Hillary Harassed by Sexists Saying "Iron My Shirt"
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I woke up this morning, turned on the computer, opened my web browser and this is the first headline that I saw: Protesters ask Clinton to Iron Shirts.
Thatâ€™s how you know itâ€™s going to be a good day.
Hillary Rodham Clintonâ€™s campaign stop was interrupted Monday when two men stood in the crowd and began screaming, â€œIron my shirt!â€ during one of her final appearances before the New Hampshire primary.
Clinton, a former first lady running to become the nationâ€™s first female president, laughed at the seemingly sexist protest that suggested a womanâ€™s place is doing the laundry and not running the country.
â€œAh, the remnants of sexism â€” alive and well,â€ Clinton said to applause in a school auditorium.
The two men were removed from the hall after raising a pair of signs that said, â€œIron my shirt!â€ They also shouted the same slogan. [. . .]
â€œAs I think has been abundantly demonstrated, I am also running to break through the highest and hardest glass ceiling,â€ she said.
Clinton later joked about the incident as she invited questions.
â€œIf thereâ€™s anyone left in the auditorium who wants to learn how to iron a shirt, Iâ€™ll talk about that,â€ she said with a smile.
Oh, really AP reporter Philip Elliot? The protest was seemingly sexist? Wow, I didnâ€™t see that one coming. After all, these things can be so hard to tell.