"Like most women, you probably don’t possess the necessary drive, determination and decisiveness that men innately possess. It’s not a personal criticism; it’s a fact of biology. Where, for example, are the great female explorers, mountaineers, warriors, inventors, chefs? Blokes dominate most areas of human endeavour because Nature equipped them with something called testosterone."
Max Tomlinson, a senior advisor to Liberal QLD senator Ian Macdonald to feminist Carole Ford, in response to her piece criticising the lack of female MPs in the new LNP state government.
Tomlinson has stood by his comments in the email to the, in his words, “rabid feminist”, and insists she needs to just “get a life”, criticising her for not being a stay at home mum, like his own wife. (Read the full email, and Tomlinson’s further comments on Crikey)