That parlance is not legitimate

The Post also reports on BoJo’s casual everyday sexism along with his everyday everythingelseism besides.

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has a habit of putting his foot in his mouth.

He once described Hillary Clinton as “a sadistic nurse in a mental hospital” with “dyed blond hair and pouty lips, and a steely blue stare.” He said Barack Obama is “part-Kenyan” with an “ancestral dislike” of Britain. He joked about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “having relations” with a goat.

Check check check – sexism, racism, xenophobia.

And in Parliament on Tuesday, he referred to Emily Thornberry, the shadow foreign secretary for the opposition Labour Party, as Lady Nugee. Nugee is the last name of Thornberry’s husband, Christopher.

What does it say when a man ignores what a woman actually calls herself and substitutes the wife-of-man formula? That only men are real people, and women are just belongs-to-man shadows of real people.

That comment prompted a sharp admonition from the speaker of the House of Commons, who deemed it “sexist” and “inappropriate.”

“We do not namecall in this chamber,” John Bercow said to applause from Labour lawmakers. “We do not address people by the titles of their spouses. The shadow foreign secretary has a name, and it is not ‘Lady Something.’ ”

Bercow went on: “It is inappropriate and frankly sexist to speak in those terms, and I am not having it in this chamber. That is the end of the matter. That parlance is not legitimate, and it will not be allowed, and it will be called out.”

But free speech! What about free speech? BoJo has free speech like anyone else doesn’t he?

In response, Johnson said he would like to prostrate himself in front of Bercow and apologized for “any inadvertent sexism or discourtesy that you may have deemed me to have been guilty of.”

Yeah yeah yeah. Sorry if you were Offended, bitch. We know; we’ve heard it before.

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