Anna North, New York Times – June 11, 2015
Even as America has come to accept the notion of middle-class women working outside the home, we appear to cling to the idea that running the social side of the nation’s highest office is women’s work — and women’s unpaid work at that.
Colby Itkowitz, Washington Post – June 10, 2015
But why does an unmarried president even need one (or in Graham’s case, several)? Does the country still require a stand-in hostess at social events? Or a singular person to use the national platform to adopt a cause widely considered serious, but not serious enough for the president to undertake?
Susan J. Demas, MLive – June 2, 2015
I’m not a prude. But I have to admit, I wasn’t prepared for the jacked, shirtless pictures of 2016 Republican presidential contenders Rand Paul and Ted Cruz popping up.
Andrew Tavani, New York Times – May 13, 2015
The next first lady of the United States could be a former first daughter, a prominent White House expert says. C-SPAN co-CEO Susan Swain predicts that if Hillary Clinton locks up the Democratic nomination and prevails in the general election, Chelsea Clinton will assume the role of first lady instead of Bill Clinton wearing that hat.
Heather Hurlburt, American Prospect – April 13, 2015
The success of the Democrats in 2016 will depend on women as candidates and as voters, up and down the ballot, as never before. That identification with women creates distinct political challenges at a time when public worries are high.
Pew Research Center – January 14, 2015
According to the majority of Americans, women are every bit as capable of being good political leaders as men. The same can be said of their ability to dominate the corporate boardroom.
Damon Linker, The Week – March 3, 2014
Would the GOP be less inclined to accuse a female president of weakness? I suppose it’s possible, if the Democrats manage to persuade the media (and its donor base) to view “the Hillary wimp factor” as yet another front in the Republicans’ ongoing “war on women.”