Dallas Woman On Facebook: “A Female Shouldn’t Be President”

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – “A female shouldn’t be President,” is a direct quote from a Dallas woman’s Facebook page.

As you might imagine, the post has attracted quite a bit of attention from people across the country.

CBS 11’s Steve Pickett caught up with Cheryl Rios, the CEO of Go Ape Marketing, and asked her to explain the comment.

“I believe in what I said,” she told Pickett. “There’s an old biblical sound reasoning why a woman shouldn’t be President.”

Here’s the full text of her post:

“If this happens – I am moving to Canada. There is NO need for her as she is not the right person to run our country – but more importantly a female shouldn’t be president. Let the haters begin . . . but with the hormones we have there is no way we should be able to start a war. Yes I run my own business and I love it and I am great at it BUT that is not the same as being the President, that should be left to a man, a good, strong, honorable man.”

Rios posted her opinion in opposition to Hillary Clinton’s announcement as a Presidential candidate for the 2016 election. But Rios went well beyond a political position. She says a President should always be a man.

“We’re built differently, we have different hormones,” she said. “In the world we live in, we have equal rights…and I support all of that.  I don’t support a woman being President.”

Rick Fairless is one of Rios’ clients, and he depends on her marketing skills to promote his custom motorcycle store, Strokers Dallas. But he can’t understand her stand on women running a nation.

“I can’t comprehend someone who thinks a woman can’t do anything a man can do. They can. I promise you they can,” he said.

Several people have responded to Rios’ post on Facebook.  Some supporting her views and others criticizing them.

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