Baby machines, we are.

It’s always nice to see the leaders of this world allowing their sexist side to slip out. Japan’s health minister described women as “birth-giving machines� during a public speech on the declining birthrate this Saturday.
Japanese Health, Labor and Welfare Minister Hakuo Yanagisawa made the comment, which he’s obviously been getting a load of shit for:

“The number of women between the ages of 15 and 50 is fixed. The number of birth-giving machines (and) devices is fixed, so all we can ask is that they do their best per head,�

What I absolutely love is that immediately after making the statement, he says, “Although it may not be so appropriate to call them machines.”
Not so much, Minister, not so much.

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