Letters to the Editor

May I speak to the woman of the house?

I had a very interesting experience the other night.

I was making calls directed only to women, as part of the Bobbie Rose for Congress campaign. Naturally, I wanted to speak with women, but at times a man answered the phone, so I asked to speak with the woman of the house.

Well, I have to tell you that I thought I lived in a time warp.

I heard things like, "She is not coming to the phone, she is getting our clothes ready for tomorrow ... is Bobbie a Democrat? ... she is not going to vote for her ..."

"But, sir, can she (wife) speak for herself?"

"No, and don't bother her anymore."

Welcome to the 21st century, folks.

Marisa Sherard