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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SIX TRUTHS

Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

Truth #2: Team Reality is bigger than it seems.

Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

Truth #4: When we go to work, we're in the fight.

Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

Truth #6: The only thing that can save us is…us.

Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

And if you think journalism like Mother Jones'—that calls it like it is, that will never acquiesce to power, that looks where others don't—can help guide us through this historic, high-stakes moment, and you're able to right now, please help us reach our $350,000 goal by October 31 with a donation today. It's all hands on deck for democracy.

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