Can I fulfil my duties as a father and a ____? Is that a sexist question?"Could I fulfil my duties as a mother and an MP?
Being a politician is very time consuming and involves a lot of time from home. Just as my job does. I don't think it is invalid to ask if I can fulfil my duties if I am not home with the kids giving them what they need.
Look, the sexism endured by Thatcher is pretty well documented. Instead of posting your questions here, why not type them into google?? Thatcher is not a member of the Australian govt which is what this thread is about.
Maybe that was sexist of him to say such a thing???Oakeshott says he has a fear of political life invading his already scarce family time, and that largely defines his approach to productivity boosting gadgets.
“I have four young children under seven and technology does keep you on 24/7 if you let it,” he says. “I have had to actively manage technology, particularly in the last 18 months, in making sure that I uphold my first job, which is to be a father,” he says.
“Switching things off to allow you to turn your brain on to the job of trying to be a good dad is something I am very conscious of, and something I have to actively make myself do.”
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