In the last sentence, I don't understand this meaning and structure 'They might, but who, bar a tiny majority, would want to hear the answers'.
Could you expain this? Thanks!
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The OP asks for an explanation of the following, apparently from a book, noting that women might ask different questions of political candidates different from those men would ask.
"They might, but who, bar a tiny majority, would want to hear the answers?"
They (women) might (ask different questions), but who, bar [except] a tiny majority [a little over half of the population--that is, women], would want to hear the answers?
"bar" is a preposition; its object is "a tiny majority"
This is sarcasm--at least as far as I can tell from the short excerpt. The paragraphs above, in the photo, may also be sarcastic; more context would be needed to figure out the views of the author.