Canadian politician Christy Clark, who's the Premier of British Columbia, is facing some criticism over her wardrobe choices. The dust-up began on Wednesday when David Schreck, a retired politician and pundit, tweeted: "Is Premier Clark's cleavage revealing attire appropriate for the legislature?" That set off a twitstorm of back and forths, and Schreck's basic defense is, "I've got nothing against cleavage, but there's appropriate dress for appropriate occasions. And I thought the way the premier was dressed was inappropriate for the legislature." Now the Calgary Herald has posted an editorial on the issue. It begins,
"It's not that B.C. Premier Christy Clark was showing an inordinate amount of cleavage in the legislature Wednesday, but she might want to eschew V-neck tops for a style that won't risk compromising her professionalism and stature in the eyes of some."
Indeed she was not showing much (and perhaps it looks even more modest now that we've been exposed to the Stiller/Samberg Deep V-Neck). The editorial suggests that though it might be tempting to forget about this as an isolated incident, we shouldn't because there are other lady politicians who might accidentally make the same mistake: