Jones Mocks Cheteshwar Pujara For Comments Ahead Of India vs Australia 1st Test


Indian bowlers had a tough time in the four-day practice match against Cricket Australia XI, conceding over 500 runs to the hosts at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The match ended in a draw with Murali Vijay and KL Rahul impressing with the bat in the second innings but the bowlers were made to toil as Harry Nielsen smashed a brilliant century for the home team. Ahead of the first Test between India and Australia in Adelaide, Cheteshwar Pujara, who hit a half-century in the warm-up game, claimed that “conceding 500 runs in a warm-up game doesn’t mean anything”.

Speaking at a press conference on Monday, Pujara played down any concerns regarding Indian bowlers’ performance in the warm-up match in Sydney.

“Conceding 500 runs in a warm-up game doesn’t mean anything … we are not very much worried about it,” Pujara told reporters on Monday.

“Our bowlers know what they have to do … they know what line and lengths to bowl in Australia. As a bowling unit we are very confident,” the Indian middle-order batsman added.

“We utilised all three days (in Sydney) properly. We also had some net practice while the game was going on so I don’t think it was a concern at all. We got enough practice and we did what we wanted.”

However, former Australia batsman Dean Jones was not too convinced and mocked Pujara for his take on practice game.

According to a Sydney Morning Herald report, off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and batsman Rohit Sharma were the only two Indian cricketers to train in the nets on Monday with the rest of the squad having a rest day.

“We got what we wanted in the practice game and the trainer and the physio has been monitoring the workload,” said Pujara.

“We thought that it was best to take a break today and train for the next two days and be fresh for the Test match.”





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Sarah Palin Mocks Young Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Then Gets A Dose Of Her Own Medicine With Bad Twitter Ratio


Sarah Palin mocking Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez earned her a 2-to-1 Twitter ratio.

Today in basic Twitter lessons: the ratio.

A ratio is what happens when a tweet’s endorsements – as measured in retweets and likes – are vastly outnumbered by criticism in the form of replies.

Also, a ratio is what happens when Sarah Palin tries to mock someone else for botching an interview.

Palin – or, rather, the social media brand Palin most manifests as, after careers as governor of Alaska, Republican vice-presidential candidate, and reality-TV star – was making fun of an interview clip with newly elected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., who became the youngest woman ever elected to Congress this month.

Belittling the far-left congresswoman has lately become something of a popular sport on the right-wing Internet. In an online video interview, she had spoken of Democratic efforts to win all “three chambers of Congress” in 2020 – then immediately corrected herself to say, “all three chambers of government: the presidency, the Senate and the House,” which was still not quite right.

“YIKES,” wrote Palin, or whoever controls her social media accounts, and almost instantly earned herself a pretty-bad 2-to-1 Twitter ratio.

If it’s not immediately clear why, it’s easy to demonstrate:

For every @JacynthiaWood who liked the tweet and joined Palin’s mockery (“she obviously failed #civics101″), there was a @JamesPMorrison and a @tyler_westrich – both of whom reminded Palin that on the campaign trail in 2008, she once inaccurately told a child that the vice president is “in charge of the United States Senate” and then years later spoke of an imaginary Department of Law at the White House.

For every approving retweet from a @PerryHammons and an @AngieMardesich, who told Ocasio-Cortez, “your not smart enough to answer our questions,” there was (clears throat):

A LaurieNunyaBznass, who recalled that Palin used the nonexistent word “refudiate” so often that the Oxford American Dictionary finally gave in and added it; a @lisaandwyatt, who remembered when Palin mangled the famous history of Paul Revere into a bizarre fable in which the Revolutionary War hero “warned the British that they weren’t going to be taking away our arms, by ringing those bells and making sure as he was riding his horse through town to send those warning shots and bells that we were going to be secure and we were going to be free;” the comedian Dana Goldberg, whose reply earned more likes than Palin’s original tweet by pointing out she once claimed the Soviet Union collapsed because of 1950s-era space program debt; and @blumspew, who asked Palin, “Can you still see Russia from your house?” referring to a “Saturday Night Live” parody of her first national interview in 2008, when ABC News host Charlie Gibson asked about her foreign policy insights, and she replied: “You can actually see Russia from land here in Alaska!”

