To the Millennials
As I have been mentioning in prior blogs, Hillary Clinton came of age when the feminist movement was at its peak. She managed to accomplish more from 1973 to 1993 than the vast majority of her male detractors who found her intelligence, strength and competence, unseemly. This is important for Millennials to understand what feminists including Hillary Clinton had to overcome.
The following 1992 commentary by the former President Nixon reflects the mind set of many Americans during this time frame : ” The campaign should make judicious use of Hillary Clinton, he observed. “If the wife comes through as being too strong and too intelligent, it makes the husband look like a wimp. Nixon said, the report in the NY Times praised Barbara Bush as a model of a wife who has her own opinions without upstaging her husband and suggested that many Americans are still put off by a male politician who does…
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