By far the most awkward moment of the BBC 5Live hustings this morning was Andy Burnham mansplaining about why the time isn’t right for a female Labour leader:
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NC: “Andy Burnham, wouldn’t it be great to have a woman leader?”
AB: “In time. When the time is right.”
[Audience and other candidates gasp]
AB: “When the right candidate comes forward.”
“In time”? “When the time is right”?
Andy Burnham apparently telling us the time is not right for a woman leader. Hmmmmmmm
— Jade (@JadeBotterill) August 25, 2015
Andy Burnham's reply to "wouldn't it be great to have a woman leader?" was "When the time is right"… If not now, when? #labourleadership
— Léonie Mathers (@leoniemathers) August 25, 2015
When the time is right though, I mean COME ON.
— Kate McCann (@KateEMcCann) August 25, 2015
The time is never right for Andy Burnham. I do know that much.
— Victoria Freeman (@make_trouble) August 25, 2015
andy burnham, asked if labour should have a female leader: "when the time is right"
that's about 50 times before you'll ever be leader m8.
— aoife-grace moore. (@aoifegracemoore) August 25, 2015
Everyday Andy Burnham sexism…