So it went, the ratio – holding fast as the raw quantity of tweets ballooned on either side of a dividing line. By Tuesday afternoon, some 5,000 retweets and likes from self-described Trump nationalists and #patriot #rednecks were eclipsed by more than 11,000 replies.

And if any of those messages were supportive of Palin, they were hard to spot amid the reminders of the rally where she spoke of “our neighboring country of Afghanistan;” and the disastrous interview in which she was asked which magazines and newspapers she read, and she replied “all of them”; and her suggestions that the Constitution is based on the Ten Commandments and the “Founding Fathers” recited the Pledge of Allegiance (which was written after they were dead); and of leaked assertions from Sen. John McCain’s presidential campaign that his running mate’s repeated public embarrassments sank his chances of winning the White House. And also, down near the bottom of the reply thread, @SybilleAbed’s favorite example: the radio interview Palin gave two years after she lost the election, when she spoke of “our North Korean allies.”

And it’s true, to be fair, that Palin corrected herself seconds later in that last interview. But so did Ocasio-Cortez.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)





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Yogi Adityanath mocks Congress over Ram temple in Chhattisgarh


लोरमी: छत्तीसगढ़ विधानसभा के पहले चरण के चुनाव के लिए शनिवार शाम को प्रचार का सिलसिला थम गया. चुनाव प्रचार के आखिरी दिन उत्तर प्रदेश के मुख्यमंत्री योगी आदित्यनाथ ने लोरमी में एक जनसभा को संबोधित किया. अपने संबोधन में सीएम योगी ने राम मंदिर का मुद्दा उठाते हुए कांग्रेस से यह बताने को कहा कि उसे भगवान राम की चिंता है या मुगल बादशाह बाबर की. उन्होंने कहा, “http://zeenews.india.com/”भगवान राम का भव्य मंदिर अयोध्या में बने इस मार्ग में सबसे बड़ी बाधा कोई है तो कांग्रेस है. क्योंकि, कांग्रेस नहीं चाहती है कि अयोध्या में राम मंदिर बने. जो कांग्रेस राम की नहीं हो सकती वह हमारे भी किसी काम की नहीं हो सकती.”http://zeenews.india.com/”

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योगी आदित्यनाथ ने कहा कि कांग्रेस ने राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा के साथ खिलवाड़ करते हुए राजनीतिक लाभ के लिए छत्तीसगढ़ और झारखंड में खुलेआम और चोरी-छिपे नक्सलवाद को बढ़ावा दिया. मुख्यमंत्री ने कहा कि खनिज का भंडार और वन संपदा होने के बावजूद छत्तीसगढ़ कांग्रेस के शासन में ‘गरीब, पिछड़ा और बीमारू राज्य’ रहा. ‘बीमारू’- शब्द बिहार, मध्य प्रदेश, राजस्थान और उत्तर प्रदेश के पहले शब्द से 1980 के मध्य में गढ़ा गया था और इसका आशय इन राज्यों में खराब आर्थिक स्थिति से था. 

छत्तीसगढ़: मुख्यमंत्री रमन सिंह बोले,’अभी दिल्ली दूर है, राज्य के लिए बहुत काम करना है’

उन्होंने कहा, ‘‘आज वन संपदा का इस्तेमाल स्थानीय लोगों के कल्याण में हो रहा है. आदिवासियों और वन क्षेत्रों में रहने वाले लोगों को विकासात्मक योजनाओं का लाभ दिया जा रहा है.’’ उन्होंने आरोप लगाया, ‘‘कांग्रेस ने अपने लाभ के लिए नक्सलवाद को बढ़ावा दिया, लेकिन जब यह लोगों की सुरक्षा के लिए खतरा बन गया तो वह बीजेपी थी जिसने कड़ाई से इससे निपटा. कांग्रेस नक्सलवाद को खुलेआम और चोरी छिपे बढ़ावा देती रही है.’’ 

