Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Paul Stam weaves his way into the Stupid File

According to the original criteria, blatant sexism is a surefire way to get into the Stupid File. North Carolina House Majority Leader Paul Stam managed to get a big fat check mark next to that one when he said of Superintendent of Public Instruction, June Atkinson:
She should stick to her own knitting.
Making a public statement telling a woman to shut up by using a sexist turn of phrase is just stupid. But Stam managed a double-stupid on this one. What was he telling the state's top educator to shut up about? You guessed it, education. By any measure, education is far more her knitting than it is his.

Read all about it here.

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