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Macholand?

Postby GregB » October 28th, 2017, 8:56 am

Spain is thought to be a male-dominated society, but two high-ranking members of the government are women (and attractive ones at that!) The first photo is of the Deputy Prime Minister (the second highest government office), Soraya Saenz de Santamaria:
http://s04.s3c.es/imag/_v0/665x400/5/3/ ... -665-2.jpg

The second one is of the Minister of Defence, Maria Dolores de Cospedal:
http://www.ejercitos.org/wp-content/upl ... 78x500.jpg

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Re: Macholand?

Postby Sprocket » October 28th, 2017, 9:01 am

Cor! A bit of an improvement on Frau Merkel and Mrs May, cosmetically!
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Re: Macholand?

Postby GregB » October 28th, 2017, 9:48 am

Indeed! And bear in mind that the party in government, el Partido Popular, is a conservative party!
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Re: Macholand?

Postby sarniajoy » October 28th, 2017, 10:43 am

Some bloke's brains appear to be situated in their nether regions! :roll:
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Re: Macholand?

Postby Pondero » October 28th, 2017, 11:10 am

Sarniajoy wrote:Some bloke's brains appear to be situated in their nether regions! :roll:


Such approval of beauty is not sexual Sarniajoy, but an expression of romance.Men's minds are not always in the gutter of lust.
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Re: Macholand?

Postby sarniajoy » October 28th, 2017, 1:39 pm

Pondero wrote:
Sarniajoy wrote:Some bloke's brains appear to be situated in their nether regions! :roll:


Such approval of beauty is not sexual Sarniajoy, but an expression of romance.Men's minds are not always in the gutter of lust.


Tell that to those sexually harassed by the creep Weinstein!
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Re: Macholand?

Postby GregB » October 28th, 2017, 1:46 pm

What's the problem with calling attention to the attractiveness of those two female politicians? They are, as well, supremely intelligent and their public discourses and contributions in the Spanish parliament are eloquent, often brilliant, and put many men there in the shade.

As for Weinstein, his disgusting behaviour has nothing to do with the topic of this thread.
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Re: Macholand?

Postby GregB » December 19th, 2017, 8:35 am

In the same vein as my opening post, here is the candidate for the centre-right Ciutadans (Citizens) party in this Thursday's elections here in Catalonia, Inés Arrimadas:
https://cdn.20m.es/img2/recortes/2017/1 ... 44-629.jpg
She's a lawyer and business consultant by profession.
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Re: Macholand?

Postby Lyn » December 19th, 2017, 3:15 pm

She looks really pretty in a girl-next-door sort of way. 'Nice' and good!

Soraya looks like a film star, Maria like a TV star.

Sarnie's comment was undoubtedly provoked by the comparison to Mrs Merkel and Mrs May, unfavourable to them due to their ages and looks.
I agree has nowt to do with Weinstein but one can imagine someone like him making similar comments about women.
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