With Eyes on Possible Clinton Run, Questions on Room for Other Women

With Eyes on Possible Clinton Run, Questions on Room for Other Women

“A two-woman ticket may be just the sort of medicine that Americans — who polls suggest have grown weary of status quo leadership — are craving.”

This article discusses the dynamics of women in politics, particularly what effect a female president (Hilary Clinton) would have on other women in politics. Traditionally women did not actively participate in politics, not even gaining the right to vote until 1920 so the growth of women involved in America’s political world in progressive and controversial. Due to the social disruption women in politics has on the population it is feared that placing a women as president would cause voters to elect women less in hope to balance out the political world, even though it is still dominantly male. Recent studies, however, have shown the Americans may be ready for a female president in contrast to all the white males we’ve had (except for Obama).

 

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