What are women in politics supposed to look like, anyway?

Sexism in Canadian politics was, unfortunately, in the spotlight on Thursday.

Chatter about "ladies" and their "favourite virtue" was front and centre. So were online personal attacks directed at a female Cabinet minister, Michelle Rempel.

In the case of Rempel, she flagged some tweets attacking her Twitter profile picture. Check out the good, the bad, and the ugly:

Photo: @michellerempel