[Content Note: Misogyny.]

So, Republican Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant said today that working moms are responsible for US educational failures. Ha ha of course they are.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R) said Tuesday that America's educational troubles began when women began working outside the home in large numbers.

Bryant was participating in a Washington Post Live event focused on the importance of ensuring that children read well by the end of third grade. In response to a question about how America became "so mediocre" in regard to educational outcomes, he said: "I think both parents started working. And the mom is in the work place."
Yes, women working is a terrible thing blah blah yawn.

I especially love this dinosaur scat being dragged across the carpet of public school education, given that nearly 80% of full- and part-time public school teachers in the US are women, most of whom are also mothers.

Well, Governor Bryant, I guess we could send all of those teachers back to their kitchens, but, gee, then you'd have to replace them with men and actually pay teachers what they're worth, and I know how much Republicans hate paying teachers. WHAT A CONUNDRUM.

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