Yesterday, former longtime Louisiana Republican Party Chair Roger Villere said in an interview that Louisiana Republicans struggled to recruit women candidates for office because women were too emotional. No, really that’s what he said. See for yourself:
“Villere also said female candidates sometimes get tied up in rhetoric and take political attacks more personally than male candidates.”
““The guys, for the most part, let a lot of the vitriol bounce off of them,” Villere said. “You’ll see them attack one another in the morning and then they’re out at a party, kidding around with one another. Whereas the ladies tend to hold a grudge a little longer.””
“Still, Villere said he feels the party is making progress.”
““My whole thought process was: ‘Let’s elect Republicans,’” he said. “And I would like to have a woman, but if I can’t then we’ll go with the men. I’m not going to go with a weak Republican woman who doesn’t […]Read more after the jump.