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Dawn Butler: accountants were invented to count prostitutes’ money

Dawn Butler: accountants were invented to count prostitutes’ money
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Everyone knows what the oldest profession in the world is supposed to be. But what came afterwards? Labour deputy leadership hopeful Dawn Butler has put forward her suggestion: accountants. In an interview with Pink News, had this to say:

‘Sex work is the oldest profession in the world…It’s older than accountants. Apparently, sex work came first and then accountants came second, probably because they were counting the money from the sex workers’.

'The most vulnerable in the equation of sex work is the sex worker.' pic.twitter.com/mnPRi67Yux

— PinkNews (@PinkNews) February 21, 2020

Butler also said in the interview:

‘For some reason, politicians don’t like talking about sex and drugs’.

If only…

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