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Laura Perrins: Hillary finds a batty new moan. Putting on her make-up is a ‘tax’ on her precious time


The crazy just got a whole lot crazier. The whining from the feminists about how they have never had it so bad starts early in the day, from the moment you ‘have to’ put your make-up on.

The latest gripe is over the ‘hair and make-up tax’ that allegedly puts women at a distinct disadvantage compared to their male colleagues. Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton agrees that having to put make-up on is a ‘daily challenge’ and a ‘tax’ on her precious time that men do not have to pay.

Never mind that most normal women enjoy this and see it as a daily ritual, a time to gather one’s thoughts and contemplate the day ahead. Not so for the sisterhood.

During a Facebook Q&A session, Libby Brittain moaned: ‘Every morning, as my boyfriend zips out the door and I spend 30+ minutes getting ready, I wonder about how the “hair and make-up tax” affects other women — especially ones I admire in high-pressure, public-facing jobs.’

Hillary tells us, ‘Amen, sister – you’re preaching to the choir,’ Hillary replied. ‘It’s a daily challenge. I do the best I can – and as you may have noticed, some days are better than others!’

You could not make it up. Some points of interest: first it is telling that when it suits them liberals use the word tax, the way most people see it as, namely, a burden. First we had the bedroom tax and now the make-up tax.

When the progressives are in government,however, they love tax and taxing people. Nothing makes them feel better and indeed more worthy than lumping people with more tax. Many progressives even tell us they would personally love to pay more tax. Charlotte Church wants to pay more tax, Owen Jones wants to pay more tax although he never did write out the cheque when challenged by Ukip MP Douglas Carswell. Funny that.

But back to this onerous hair and make-up tax. Terrible, is it not, when you have to spend time making yourself presentable to the outside world? Libby is miffed she has to spend thirty minutes ‘getting ready’. If by this she means thirty minutes from bed to out-the-door I believe that is quick. If she means thirty minutes just on make-up, this sounds crazy excessive.

But, of course, it is not obligatory to wear make-up. Hillary does not have to wear it, or do her hair. Hell, she could ditch the whole thing, burn her bra, wear a sack cloth and sandals and I bet millions of simple-minded feminists will still vote for her. It is her call!

In fact, wearing make-up is a bonus for women. We are all – men and women – judged on our appearance. One of the reasons Kennedy beat Nixon is because Kennedy looked so much better in the first TV debates.

The fact that women can improve their appearance considerably with just make-up places them at a distinct advantage over their male colleagues – this is why most women choose to do it! But of course for the feminists they always, always have to see it as a negative. The whole world, armed with an eyeliner pencil and mascara brush, is out to get them. I am surprised they can make it out the door at all.


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