Sinead Ryan: Nothing silly about trivialising Mad Men sexism during this sensitive debate
Published 11/07/2013 | 12:44
It might have only been Dail TV but the scene wouldn't have been out of place in an episode of Mad Men – the ’60s cult drama where men were men and women were ... well, play things.
In an act reminiscent of Roger Sterling, the randy partner who never met anything in a skirt he didn't like, we see an elected TD (male) reach out and pull a work colleague (female) onto his lap.
And then Fine Gael tries to brush off the incident as “silly”.