Quote of the Day | June 26, 2016

“I get a lot of questions like ‘Are you married?’, ‘Do you have children?’, ‘You look too young.’ ‘You look like a teenager.’ … I don’t want to ever be rude, but I also want to make these men aware that the way they’re treating me is not acceptable. If we want more women in public office, we need to start treating them equally and fairly.”

-Carrie Blumert, a candidate for Oklahoma County commissioner [NewsOK]


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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