Sexist MPs aren't macho. They're pathetic dweebs

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Sexist MPs aren't macho. They're pathetic dweebs

The MPs making obscene gestures at Sarah Champion and other women in the Commons are the backbench nonentities.

There is a scene in Paul Thomas Anderson's Boogie Nights when porn star Rollergirl (played by Heather Graham) is at college, and a male classmate taunts her by making a fellatio gesture. Later on, the classmate is insulting her again and Rollergirl helps to beat him up, memorably stamping her skates on his head. Interesting that even a porn star character is shown to possess a sense of outrage at degrading inappropriate sexual gestures. Perhaps certain British male MPs need to see Boogie Nights for some tips on how to treat female MPs with respect.

We invite you to read the full article published December 7, 2013