Saturday, July 12, 2014

Gender Discrimination by the First Lady in the White House?

From a post at Carpe Diem, here's a table listing all ten of the staff to Michelle Obama (because the first lady needs a staff of 10, right?) and their yearly salaries:

Employee
Salary
Michelle obama’s 100% Female staff
Vrazilek, Lauren
$42,420.00
DEPUTY ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF CORRESPONDENCE FOR THE FIRST LADY
Brooks, Jordan
$50,500.00
SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE CHIEF OF STAFF TO THE FIRST LADY
Freshwater, Margaret
$50,500.00
DIRECTOR OF CORRESPONDENCE FOR THE FIRST LADY
Jones, Kristin
$55,550.00
PERSONAL AIDE TO THE FIRST LADY AND EAST WING OPERATIONS COORDINATOR
Rosholm, Joanna
$70,700.00
PRESS SECRETARY TO THE FIRST LADY
Jarvis, Kristen
$85,000.00
DEPUTY SENIOR ADVISOR AND DIRECTOR OF EXTERNAL RELATIONS FOR THE FIRST LADY
Mokros, Andrea
$103,000.00
SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR THE FIRST LADY
Gonzalez, Maria
$130,000.00
SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS FOR THE FIRST LADY
Winter, Melissa
$132,000.00
DEPUTY ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND SENIOR ADVISOR TO THE FIRST LADY
Tchen, Christina
$172,200.00
ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF OF STAFF TO THE FIRST LADY


Yep, that's right: all ten are females.  In the world of employment law, that ratio is definitely evidence of gender discrimination.  But the liberal Obama Administration and their progressive supporters couldn't be sexist or racist, could they?