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AMOO: Woman Prez? Yes, But Mebbe Not Hillary

Frustrated feminist Clinton supporters see this year is as their one chance to see a woman elected president in their lifetimes. Gloria Steinem isn’t getting any younger and finds female Obama supporters a tad traitorous. Read more here. I find this attitude defeatist, especially assuming Clinton is headed for defeat. After an extremely competitive run by a woman who — let’s face it — has lots of baggage that has nothing to do with her gender, I think there are many capable and engaging women in line to take up the torch, not just because they’re women but because they’re passionate about exercising power in the right directions/Lynn Swanbom, A Matter of Opinion. More here

Question: Do you see Hillary as this era’s only serious female presidential contender?

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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