Monday, October 22, 2012

Sorry Feminazis: The Wage Gap is BS

In the second debate, Barack Obama repeated this blather about women making 72% of what men make and this isn't the first time. In fact, Barry has been running around the country shooting his mouth off about alleged "wage gap" for the entire campaign. Well, a woman, Diana Furchgott-Roth  blows this idiocy out of the water in a column on NRO's The Corner:

We hear it over and over again: the myth of the wage gap. In Tuesday’s presidential debate, Katherine Fenton asked President Obama what he intended to do about “women making only 72 percent of what their male counterparts earn.”

Just one problem: Women make about 95 percent of what their male counterparts earn, if the male counterparts are in the same job with the same experience.

And the reasons why they "only" make 95 percent of what their male counterparts in the same job do? Exactly what you would think:  
Women have unparalleled freedom to choose their fields of study and careers. But many prefer to work part-time in order to combine work and family. Family-friendly jobs with flexible hours pay less than jobs with longer, inflexible hours.

It’s not the glass ceiling that keeps women out of the corner office; it’s a choice of how much time and effort to put into one’s career. The millennials call it “work-life balance.” For men and women, to make it to the corner office requires hours of work and travel and little time for family. That means missed birthdays, football games, and school productions. Women seem to mind missing these events more than men.
The 72% BS is just one of the many ways Barry and other liberals use lies and falsehoods to divide and attempt to conquer groups based on race, sex, income, class etc. Don't fall for the BS. Vote Romney.

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