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Rep. Steve Pearce, speaking in Las Vegas, Nevada, at Western Republican Leadership Conference, Oct. 19, 2011
'Also, the Bible says each of you should pay me ten bucks.'
And this, children, is why the word "rebranding" has become a comedy catchphrase throughout the political land.
A Republican member of Congress says in a recently released book that a wife is to "voluntarily submit" to her husband, but that it doesn't make her inferior to him.

Rep. Steve Pearce's (R-N.M.) memoir, "Just Fly the Plane, Stupid!" was released last month. Its publication -- and his acknowledgment in the book of the controversial nature of the submission debate -- come as the Republican Party reevaluates how it talks to and about women. [...]

"The wife is to voluntarily submit, just as the husband is to lovingly lead and sacrifice," he writes, citing the Bible. "The husband’s part is to show up during the times of deep stress, take the leadership role and be accountable for the outcome, blaming no one else."

Got that, menfolk? The women have to submit, and in exchange you have to "show up" during stressful times. Quite the burden you've set for yourselves.

Can't imagine why American women are skeptical of this lot. No clue at all.

Originally posted to Hunter on Wed Jan 22, 2014 at 01:58 PM PST.

Also republished by New Mexico Kossaks, This Week in the War on Women, and Daily Kos.

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