Tuesday 20 March 2018

Mates or not, 'horseplay' like this is bang out of line

Two national Parliaments. Two controversies. Two incidents which, if you were to believe some commentators, proves just how badly women are treated in politics.

In Britain, William Hague mouthed "stupid woman" in the direction of Labour MP Fiona O'Donnell during Prime Minister's Question Time in the House of Commons on Wednesday.

And, as you would expect from Labour, there was the usual backlash against Hague.

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