‘Let them eat cake’ backlash after MP’s anti-feminist comments

Conservative MP Philip Davies has provoked an online backlash after criticising the “benefits women have compared to men”.

Speaking at the Justice for Men and Boys party’s conference, he said: “feminist zealots really do want women to have their cake and eat it”.

The comments prompted many women to tweet photos of themselves eating cake with the hashtag #letthemeatcake.

His remarks were also condemned by opposition MPs.

Hannah Martin posted: “There’s no calming down this Madeira, thanks to Philip Davies MP,” and Emily Buchanan wrote: “My cake’s crumbling like the patriarchy.”

Read on… http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-37059193

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