Your Handy-Dandy Guide To Sexism In The 2010 Elections
Jessica Wakeman / November 4, 2010
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This one's a double whammy: over the summer, Republican Colorado senatorial candidate Jane Norton made the sexist comment that her opponent, Tea Party candidate Ken Buck, was not "man enough" to criticize her himself and instead had others do his dirty work. Then on July 21 at a fundraiser, Buck sniped back with a remark about Norton’s femininity — by way of her footwear. When an audience member asked him why he deserved their votes, Buck responded, "Why should you vote for me? Because I do not wear high heels."