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Sexism: German Style

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Take a look at a classy, classy billboard being used the campaign for the German elections.

The billboard features Chancellor Angela Merkel and Vera Lengsfeld (both from the conservative CDU party) and show both women wearing low cut dresses and revealing ample cleavage.

The election placards were put out by Lengsfeld, 57, who is running an a longshot, leftist riding. Merkel was not consulted about the billboards.

The slogan of the poster, written across their breasts, reads. “we’ve got more to offer.”

Really?

That’s the best they’ve got?

While Lengsfeld was most likely attempting to be cheeky and provocative (she has had 17,000 hits to her website) it’s unfortunate that she’s chosen to use female sex appeal to reach potential voters.

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  1. Pingback: Sexism: German Style « electmorewomen blog

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