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Women and poor shaming – just a typical week in KS politics.

January 24, 2016

It goes without saying that Kansas is not the only state dominated by wingnut politicians. I just don’t see as many examples so capably described from other states. Hopefully, some of these people will undergo a forced career change come November.

Aimee Patton

Rarely do I sit in awe at such a great week in politics, but this week will go down in the history books as one of those weeks tackling issues that matter in Kansas.  Forget education, our highways or the  budget crisis – our lawmakers courageously addressed far more important issues this week – exposed knees and the .000001% chance a welfare recipient may win the lottery.

V-Neck Sweatergate

A Senate committee chairman imposed a dress code on Kansans testifying on elections or ethics bills that explicitly prohibits women from wearing skimpy skirts or blouses with plunging necklines while establishing no wardrobe restrictions exclusively for men.

“It’s one of those things that’s hard to define,” Holmes said. “Put it out there and let people know we’re really looking for you to be addressing the issue rather than trying to distract or bring eyes to yourself.”

http://cjonline.com/news/state/2016-01-21/senate-chairmans-rules-block-female-witnesses-revealing-attire

Guns in the capitol…

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