This Video Shows How Republican Candidates Talk About Women

The candidates only seem to talk about women when they are related to them.

 

The stakes are high in tonight’s CNN debate among Republican candidates in Las Vegas. It’s the fifth and last GOP debate in 2015, and yet another opportunity for the hopefuls to try to unseat a seemingly unstoppable Donald Trump. He remains at the top of national polls after calling to stop all Muslim immigration.

In the middle of all the discussion about taxes, immigration, and Trump, candidates have somehow avoided a substantive discussion about women. Early on, Planned Parenthood and equal pay came up once, and the candidates pondered which woman would be their choice to grace the $10 bill. Other than that—zilch.

Except, that is, when there is an opportunity to chat about the women in their lives and (the perennial favorite) wives who yell, look pretty, raise kids, and spend their money. No need to go through the last four debates to enjoy these great moments. Watch the supercut above.

 

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