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WASHINGTON — Back in March, organizers held a fundraiser for Republican Congressman Steve Southerland described as a meeting with Southerland and a "small group of concerned men," according to an invite obtained by BuzzFeed.
The invite goes on to say that attendees should "tell the misses not to wait up" because "the after dinner whiskey and cigars will be smooth & the issues to discuss are many."
Southerland is running for re-election in Florida against Democrat Gwen Graham.
"Good men sitting around discussing & solving political & social problems over fine food & drink date back to the 12th Century with King Arthur’s Round Table," the invitation said.
Well, of course there won't be any solving of political and social problems if women are in the room. They'll just keep on interruptin' with their girl talk about how all this stuff makes them feel. No, what you need to get shit done is lots of testosterone. And tobacco. And booze. And to be living in 1950.
Gee, I can't imagine why American women think that the Republican party is "intolerant," "lacking in compassion," and "stuck in the past."
Originally posted to Joan McCarter on Thu Sep 04, 2014 at 03:02 PM PDT.