Arizona Fires Veterans' Administration Secretary Just For Telling Truth About Ladies And The Rag
This fine specimen of Arizonianinity, Terri Proud, knows what is up with ladies on the frontlines, and that is that they get infections in foxholes. Wait, no,that was Newt Gingrich. Right, here is what Terri Proud, executive assistant to the director of Arizona's Veterans Services department, said: “Women have certain things during the month I’m not sure they should be out there dealing with. I don’t know how to address that topic in a very diplomatic manner.” And now she has been fired, and her boss has resigned, and even Jan Brewer is all up in her lady business, because before Proud was a secretary at some agency, she was a one-term lawmaker who said idiot things about 'bortions, and Jan Brewer had already told Proud's boss not to hire her, and just what kind of Wingnut Welfare for idiots who are too stupid to quality for Koch Cash is Arizona running over there?
Now, we do not want to lose our Feminist Card, but PMS is real, it is a thing, and it is a real thing. (We just like to warn/remind people of that as often as possible, because WE WILL SCREAM AT YOU LIKE A CRACK MOM, which could actually be quite helpful on the front lines.) Also, menstruation is mensy! Also too also, it does not sound like an "executive assistant" has too much policy-making responsibility, HOPEFULLY. But seriously, you grift you a job at Veterans Services, and the first thing you do is open your big dumb wordmaker about how maybe ladies shouldn't be bothering the front lines with their delicate plumbing, teeheehee?
And Colonel Joey Strickland, you have resigned over this, but why exactly did you hire Ms. Proud in the first place (over Brewer's objections)? Was she sooooo much more qualified than every other applicant that nobody else could ever have filed your files and rolled your calls? Or were you trying to bone this pretty lady? (You were probably trying to bone this pretty lady.) And Brewer, why were you so against this in the first place? Is it because you are soooo pro-choice? No, that's not it? Is it because you hate young pretty ladies that Colonel Strickland obviously wants to bone?
It would be irresponsible not to speculate.
Oh right, and now Terri Proud is SO MAD that she was fired just because the newspaper printed a TOTAL LIE, by quoting her, teehee, teehee.
[ArizonaNewsService, via TPM]
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