On Tuesday The Slot published a telling video of John Kasich from his 1999 presidential campaign talking about his so-called “values”:  “You know what the values tell you? Why are you 15 years old and letting some boy take advantage of you?” says Kasich. “You shouldn’t be doing that.”

The Slot’s writer follows up nicely with some of Kasich’s recent anti-woman antics:

“It’s an old and exhausting idea: teenage boys are responsible for exploring their sexuality, and girls are responsible for keeping their legs together. In fact, Kasich has a record of supporting legislation that punishes women for being sexually active. In his time as governor of Ohio, Kasich signed every restriction on abortion and family planning that crossed his desk. And, even though he is publicly supportive of the rights of rape victims to receive abortion services, in 2014, Kasich signed a budget that included a “gag rule,” which forbade state-funded rape crisis counselors from referring survivors to abortion clinics. The budget also stripped funding from Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers”

Sadly, the above description provides only a brief history of Kasich’s misogyny on the campaign trail and in office.  The actual list is quite long.

For example, a few weeks ago he asked a women if she had ever been on a diet and then described all the likely occasions when she cheated on her diet.

It seems each and every week Kasich is caught making similarly disparaging remarks about women – very often directly to their faces.

Here’s a short list of all the women Kasich has insulted in recent memory:

Please stay tuned as we continue to update this list with Kasich’s latest anti-female rants.

 
  • Susan Riley

    I don’t think we need to worry about Kasich becoming the Republican nominee, let alone President. Perhaps when his term as Governor is up, he can time travel back to the 50’s and do stand-up comedy.

  • sufferingsuccatash

    The latest mysogynistic incident that Kasich has covertly masterminded is how his administration has crafted the bill that seeks to defund Planned Parenthood in the state. His attacks on women, especially minority, working poor, and single mothers have culminated in this draconian bill to limit women’s (and men’s) healthcare. A classless, sanctimonious mediocrity who believes that imperiling women’s health and limiting women’s healthcare choices is God’s will. He is as threatening a force to women as the religious zealots and renegades who threaten the individuals who use and deliver the services at those healthcare facilities.

  • robingee

    what a delightful asshole

  • robingee

    “Women burning the roast, am I right?”

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