Bernie’s Mistake

Bernie Sanders isn’t alone in wondering if a woman can be elected president of the United States. I’ve wondered the same thing. I’ve said the same thing: I don’t think a woman can be elected president.

I think Hillary Clinton’s loss had an enormous amount to do with her being a woman, with the sexism from the right and the left so thick sometimes it made my eyes water. Her defeat depressed me so much that it called into question what might be a fundamental truth about my fellow Americans — they can’t bring themselves to vote for a woman. Oh, they hide it pretty well. But those of us who grew up in…

Progressive activist, daily blogger at https://redswrap.wordpress.com. Politics, feminism, aging, and family.

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