Tuesday, September 14, 2010

The legacy of Hillary

Here's an excellent and highly insightful interview at More.com about the effect Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign had on the country and American politics. Rebecca Traister, the author of Big Girls Don't Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women, comments that we need to start talking about sexism the way that Obama's candidacy prompted us to start talking more about racism.

And an interesting point: "if Hillary had been the nominee, there wouldn't have been Palin." Just imagine what the world would be like now, if Palin had stayed in Alaska...

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