- May 9, 2012
It no doubt escapes the notice of the aristos and capitalists, most of whom are married to decorative ladies who know little of work, but the wives of the working classes bear the same burdens, and often earn the same wages as their menfolk. And I know from personal experience, are as politically astute, or more so, as those menfolk. It is only simple justice that they have the vote.
Dirk Hendrickx Minister of Health and Welfare and Minister of State for Brussels
I suppose I should inform my mother and her friends that their work helping the poor through various charities is not real work and they should stop immediately. These attempts to cause strife between social classes are pointless when it is clear that all people contribute to the country's well-being, just in different ways.
Suffrage Amendment: Aye