LANSING (WWJ) – One candidate’s idea to eliminate sexual harassment in the workplace would be to elect women only.

“Who can you trust most not to show you their penis in a professional setting? That would be the candidate who doesn’t have one,” said Dana Nessel, who is hoping to be nominated as the Democratic candidate for Michigan’s Attorney General.

Fed up with allegations of sexual harassment in the workplace, Nessel noted that most of the perpetrators are men, saying sex scandals rarely ever involve women.

“If you get more women in office, if you get more women in positions of authority, you’re less likely to have issues where someone is pulling out their penis at an inappropriate time in the the workplace,” Nessel told WWJ’s Charlie Langton. “I’m not saying that all men harass and I’m certainly not saying that women are incapable of sexually harassing, but I know from many years serving as an assistant prosecutor prosecuting sex crimes, honestly, the vast, vast majority of those cases do involve men. So I thought that point needed to be made.”

In an ad promoting her candidacy, Nessel seems to substitute the word “man” with “penis.” While she admits the ad might be attention grabbing, she says it doesn’t change her message.

“It is an anatomically correct word. I know that for some reason, it seems to be offensive to some people but it really is just a part of the human anatomy for males,” she said. “Yes, this is tongue-in-cheek. But again, it was to mirror something that is unfortunately a reality that we’re facing and that we’re hearing about all day, every day.”

Nessel said ultimately, there’s a need for more women in elected office.

“The fact of the matter is this, in Michigan only 20 percent of our legislature is comprised of women. We know that the fewer women you have in positions of authority, the more likely you are to see this type of abuse. It just doesn’t happen nearly as much when you have women in positions of power,” she said. “And we need to have equal representation. I think we would see a lot less of these sex scandals if we did.”

Comments (98)
  1. Lynn Wood says:

    Well, looks like the new qualification for office will a penectomy.

    1. I understand this position for DEMOCRATS!!! (Hollywood, Media, congressmen – high, high majority are of ONE political group and this all controlled by the LIBERAL media!) And they OKAY’d Clinton’s rapes!

  2. Scott Snadow says:

    Identity politics at its finest.

  3. Jason Jones says:

    Sure, females never sexually harass anyone. Especially not their underage students.

    1. Lane Crystal says:

      Exactly, Jason. Look at all of the female middle-school and high school teachers who have had sex with their VERY young students. If all of these teachers were male, a national emergency would be declared.

  4. This all started when we allowed women to vote, and work outside of the home..

    1. David Moore says:

      That dad-gummed pesky 19th Amendment… Right, Flynn?!? B-P-K!!! Barefoot, Pregnant, and in the Kitchen! Oh well…

  5. No, No, No…..just don’t vote for the Democrat !

  6. Is this from the Onion or just another unfubby SNL skit?

  7. Tony Lewis says:

    By her logic, given the overwhelming number of cases of female teachers raping young male students…women should not be allowed to be teachers?

  8. All anyone has to do is google the list of female teachers that have abused students to see that it has nothing to do with gender.

  9. Stop electing women who’s periods render them incapable of rational judgment. Women are the new fascists.

  10. Yeah, but they are a lot more likely to show your their vagina.

  11. The woman is as big of a slime ball as the men she hates.

  12. Rick Taylor says:

    From what I see; most politicians are dix or kunz.

  13. A sexist idiot who doesn’t even realize what they said, Too funny. Qualifications….now there’s an idea. We have 535 incompetent self aggrandizing louts now, gender is of no consecquence.

  14. Curtis Lund says:

    Keep it up ladies and then wonder why it gets harderc and harder to find a good paying job? Every Male CEO and business owner is looking at all this sexual harrassment BS and seriously rethinking hiring a woman for any available positions at their companies and wondering if and when they will be next. Don’t forget ladies it is still a man’s world!!!

  15. Ethan Wayne says:

    Wait, so instead we have to see your nasty sag bags? Pass.

  16. Hal Slusher says:

    Always make excuses for Democrats who rape pillage and grope

  17. Bill Smith says:

    I resemble that remark…

  18. Joe Daigle says:

    Come on now – women have been bending over and flashing everything since God gave them legs. But still, we gave you the right to vote and hold office. We didn’t hold your sexuality against you. Not all men are like liberals, who sexually assault women and blame the Republicans.

  19. David Davis says:

    “Women in positions of power wont use it to take sexual advantage”, gee I guess thats why we have so many female teachers getting it on with their students!

  20. Great, let’s make it Ivanka !

  21. Ed Peska says:

    Yep, identity politics. Hmmm, I guess she hates those transgender candidates also!! The left, wants to be all inclusive, by excluding those they don’t like. Laughable,

  22. Chuck Yates says:

    With liberal women raping our children in our school’s and they come out with this sexist bull? Please!

  23. Mark Veltri says:

    She just lost ALOT of votes.

  24. How can you be sure Dana won’t show you her’s?

  25. This woman should get the Pelosi Open Mouth And Out Comes Stupid Award.

  26. wait so when one group commits more crime then others it’s ok to stereotype. interesting..

  27. Chuck Caputo says:

    For this discriminatory comment this woman who obviously has mental problems should immediately be removed from the ballot…it is unfair to say all men are guilty of sexual harrassment….get a life insane woman…get diagnosed for whatever your problem is.

  28. Might the reason for that “vast, vast majority” be that Men do not Hate women when they see their boobs or their butt? Women can and do get away with it “in a professional setting” every day.

  29. Les Griffin says:

    I guess Hillary won’t be running….

  30. Wow. A campaign ad for Bradley Manning and Bruce Jenner.

  31. Steve Grant says:

    If this premise were reversed……the fems would go ballistic.

  32. Frank Muller says:

    The liberal insanity continues. And what about trannys? Being a woman is just a state of mind remember.

  33. They don’t need a crank. They have always been flashing their boobs and legs.

  34. iratenate says:

    Betting she keeps hers in her desk drawer…

  35. Andy Snyder says:

    Stupidity and moronic thought at it’s worse. This would be an automatic NO vote if I lived in MIchigan. What a nasty woman!

  36. Any candidate who would “approve this message” does not have the sense of decorum that I want in an Attorney General.

    Any candidate who insults men like this ought to have to survive on the radical feminist’s vote alone; and that, fortunately, is still a losing proposition.

    Any candidate who runs an ad like this is not demonstrating a good balance of public values and does not belong in high office.

  37. John Oakman says:

    Sooo Mooshell need not apply??

  38. Leo Rodolfo says:

    So, I’m gonna assume a b j is out of the question, huh babe?

  39. Hummm, I hear about all these female teachers sexually abusing their male students, but what I want to know is where were they back in 1965 when I was 15?? Just born in the wrong era I guess. Dang-it!!

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