The Presidential Double Standard

Susan Milligan, US News and World Report – September 16, 2016

“Our research has shown consistently that women face a double-bind men don’t” when running for office, especially executive office, says Adrienne Kimmell, executive director of the nonpartisan Barbara Lee Family Foundation. While male candidates can simply tell voters what they have done, women have to show it, detailing, for example, how their experience running a small business helped them understand the challenges contractors or entrepreneurs or consumers face.

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