Well, here’s something:
Obama on tampons being taxed in some states as luxury items: “I suspect it’s because men were making the laws when those taxes were passed"
— Elise Foley (@elisefoley) January 15, 2016
— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) January 15, 2016
This really happened. https://t.co/aexVrrWl2V
— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) January 15, 2016
Um, yeah. It did (starts around the 45:30 mark):
Nilsen: Now, something that’s really important to me — and my audience — is women’s health. And recently, I was shocked to learn that pads, tampons, and other menstrual products are taxed as luxury goods in over, in 40 states. And I don’t know anyone who has a period that thinks it’s a luxury, because it’s-
Obama: I think that’s fair to say. Michelle would agree with you on this.
Nilsen: Yes! Because it’s something that’s part of our everyday lives and is really crucial to our health as women. And so, I want to know, why do these items continue to be taxed?
Obama: I have to tell you, I have no idea why states would tax these as luxury items. I suspect it’s cuz men were making the laws when those taxes were passed.
Hot take, Mr. President!
Wait, what? https://t.co/EOKnukIwHd
— Kemberlee Kaye (@KemberleeKaye) January 15, 2016
Is she really asking Obama about tampons…You get a chance to interview Obama and you ask that…. #YouTubeInterview
— Melvin (@melvin2898) January 15, 2016
So, we've reached that time in history when the president opines on tampons. https://t.co/4oAvlwWqVZ
— Megawatt Herb Drench (@mdrache) January 15, 2016
— Matthew (@Matthops82) January 15, 2016
OMG! SMH https://t.co/vo8Drkbkat
— #NeverTrump (@sdxyz2) January 15, 2016
I beg your pardon? https://t.co/mZQXDM7UTw
— T. Becket Adams (@BecketAdams) January 15, 2016
— Dana Loesch (@DLoesch) January 15, 2016
— Jean (@jks417) January 15, 2016
— Chuck Mason (@ugliestaltarboy) January 15, 2016
This … is Barack Obama. Period.
How low has the presidency sunk?
This low –> https://t.co/eaWL4ddH1V
— Cindy Cooper (@CindyCoops) January 15, 2016