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Hillary is a Flawed Feminist Test

On February 13, 2008 By

Dowd pretty much nails it:

But Hillary is not the best test case for women. We’ll never know how much of the backlash is because she’s a woman or because she’s this woman or because of the ick factor of returning to the old Clinton dysfunction.

So can we stop making this about her being a woman? It’s never been about her gender, but about HER. I’d say the ick factor is pretty strong and it’s not about being woman, but this woman, with this history in this time.

I got an interesting email from a friend the other […]

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The big news, of course, is going to be that the person who started the “Bill Clinton was the first black president” meme is not endorsing his wife’s opponent:

The woman who famously labeled Bill Clinton as the “first black president” is backing Barack Obama to be the second.

That is not her focus, as expected, and I believe her. The best part of all of this is admiring her brilliance with the English language:

“In addition to keen intelligence, integrity and a rare authenticity, you exhibit something that has nothing to do with age, experience, race or gender […]

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