आदित्यनाथ ने कांग्रेस पर हमला जारी रखते हुए कहा, ‘‘ कांग्रेस ने अपने लाभ के लिए देश की सुरक्षा से खिलवाड़ किया. चाहे वह छत्तीसगढ़ हो या झारखंड जहां नक्सलियों को शरण देने का मुद्दा हो अथवा राजनीतिक लाभ के लिए कश्मीर जैसे राज्यों का इस्तेमाल का. लेकिन, बीजेपी के लिए राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा अहम है, इसलिए(इसने)इससे खिलवाड़ कभी स्वीकार नहीं किया.’’ 

अजीत जोगी कांग्रेस के साथ-साथ बीजेपी को भी नुकसान पहुंचा सकते हैं: रमन सिंह

उन्होंने कहा कि ऐसा कोई दिन नहीं है जब कश्मीर में सुरक्षा बलों द्वारा कम से कम दो या तीन आंतकवादियों को ढेर नहीं किया जाता हो अथवा वह सुरक्षाबलों के समक्ष आत्मसमर्पण नहीं करते हों. इसी प्रकार कोई ऐसा दिन नहीं गुजरता जहां नक्सल प्रभावित राज्यों में लोगों को राज्य सरकारों द्वारा पूरी सुरक्षा मुहैया नहीं कराई जाती हो.

उन्होंने कांग्रेस को घेरते हुए कहा, ‘‘कांग्रेस से पूछा जाना चाहिए कि उनका संबंध (भगवान) राम से है या विदेशी आक्रमणकारी बाबर से. कांग्रेस के पास देश के सम्मान और स्वाभिमान के संबंध में कोई विचार नहीं है. कांग्रेस ने हमेशा देश की सुरक्षा के साथ खिलवाड़ किया और अब वोट के लिए आपके सामने आ रहे हैं.’’ गौरतलब है कि 90 सदस्यीय छत्तीसगढ़ विधानसभा के लिए 12 और 20 नवंबर को दो चरण में मतदान होना है.  

(इनपुट-भाषा)





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Australian Crowd Mocks Imran Tahir For Celebrating No-Ball Wicket: Watch Video


South Africa are set to begin their limited-overs tour of Australia with the first ODI in Perth on Sunday. Ahead of the much-awaited three-match series, the visitors played a match against the Australian Prime Minister’s XI. The Proteas not only lost the match by four wickets to a side that had just three players with international experience, Imran Tahir embarrassed himself in front of the Australian crowd in Canberra. With the hosts batting and the score at 35/1, Australian batsman Josh Phillipe hit a high shot towards the boundary but it was called a no-ball by the umpire.

Tahir, however, continued to catch the ball. The Pakistani-born South African caught the ball and started to celebrate in front of the crowd. Tahir began to point at the back of his shirt.

Clearly, Tahir was too busy looking at the crowd that he did not realise that it was given a no-ball.

However, a few seconds later, an embarrassed Tahir threw the ball back towards the wicket for play to resume.

As far as the series is concerned, the two sides will meet for the first time since this year’s ill-fated Test series, when the ball-tampering scandal plunged Australian cricket into disgrace.

The three-game, one-day series is a chance for Australia to move on from a miserable eight months, which began with the tampering row and continued with some grim results on the road.

Australia lost the Test series to South Africa and another against Pakistan, and crashed badly in a one-day series to England.

After recent failures, Australia have dumped Tim Paine as one-day captain, with explosive batsman Aaron Finch assuming the role.

