15 Infuriatingly sexist quotes about female politicians

Now that the 2016 election season is here with a few prominent female presidential candidates in the mix, we can expect to hear an onslaught of sexist and totally inappropriate comments fired their way. Sadly, it won’t be surprising considering the long history our country has of people in the media and other political figures not respecting female candidates in the same way as their male counterparts. It seems that comments about their family life, bodies, sexuality, hairstyles and marriage are all under scrutiny in a way that a male candidate’s would not be. Let’s take a look at some more egregious examples from the last few years of prominent figures saying sexist things about female political candidates.

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