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Oregon Politician Said Educated Women Aren't 'Susceptible' To Abuse

Republican candidate for Oregon governor Bud Pierce has apologized for stating that educated women with good jobs are not “susceptible” to abuse. “A woman that has great education and training and a great job is not susceptible to this kind of abuse by men, women or anyone,” Pierce said at a Friday debate with Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) in Portland. The comment was particularly clueless, considering that it came just moments after Brown noted that she was a domestic violence survivor, KGW reports.
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