UK minister attacks "sexist" car industry

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LONDON, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Trade and Industry Secretary Patricia Hewitt hit out on Monday at Britain's motor industry, calling it sexist and "pathetic". Hewitt, who is also Minister for Women, was enraged by an advertisement for the British International Motor Show that featured a woman wearing a lacy bra. "I find this poster pathetic," she was quoted in the Independent newspaper as saying. "We all know that sex sells, but haven't we got past 'boys with toys'?" The poster, displayed on ...

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