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Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 750
# 13
11-18-2012, 12:03 AM
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Originally Posted by stofsk View Post
This is such a bone-headed reason why I am not sure how to respond to it. I mean come on, if they were really that sexist they wouldn't have gone with a female captain anyway.
It wasn't about them being sexist, it was about them being afraid to offend sexist members of the television viewing audience.

"Oh yes we can have a female captain, but we musn't send the message that a woman can handle the command of a ship without a man by her side."