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In court, ex-VP Walter Mondale defends paying
woman 70% of man´s wages for similar job

Washington Examiner [DC], by Paul Bedard

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Posted By:MissMolly, 4/26/2014 5:14:13 AM

Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a gender-equality champion who picked a woman to run on his 1984 Democratic presidential ticket, has been dragged into federal court to defend paying a woman $30,000 less than a man for virtually the same job. In a case that further undercuts the Democrat´s so-called “War on Women” campaign against Republicans, Mondale on Thursday testified in U.S. District Court in St. Paul that he did pay the woman less than a man when he was the honorary consul general at the Norwegian Consulate in Minnesota from 2008 to 2010. The woman, Ellen Ewald, 55, is suing Norway.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: steveW, 4/26/2014 5:27:47 AM     (No. 9825180)

Without the sycophantic collusion of the corrupt and loathsome Enemedia, there´s no way in hell Obama&Co could get away with pinning a fictitious "war on women" on the GOP. It´s as ludicrous and dishonest a thing as they´ve ever done.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: sternben, 4/26/2014 9:39:10 AM     (No. 9825418)

This will surely be on page 1 of the NY Times./s

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Reply 3 - Posted by: civilservant, 4/28/2014 10:12:33 AM     (No. 9827684)

FTA: "for virtually the same job"

Which in english means it was a TOTALLY different job.

One promoted business ties(between our two nations) which produce tax revenue, one promoted educational ties which drain tax revenues.



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