Botswana President Seeks Wife: Short, Fat Women Need Not Apply

Kim Conte

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Caving to tribal tradition, President Ian Khama of Botswana, 57, has dispatched his presidential aides to find him a suitable wife ASAP. However, he has made it very clear that not just any woman will do.

At a political party meeting, he said that to be a potential wife, a woman had to be "tall, slim, and beautiful." In case there was any confusion, he singled out a shorter, plumper government minster and said:

"I don't want one like this one. She may fail to pass through the door, breaking furniture with her heavy weight and even break the vehicle's shock absorbers."

Ladies, I challenge you to try and hold yourself back from this great catch.

Do you the President's comments were sexist and uncalled for?

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