DUP leader Arlene Foster accused of ‘trivialising women in politics’ after describing Michelle O’Neill as ‘blonde’

DUP leader Arlene Foster has been accused of “trivialising women in politics” after referring to Sinn Féin’s northern leader Michelle O’Neill as “blonde” when asked to sum her up in one word in an interview.

Asked about what word she would most associate with several Sinn Féin politicians, Mrs Foster hesitated when questioned about the party’s northern leader, saying: “I don’t want to be sexist because I can’t…”

More information: http://www.irishnews.com/news/2017/05/15/news/dup-leader-arlene-foster-accused-of-trivialising-women-in-politics-after-describing-michelle-o-neill-as-blonde–1026146/

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