Saturday, July 13, 2013

How The New Ohio Budget Affects Your Vagina

Surrounded by six male officials, Ohio Gov. John Kasich (left) signed a state budget that includes severe restrictions on women's access to an abortion. In the following satirical video, Cleveland comedian Mike Polk Jr., playing Kasich, explains to "Stacy" the hoops she has to jump through before undergoing the procedure. "Kasich" states that the new requirements are the result of "Old, white Republican men helping Ohio's women decide what to do with their vaginas since we egregiously gerrymandered the state in 2010." After "Stacy" surrenders and gives birth, she tells "Kasich," "I can't afford to feed this baby." "Kasich" leaves abruptly, muttering, "That's not our problem." Watch:

(h/t: Best of the Left Podcast)

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