Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The Republican response to Pay Equality summed up in one segment from "Yes, Minister"

For those not familiar with the series, "Yes, Minister" and "Yes, Prime Minister" are British political comedies from the 80's, full of brilliant commentary about the political process -- as applicable to our own system as to that which it satirized. Rarely are parallels between the machinations of the fictitious Sir Humphrey Appleby and our all-too-real political leaders as poignant as the discussion of women's rights. But in this case, rather than "positive discrimination", consider it in light of "pay equality".  I give you the Republican stance:

 

Compare this to what they've actually been saying, and tell me I'm wrong...

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