It was a bad day for political discourse in Seattle.

There is an old saying: it is better to stay silent and let others assume you are a fool, then to open your mouth and remove all doubt. As The C is for Crank and Seattlish report, the five female members of the Seattle City Council have been the target of disrespectful, misogynistic verbal abuse¬†through emails and social media since their vote yesterday to deny the street vacation for the proposed SODO Arena. I get it: some people are angry and frustrated. At our most emotional times our thoughts often betray us. And angry and frustrated people have poor control …

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