THE DEATH OF THE BASTARD DEFENSE

I laughed when I read this one. According to the Financial Times, the ‘Bastard defence’ is no longer permissible due to stricter sexism laws. What is the ‘Bastard defence’?

‘Employers will no longer be able to defend themselves against sexual discrimination claims by arguing they are equally offensive to all staff, under new regulations to be introduced tomorrow.

Somewhere in there is a Dilbert cartoon.

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