A bus driver told Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard to get on a separate bus from other Government leaders after mistaking her for one of their partners during the recent Pacific Forum, TVNZ has reported. [...]
An anonymous police source told TVNZ a bus driver stopped Ms Gillard as she was getting on the bus with other leaders and told her to get on a bus with their partners.
It said the mistake was cleared up when an aide told the bus driver he was talking to the Australian Prime Minister.
Well, this is nothing if not timely. Last week I had a discussion with a male friend who insisted that after all these years of “Wimminslib” things couldn’t possibly still be different for women. Think this will set him straight?