Some call it "potty parity," others label it "porcelain proportionality"--but a bipartisan group in Congress, braving potential public ridicule, says it's time federal buildings provide equal bathroom access for women, who are currently burdened by long lines and the need for more time once they get in the door
So, critics of big government are expected to line up to criticize another government intrusion where common sense would suffice. But, here, I'll depart from my fellow big government critics and say: "It's about time!"
But measuring commode conformity is not cut and dried. Some argued that it means equality of opportunity, as judged by the number of stalls, while others said equality of outcome is the key, which could be measured by the length of the line.
And there's the concern that converting some existing men's rooms to women's rooms will mean that everyone has to wait in line.