Who Wins the Tampon Tax Sweepstakes?

Who Wins the Tampon Tax Sweepstakes?

The Harper Government has done it again—thrown us here at Humans vs Harper into a tizzy of wonder and speculation. In response to a petition signed by nearly 75,000 menstruators and their allies, they have announced that women would no longer have to pay GST on tampons and menstrual pads.

Is this Election Hysteria? Or is it the dreaded PES (Pre-Election Syndrome)? It can’t be Harper giving a perk to the women who support him because not enough women do support him. His base is generally thought to be male and over 60 years old. Most of these guys are still scared of tampons; they can barely get to sanitary napkins. Continue reading