Female Breadwinners

Emily Arrowood of Media Matters commented on this blatant sexism being regurgitated on Fox News:

Fox Figures: Rise In Female Breadwinners Is A Sign Of Society’s Downfall
Fox’s Erick Erickson: “Look At the Natural World … The Male Typically Is The Dominant Role”

Lou DobbsFox host Lou Dobbs and several Fox contributors — all men — lamented news that a record number of women are now the economic breadwinners of their families. The Fox figures worried about the dissolution of American society and nature.

Pew Research released a study on May 29 which found mothers are the primary or sole breadwinner in a record 40 percent of all American households with minor children. Pew’s report considered both single mothers and married mothers who earned a higher income than their husbands.

On his Fox business program, Dobbs described the Pew study as “showing that women have become the breadwinners in this country, and a lot of other concerning and troubling statistics.” He went on to call the report suggestive of “society dissolv[ing] around us.”

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