Misogyny and Mythmaking

[Content Note: Misogyny.]

I am very excited that Blue Nation Review has published a piece I wrote on Hillary Clinton and the decades of misogyny to which she has been subjected, and how that informs our reflexive opinions of her today: "I Am a Hillary Clinton Supporter Who Has Not Always Been One."
I have spent an enormous amount of time with Hillary Clinton, although I have never spoken to her. I have read transcripts of her speeches, her policy proposals, her State Department emails. I have watched countless hours of interviews, debates, addresses, testimony before Congress. I have scrolled though thousands of wire photos, spoken to people who have worked with and for her, read her autobiography, listened to her fans and her critics.

And what I have discovered is a person whom I like very much.

...It has taken me years to find the real Hillary Clinton behind a brick wall of impenetrable misogyny.

And this is the reality with which we all need to reckon: A brick wall is infinitely more difficult to shatter than a glass ceiling.
Head on over to read the rest.

My thanks to the BNR team for featuring my work and for generally being awesome.

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