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Laura Kuenssberg just does her job—why does society hate ambitious women?

The BBC political editor told me last year she was sorry about the abuse I received. How saddening that she now needs her own bodyguard

By Gina Miller  

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn (centre) talks with BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg, whilst watched by advisor Seamus Milne, after an interview at the Labour Party annual conference, at the Brighton Centre, Brighton. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/PA Images

“Sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me” has been a stock response to verbal bullying since the 1860s. It may be a little antiquated but it is one of the phrases I have often encouraged women to take courage from, as I have given talks up and down the country. I have talked of standing fast and being…

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