Regardless of your alliance to Team Bernie or Team Hillary, I think that most left-leaning women will agree that the pay gap is real. Scrolling through my Facebook feed, I was delighted to see that Bernie Sanders was acknowledging, albeit in a small way, that Latina women make the least amount of money (as compared to any other race or gender) in the United States.
It shouldn’t have surprised me, when reading through the comments, that there were #wagegaptruthers making a stink over this image. What did surprise me, however, was that it seemed that Bernie supporters were the majority of the affronted. There was also the odd white woman making statements denying the wage gap and one particular comment that was along the lines of, “but illigals, glargh, dont derserve the same money as true ‘Muricans *fart*”.
Here are screen grabs of some of the enlightened commentary: