Last night Guido stood in solidarity with the shunned female journalists of the Lobby. After No.10 explained Dave and Nick only granted questions to men at yesterday’s mid-term review because none of the political editors in attendance were female, we named and shamed the chauvinist Mirror and New Statesman as having no female Lobby hacks between them. Guido’s feminist allies agreed:
— Isabel Oakeshott (@IsabelOakeshott) January 7, 2013
— Alex Forrest (@_alexforrest) January 7, 2013
— Gaby Hinsliff (@gabyhinsliff) January 7, 2013
— Sonia Purnell (@soniapurnell) January 7, 2013
The usual suspects were still stuck in their old ways however:
My apologies. Apparently @GuidoFawkes does not have a lobby pass. Also, he is a woman called Irene.
— Helen Lewis (@helenlewis) January 7, 2013