What kind of world are we living in? Equal pay for equal work is a no-brainer…except apparently if you’re a Miss USA contestant from Utah! The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act was the first bill signed into law by President Obama. For more on TEA/GOP misogyny, CLICK HERE.
21-year-old Miss Utah Marissa Powell was asked by Judge NeNe Leakes
“A recent report shows that in 40 percent of American families with children, women are the primary earners, yet they continue to earn less than men. What does it say about society?”
Powell struggled, “I think we can relate this back to education, and how we are continuing to try to strive … to …”
“Figure out how to create jobs right now. That is the biggest problem right now. I think, especially the men are … um … seen as the leaders of this, and so we need to see how to … create education better. So that we can solve this problem. Thank you.”
Create education better. Indeed.
Watch the video here: