Democratic Sen. [crscore]Claire McCaskill[/crscore] insists we need to encourage “more men to sometimes just shut the hell up.”
Appearing on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Monday, McCaskill explained, “It’s not that women don’t value your thoughts, it’s just that we don’t value all of them.” (RELATED: Scarborough To McCaskill: ‘Every Single Statement You Make Is Filled With A Barb And An Insult’ [VIDEO])
Claire McCaskill: As one of just twenty women currently serving in the Senate, it’s important to me to encourage more women to run for office. But equally important is encouraging more men to sometimes just shut the hell up. It’s not that women don’t value your thoughts, it’s just that we don’t value all of them. The world doesn’t need your opinion on everything. For example, what women do with their bodies. Hush! Who the next James Bond should be. Zip it! Whether or not it’s pronounced Gif or Gif. Shut up! So as a public service, I made the following list of things women no longer need to hear men’s opinions on. Please take a moment to jot these down: Star Wars, pantsuits, selfies, Shonda Rhimes, curtains, carbs, millennials, body hair removal, religion, gluten, Harry Potter, nut allergies, Star Wars again, all art in general, whether or not to brine the Thanksgiving turkey, and ethics in gaming journalism. If you can control yourself and hold back from further expressing your opinions on any of these topics, we’ll let you keep weighing in on marijuana legalization. But that’s a huge, big if. Thanks so much.
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