Grow a Pair

Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, knows how to assert herself, dressing down a sexist and hypocritical right-winger for going after one of her colleagues for sexism. If President Obama wants to win in November, he should make a quick study of this video.

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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2 Responses to Grow a Pair

  1. Grow a pair? She has a spare pair. Excoriate is the correct word here. Wow.

  2. Staffan says:

    Here is one of the text messages,

    “LUCY is very available and keen! Could turn you from your wayward ways,” he texted to his gay advisor James Ashby.

    That’s kind of homophobic and sexist in just two sentences. There are hundreds of offensive messages like this one.

    ”I understand why people, particularly women, would be offended by these statements and I unreservedly apologise for them,’ Peter Slipper says after resigning.

    Now Gillard is standing there as the feminist who defended him. But sure, she has a pair alright.

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