QUESTION: "In what new ways do you intend to rectify the inequalities in the workplace, specifically regarding females making only 72 percent of what their male counterparts earn?"
ROMNEY: "Important topic, and one which I learned a great deal about, particularly as I was serving as governor of my state. I ran the — the state of Massachusetts as a governor, to the extent any governor does" *
"In my state I had the — the chance to pull together a Cabinet and all the applicants seemed to be men .”
"I went to a number of women’s groups."
"We took a concerted effort to go out and find women who had backgrounds that could be qualified to become members of our cabinet. "
"I recognized that if you’re going to have women in the workforce, that sometimes they need to be more flexible.
We’re going to have to have employers in the new economy, in the economy I’m going to bring to play, that are going to be so anxious to get good workers they’re going to be anxious to hire women. . . I’m going to help women in America get — get good work " *
*All actual Mitt Romney quotes from the second presidential debate.
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THE FIVE POINT PLAN TO QUALIFY FOR ROMNEY'S CABINET
A cartoon paneled answer to the question of what Mitt Romney's staffers meant when they said that no qualified women applied to be part of his cabinet.
Artwork by Cojo "Art Juggernaut"
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