Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Learning from Hillary Clinton

Dana has a great piece up about Clinton's campaign at TAP. She notes that while all the pundits are trying to determine the impact of Clinton's run for the presidential nomination, there has already been a pretty significant impact:
Over the course of this historic, thrilling, aggressive primary election, we've seen more female pundits than ever before writing and speaking about presidential politics. We've experienced unprecedented interest from male politicos in women's participation in the electoral process. And demands for women's leadership have been given their fairest hearing to date in the United States, with Democrats nationwide expecting Obama to give close consideration to female vice-presidential prospects -- not only because there are a few wildly successful and talented women who would be great at the job, but also as a gesture of good will toward the feminist energy that animated so many Clinton supporters.

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