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Why can’t we hear women talking about politics?

By Jean Seaton  

The BBC's Stephanie Flanders is one of the only female pundits

Where have all the women gone? This election has become a woman-free zone. Every time you turn on the TV or tune into Radio 4, it’s chaps, chaps, chaps. We are drowning in chaps. Political chaps, expert chaps, chaps as commentators, psephological chaps counting, historical chaps contextualising, journalist chaps inspecting the tea leaves, philosophical chaps unpicking the meaning. I am all in favour of…

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