Now keep in mind her ignorant ass gets equal pay for her job as a state rep.
Marsha Blackburn: Women 'Don't Want' Equal Pay Laws
Representative, Tennessee, District 7
Republican congresswoman Marsha Blackburn said on Sunday that women "don't want" equal pay laws.
During a roundtable discussion on NBC's Meet The Press, former White
House advisor David Axelrod asked if she would support a law promoting
workplace gender equality. Blackburn responded:
"I think that more important than that is making certain that women
are recognized by those companies. You know, I’ve always said that I
didn’t want to be given a job because I was a female, I wanted it
because I was the most well-qualified person for the job. And making
certain that companies are going to move forward in that vein, that is
what women want. They don’t want the decisions made in Washington. They
want to be able to have the power and the control and the ability to
make those decisions for themselves."
Blackburn voted against
the 2009 Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, a landmark bill for women's
rights in the workplace. The law makes it easier for women to file wage
discrimination suits against employers. She also voted against the Paycheck Fairness Act of 2009.
Blackburn is hardly the only female politician to oppose laws aimed
at discouraging the gender wage gap. In 2012, a new Paycheck Fairness
Act failed in the Senate
after receiving nay votes from Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas), Lisa
Murkowski (R-Alaska), Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) and Susan Collins
The gender pay gap has expanded in recent years. In 2012, women earned approximately 80.9% of what men earned. According to a recent analysis, the average U.S. woman now stands to lose out on $443,000 over 40 years.
So much fail from one woman.