If we were this child's mum, we'd be pretty proud right now...
It took a child to ask the question no other adult thought to raise: If Hillary Clinton is elected President, will she earn the same as a man?
Receiving whoops, cheers and even a couple of standing ovations from the crowd at a Las Vegas town hall, Hillary Clinton beamed as a tiny voice enquired: ‘Do you think when you’re president you’ll be paid the same as if you were a man?’
‘Oh my goodness’, Clinton replied, with a massive grin on her face before replying:
‘This is one of the jobs where they have to pay you the same, but there are so many examples where that doesn’t happen, where women doing the same jobs are not paid the same.’
She added: ‘So, as president, I’m going to do everything I can to make sure not just the president gets paid the same, whether it’s a woman or a man, but every woman in every job gets paid the same as the men also doing that job.’
Hillary Clinton has put equal pay at the epicentre of her campaign, officially tweeting only yesterday on Women’s Equality Day: ‘Equal pay, paid leave, childcare: These aren’t just “women’s issues,” they’re family issues and economic issues. #WomensEqualityDay’.
The kids are listening, Hillary!