>> The'yre two of the UK's most powerful politicians. They're discussing Brexit and Scottish independence at this critical time for their country. And they're both women, with legs. That last detail the stand out for Britain's Daily Mail tabloid, referring to Prime Minster Theresa May and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's pins as the finest weapons of their command, and provoking a storm of criticism from politicians and the public.
MPs male and female calling the headline sexist and moronic. Others tweeting under hashtag Legs-it that the 1950s called and want their headline back. Women make up less than a third of members of parliament in the UK. Sexism corrodes British politics, feminist groups say. May becoming the UK's second female Prime Minister was a step forward in shoes that were the subject of numerous headlines.
Also trending Tuesday, the bare limbs of the Foreign Minister, former PM and opposition leader, a World War II summit, Henry the Eighth, and Hitler showing some flesh. Imagining a word where for male leaders, too, the focus was on legs over legislation.