Christopher Arends April 14 letter in response to Bette Kulps well-researched and factual letter (April 9) outlining the disparity in earned income between men and women in the United States on the occasion of Equal Pay Day was both sexist and ignorant.
His claim that women earn less because they choose to work fewer hours, or choose to take time off to raise children begs the bigger question: Who else will take care of the household and raise the children, so men can choose to work full time? Without quality available child care, women have no choice.
Kudos to Kulp for raising this important and lingering obstruction to womens equality of opportunity. Unfortunately, Arends attitude shows why the War on Women is a reality, and not just a perception of desperate Democratic candidates and the mainstream media.