(With AFP Inputs)





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Keemo Paul Mocks Shikhar Dhawan With A Thigh Five Celebration


During the fourth One-day International at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai, Windies all-rounder Keemo Paul dismissed Shikhar Dhawan and then followed it up with a celebration you usually associate with the southpaw Indian opener. After Dhawan got caught out after trying to pull a slightly short of length delivery towards the deep mid-wicket boundary, Paul imitated Dhawan’s trademark ‘thigh five’ celebration, leaving most people in splits. Dhawan’s struggle with converting his starts into big scores continues as he was again dismissed for 38.

Watch this video, which is doing the rounds on social media.

Dhawan, who has represented India in 114 ODIs, will look to get his mojo back in the limited-overs format after registering scores of 4, 29, and 35 in the first three matches of the ongoing series.

Indian captain Virat Kohli, after becoming the first Indian to score three consecutive centuries in the ODIs, got out for a paltry 16.

Rohit Sharma, who already has three double-centuries to his name, notched up his 21st ODI century.

After the ongoing five-match ODI series ends on November 1 in Thiruvananthapuram, India and West Indies will square off in a three-match T20I series.

From November 21 onwards, India will start their series Down Under with a three-match T20I series against a depleted Australia squad.





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Kylian Mbappe Mocks Ousmane Dembele With Sensational Trick During France Training


Mbappe was taking part in a passing drill when he flicked the ball over Ousmane Dembele as he attempted to close him down.

The Barcelona forward went flying to the floor and Mbappe along with his teammates were seen laughing uncontrollably.

France along with Germany and the Netherlands are placed in the Group A of the Nations League.

France’s opening match ended in goalless draw with Germany, while they earned victory by a slender 2-1 margin in their fixture against the Netherlands.

Mbappe had earlier inspired a fightback for world champions France as they rallied from two goals down at home to earn a 2-2 draw against Iceland on Thursday.

Mbappe, brought on as a substitute for the final half-hour, gave France a lifeline when his shot was saved and then inadvertently turned in by Iceland defender Holmar Orn Eyjolfsson.

The Paris Saint-Germain forward levelled from the penalty spot in the 90th minute after Kolbeinn Sigthorsson handled the ball from a corner.





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Donald Trump Mocks #MeToo Movement At Pennysylvania Rally


WASHINGTON: 

US President Donald Trump has mocked the #MeToo movement as he intensified his criticism of the campaign against sexual harassment and assault, which nearly hit his Supreme Court pick Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Donald Trump’s claim that #MeToo prevents him from using a certain phrase is his latest volley against the movement, which became a force after sexual assault allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein surfaced last year. 

“There’s an expression, but under the rules of #MeToo, I am not allowed to use that expression anymore. I can’t do it,” Mr Trump said at a mid-term election rally in Pennsylvania, and then he pointed at the phrase “the girl that got away”.

“It’s the person that got away. The old days, it was a little different than Pennsylvania to it,” he said as he spoke about winning the state in the 2016 presidential election.

Pointing to the media, Mr Trump said he would use the original phrase, except for the media. “I would do it except for these people up there. They would say,’ did you hear what President Trump said? Did you hear what he said?'” he said imitating reporters.

“So, there is an expression, but we’ll change the expression. Pennsylvania was always the person that got away. That’s pretty good,” he said amidst applause from the audience.

The revelation of the allegations against Weinstein inspired many women to reveal their own stories of sexual assault, but Donald Trump has recently taken shots at the #MeToo movement by expressing concern for men who are accused of sexual assault or harassment.

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s recent confirmation hearings renewed attention to the topic as the Senate considered college professor Christine Blasey Ford’s accusation that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her. The US President had said the notion that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted someone and that the allegations from Ms Ford and other women could be taken as fact made this a “very scary time for young men in America.”

Donald Trump had earlier mocked the #MeToo movement at a rally in July. He did so while simultaneously mocking Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and saying that should she win the Democratic nomination in 2020 and they were to debate, he would toss an ancestry test to her and dare her to take it.

 During the 2016 presidential campaign, at least 13 women accused Donald Trump of misbehaviour, ranging from sexual harassment to sexual assault.

