Tuesday, 31 January 2012
at 4:21 pm by Julie
Everywhere we turn, the foundations of masculinity, the pillars of male-ness which have underpinned the construction and development of our very civilisation, are being undermined, by Silly Little Girls. And we are putting up with it."
From Richard Prosser's new book Uncommon Dissent. (The above extract is via the Wellington Young Feminists' Collective's facebook page.)
Richard Prosser FAQs:
1. Who is Richard Prosser?
A new NZ First MP, elected via the party list at the November 2011 election.
2. What other antediluvian views does he hold?
Prosser is also a card-carrying Climate Change Denier, believes we should ban the burqa, and identifies as a "genuine freedom-loving, gonad-equipped, libertarian go-getter[s]".
See answer to question 1.
Feel free to discuss Mr Prosser's early attempt at the coveted title of Most Sexist MP in Our Current Parliament in comments, including, if you have access to the PDF ($26 to buy!!) sharing more quotes for our enlightenment and correction.
UPDATE: Tallulah at The Lady Garden is suggesting a pigtail protest, along with knee socks and lollipops, which sounds like fun. What say you?