Politician's 'meow' sparks sexism spat

Politician's 'meow' sparks sexism spat

There are 85 comments on the MSNBC story from Jun 1, 2011, titled Politician's 'meow' sparks sexism spat. In it, MSNBC reports that:

'The blokes are allowed to yell, but if a woman stands her ground, you want to make that kind of comment,' Australia's female finance minister says Phil Walter / Getty Images, file Australian Finance Minister Penny Wong, pictured in Cairns, Australia in August 2006, took offense at "meow" comment.

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Since: Apr 11

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#21 Jun 2, 2011
Boner Indian wrote:
I am glad another woman is shown the way to kitchen and make her do what they are good at ::: making chapathis!!!
I honestly think you're an Australian posing as an Indian.
TBA

Caringbah, Australia

#22 Jun 2, 2011
Elias wrote:
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Love to chat but I better Meow the lawn...
well aren't you the cat's pyjamas...
Boner Indian

Australia

#23 Jun 2, 2011
BOSEY wrote:
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I honestly think you're an Australian posing as an Indian.
I am an Indiano!
Elias

Brighton East, Australia

#24 Jun 2, 2011
TBA wrote:
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well aren't you the cat's pyjamas...
You certainly are taking this like a cat on a hot tin roof!
TBA

Caringbah, Australia

#25 Jun 2, 2011
Elias wrote:
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You certainly are taking this like a cat on a hot tin roof!
no need for hiss-teria.
Elias

Brighton East, Australia

#26 Jun 2, 2011
TBA wrote:
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no need for hiss-teria.
Wow and you think you're Purr-fect.
Plague

Sydney, Australia

#27 Jun 2, 2011
dumb asian b!tch.. how can australia allow an ASIAN woman to be a finance minister?No wonder Australia's finances are sh!te!!

“REFUSE ALL IMITATIONS!!”

Since: Jan 11

Australia

#28 Jun 2, 2011
Elias wrote:
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Wow and you think you're Purr-fect.
Or just a whisker short.
Elias

Brighton East, Australia

#29 Jun 3, 2011
The ADELAIDEAN wrote:
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Or just a whisker short.
oops the claws are out!
Bust a Cretin

Houston, TX

#30 Jun 3, 2011
The ADELAIDEAN wrote:
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Or just a whisker short.
You've been CATalogued as BUSTED!!! and a puss in boots.
Elias

Brighton East, Australia

#31 Jun 3, 2011
The ADELAIDEAN wrote:
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Or just a whisker short.
So are you going to respond or has the cat got your tongue?
Beady

France

#32 Jun 3, 2011
Bust a Cretin wrote:
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You've been CATalogued as BUSTED!!! and a puss in boots.
And that is categorical!!!
Elias

Brighton East, Australia

#33 Jun 3, 2011
Beady wrote:
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And that is categorical!!!
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Well you certainly have been a real cat-alyst for change!
HOLE

Minto, Australia

#34 Jun 3, 2011
Elias wrote:
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Well you certainly have been a real cat-alyst for change!
Your head looks like a cats arse!
Beady

France

#35 Jun 3, 2011
Elias wrote:
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Well you certainly have been a real cat-alyst for change!
Cataclysmic.
Elias

Brighton East, Australia

#36 Jun 3, 2011
HOLE wrote:
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Your head looks like a cats arse!
I'd like to educate you with a cat O' 9 tails...
Elias

Brighton East, Australia

#37 Jun 3, 2011
Beady wrote:
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Cataclysmic.
But you have to slow down or it will be cat-osptrophic!

ksf

Since: Aug 07

Perth, Australia

#38 Jun 3, 2011
Elias wrote:
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But you have to slow down or it will be cat-osptrophic!
If it was a crime, it would be a feliny

“REFUSE ALL IMITATIONS!!”

Since: Jan 11

Australia

#39 Jun 3, 2011
ksf wrote:
<quoted text>If it was a crime, it would be a feliny
By an arched enemy?
TBA

Caringbah, Australia

#40 Jun 3, 2011
puss-illanimous responses.

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