Ignorant Legislator of the Week: Gov. Phil Bryant

Gov. Phil Bryant

Governor Bryant

Do you know why students in Mississippi struggle with reading proficiency? Because moms work. That was the first answer this week’s Ignorant Legislator of the Week, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant, gave when asked about mediocre educational outcomes at a Washington Post event.

Damn those breadwinning mothers! Perhaps the GOP is bored with the too general war on women and has decided to launch a war on working mothers as well. You can watch the exchange in the below video.

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