04 Jul '12, 12am

Are You Ladylike? GOP Senator Will Teach You How | Care2 Causes

Are You Ladylike? GOP Senator Will Teach You How | Care2 Causes

The women of Brooklyn, New York now have the chance to hone their ladylike business skills, and apparently their job prospects, in the hands of a (male) GOP politician. Republican Senator Martin Golden, plans to host a “Business Etiquette and Social Protocol” summit at the end of July in Brooklyn, New York. The event flyer, mailed out with taxpayer money, states that participants in this summer series will learn “Posture, Deportment and the Feminine Presence.” It would be surprising if Betty Friedan and Phyllis Schlafley, female icons in the 1960′s in the United States, did not come to mind when these phrases are employed as a solution to increasing job placement for women. Women will apparently not only learn about how to conjure the “feminine presence” at this event but also how to “sit, stand and walk like a model,” City and State New York reports. The whole event is su...

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