The colourful Godfrey Bloom has been at it again! Has he passed the ‘fruitcake’ test? We should be told!
This time alleging discrimination. Against men!:
Never one to mince his words, UKIP’s economic spokesman, Godfrey Bloom is in the headlines again – this time for saying that employers were discriminating against men in favour of less-qualified women.
The MEP for Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire said that employers were “prejudiced” against men. Read on…
Now the Express wades in:
UK INDEPENDENCE Party (Ukip) senior figures Godfrey Bloom and Stuart Wheeler have been caught in a ‘sexism’ row after speaking about women’s roles at work.
Ukip MEP Mr Bloom has accused employers of being prejudiced towards men and preferring less qualified female workers.
The European Parliament member claimed male employees are ‘disadvantaged’ in the public sector and females who aren’t as skilled are more likely to get promoted.
The 63-year-old added that women in the armed forces were allowed to pass courses because examiners did not ‘have the bottle’ to fail them.
The comments from Mr Bloom come a week after the Ukip faced a barrage of criticism for saying Britain should not send aid to “bongo bongo land”. Read on…
This piece in the Guardian, spotted with our thanks once again to’ a regular reader’, should at least provide some amusement for readers: