The United State of Women


You don’t realize just how much women are underrepresented, undervalued, and underutilized . . . until you see a woman taking what has always belonged to a man:

The nomination from a major political party for the President of the United States.

Luckily we’ve had a few fictional TV shows and movies to prepare us for a woman president. Oh, and a few other nations on Earth have had women leaders already, too. But not in America, the land of the free – at least, not yet.

However, as we confront the very real possibility of electing our first woman President, and as the White House hosts The United State of Women Summit, blatant antagonism is coming out from the shadows. Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters! – except, oh yeah, they’re women too, now. How dare women take those ghost-bustin’ jobs from men!

As a writer for NY Magazine rightly notes, “Of course Hillary Clinton is going to have to run against a man who seems both to embody and have attracted the support of everything male, white, and angry about the ascension of women and black people in America.”

Let’s bring it. Because: d’uh (watch):





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