CNN Uncovers Audio of Bill Shine’s Wife Darla Suggesting Military Women Should Expect Harassment
Darla Shine, the wife of former Fox News executive and current White House deputy chief of staff for communications Bill Shine, once suggested women in the military should expect sexual harassment.
During a 2009 episode of her radio show unearthed by CNN’s KFile, Shine admitted she was “sexist.”
“And you know what, I’m the first person to admit I’m sexist. I don’t think that girls should play on the boys’ high school team. I don’t think that the girls should be — I think it’s insanity that there are feminists who are stupid enough to fight to go to combat. Are you kidding me?” Shine opined.
Then, she said this:
Why would you want to go die on the front line? You have to be an idiot. And why on earth would you fight to go on the submarine ship for months on end? You know there was just a story with these girls, these women who are upset that they are sexually harassed in the military. What do you think is going to happen when you go on a submarine for 12 months with 4,000 horny soldiers? I hate to say it, but it’s true. They should not even be allowed. The top military should say, ‘No way, you’re not allowed.’ But you know, but you know the feminists have fought for these rights. It’s so stupid. I don’t know why anybody would want that.”
It was not her only controversial remark made during her “Darla Shine Show,” a radio broadcast, which aired on Talk Radio Network in 2008 and 2009.
She also thinks sunscreen is a hoax and doesn’t mind being called racist when it comes to her views on closing the borders.
“I really do not believe in this whole sunscreen hoax. It just seems ridiculous to me to take your little infant — the number one organ in your body is your skin,” Shine said in a May 2008 episode, “But yet we take these chemicals and slather it all over our little babies’ bodies to be soaked in day after day, sweating into their body. I just can’t think that this is good.”
On borders, she said this: “People can say that I’m a racist and I’m a terrorist or I’m extreme because I want to shut the borders, but right now I’m thinking if we are going to go to a level six, we do need to shut down our borders. We don’t let anyone in and we shouldn’t let anyone out. We should protect our country.”
As Mediaite recently reported, Shine’s wife tweeted about how she couldn’t use the N-word and spread conspiracy theories about black people.
You can watch CNN’s report above and listen to the relevant clips here.
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