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GOP lawmaker: 'Men are more motivated' than women

A Republican lawmaker from New Hampshire has finally figured out why women make less than men: They’re not as motivated, they shy away from working nights and weekends, and the ladies definitely don’t like to work outdoors.

State Rep. Will Infantine outlined it all during a speech he gave on a paycheck fairness bill.

“Men, by and large, make more because of some of the things they do,” he said. “Their jobs are, by and large, riskier. They don’t mind working nights and weekends. They don’t mind working overtime or outdoors.”

While his colleagues protested, Infantine responded by saying he got his information straight from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics.

“Women make half of what men do because of flexibility of work, men are more motivated by money than women are,” he said.

He insists though, what he speaks is the truth.

“Guys, I’m not making this stuff up,” he said. “My apologies if I have some people upset.”

Via Talking Points Memo