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February 28, 2014


Democrats Turn Sexist Remarks Into Fundraising Tools

"In the past few months, Republicans have called Wendy Davis, a Democratic candidate for Texas governor, 'Abortion Barbie,' likened Alison Lundergan Grimes, a Senate candidate from Kentucky, to an 'empty dress,' criticized Hillary Rodham Clinton's thighs, and referred to a pregnant woman as a 'host," the New York Times reports.

"Democrats do not just get mad when they hear those words. They cash in."

"In fact, they are trying to find even more examples by tracking Republican opponents, their surrogates and conservative news media personalities, then blasting their comments out to supporters to build voter lists and drum up donations, casting aside the well-worn advice to shrug off sexist comments lest they draw attention to gender over issues."














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