Orman in politically risky waters over ally’s Facebook posts, experts say

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Maybe some other time, an ally of independent gubernatorial candidate Greg Orman could have mocked state Sen. Laura Kelly’s career path and voters would have merely rolled their eyes.

But as women surge politically with the #MeToo movement, the Women’s March and the election of President Donald Trump, experts say this is a perilous era for treating female candidates flippantly.

Wichita attorney Scott Poor’s series of Facebook remarks ridiculing Kelly’s work history is just one of many instances of female candidates being treated differently from their male counterparts, a trend that has already led to political . . .

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