Politician insults single mothers

Brand New Malaysian is asking readers to blog and let others know about the politician who insulted single mothers by referring to them as “being horny”. He uttered this word while debating the issue of aid to single mothers in Malaysian parliament. Eventually, protests by other lawmakers attending the session forced the politician to take back the word.

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