Last week, Julia Gillard, Australia's first female prime minister, gave an epic speech about sexism in front of the House of Representatives. The 15-minute video, in which she delivers a confrontational and impassioned smackdown of opposition leader Tony Abbott's history of misogyny went viral, and Gillard made international headlines. Good Morning America didn't cover the story. And that's totally fine. There's only so much room within the two-hour time slot, there's a lot of domestic news to cover, and Gillard simply hasn't been a running topic on the morning show in the two years since she assumed office—that is, until this morning. When they covered her footwear.
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