They came forward in the wake of a 2005 “Access Hollywood” tape that was released in October 2016 in which he is caught saying on a hot mic: “And when you’re a star, they let you do it. You can do anything. … Grab them by the p***y. You can do anything.”

The President denies all the allegations against him.





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Lynzy Lab, Texas Woman’s YouTube Song, A Scary Time For Men, Mocks Donald Trump, Goes Viral


The success of Lynzy Lab’s “A Scary Time” is in the numbers.

Standing in front of a camera, Lynzy Lab smiles, laughs and says that she wrote a song. The vertical camera view shows Lab, a dance lecturer at Texas State University, holding her ukulele in a YouTube video published Sunday. Days earlier, President Donald Trump described how the national debate surrounding the sexual misconduct accusations made against Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh represents “a very scary time for young men.”

“It’s a really scary time for dudes right now,” she tweeted early Monday. “So I wrote a song about it.”

It was the president’s line that made for the inspiration for “A Scary Time,” a catchy political satire that’s become an unlikely viral sensation in the days following Trump’s comments and Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the highest court in the land.

“I can’t walk to my car late at night while on the phone. I can’t open up my windows when I’m home alone,” she said. “I can’t go to a bar without a chaperone. And I can’t wear a miniskirt if it’s the only one I own.”

Though Lab never directly mentions Trump or the newest Supreme Court justice, perhaps the most poignant part of the song comes with her use of the term “35 years,” a reference to the time period that Christine Blasey Ford alleges Kavanaugh to have assaulted her at a high school party. The verse also reflects the time period of the second accusation from Deborah Ramirez, who said Kavanaugh assaulted her at a dorm party at Yale. (Kavanaugh denies the allegations.)

“I can’t jog around the city with headphones on my ears. I can’t speak out against my rapist after 35 years. I can’t be taken seriously if I’m holding back tears,” Lab sang while plucking the ukulele. “And I can’t ever speak earnestly about all my fears.”

By the end of a two-and-a-half-minute song that lists a number of everyday situations as to why it’s “a scary time” not for men but for women, Lab morphed into the newest feminist voice of the Democratic resistance – even receiving celebrity endorsements – with her tune acting as a protest anthem for those frustrated with Trump or Kavanaugh just weeks away from the midterm elections.

The success of “A Scary Time” is in the numbers. Since the YouTube video was published, it has gotten more than 438,000 views as of early Wednesday. The video on Instagram has racked up more than 40,000 likes. On Twitter, it has earned more than 220,000 likes and nearly 100,000 retweets. Before tweeting out the video on Monday, Lab, who now has more than 50,000 followers, hadn’t posted to her account since March 2016. And a video of Lab’s song posted on Facebook by NowThis Politics, the political channel of the video news content company, has been viewed roughly 28 million times since Monday.

“I did not expect such an overwhelming response,” Lab, a performance artist in San Marcos, Texas, told HuffPost on Tuesday.

It was a response that got attention from the likes of actor Mark Ruffalo, who offered his support on Monday.

“Listen to women like @MercedesLynz to give you an idea of the world as they experience it,” Ruffalo tweeted. The Marvel actor added: “We are evolving toward greater equality, which is a great thing for us ALL. Don’t be afraid to have greater awareness. It can not harm you nor diminish you.”

On Tuesday, Ellen DeGeneres, the popular daytime television talk show host, offered a one-word agreement to Lab’s performance: “Yup.”

But it hasn’t been all celebratory for Lab, as supporters of Trump, Kavanaugh or both have questioned her motivations. With Lab becoming a viral star in recent days, she took to Twitter early Wednesday to clear up whatever perceptions people have made about her or her reasoning for making the video.

“I’m not here to delegitimize men’s struggles. I’m just hoping that we can finally start legitimizing women’s,” she tweeted. “Regardless of what you’ve decided about me, I’m not ‘anti-men’. I am, however, super ‘pro-women’. You should be too.”

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)





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