Harriet Harman the deputy leader of the Labour Party who is also the Equalities Minister, said yesterday, "I don't agree with all-male leaderships. I think it is a thoroughly bad thing to have a men-only leadership."
Everyone has villified her, but I support her, not because I am a rabid feminist but because I suspect that what she is groping for in a socially illiterate way is a model for leadership that is based on the complimentary roles of a man and woman, especially these dark times for the party. Obviously she is not saying anything as crass as women are better, the would be "unequal".
Isn't what she is really saying, "The Labour Party needs a mum and a dad"?
Now, I look forward to her applying the same criteria to the bringing up of children and to adoption.