“Why Sexism at the Office Makes Women Love Hillary Clinton”

I really like this smart piece by Jill Filipovic.

Picture by Travis Dove for The New York Times
Picture by Travis Dove for The New York Times

Hillary Clinton reminds me of so many no-nonsense colleagues in health and social service settings. They show up first thing, and they get down to work. They eat lunch at their desks or on-the-run while doing their work. They don’t have much time or bandwidth to shoot the breeze at the coffee machine or whatever. They sometimes have to run out to pick up their kids. But they are the workhorses who actually get stuff done.

Author: Harold Pollack

Harold Pollack is Helen Ross Professor of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. He has served on three expert committees of the National Academies of Science. His recent research appears in such journals as Addiction, Journal of the American Medical Association, and American Journal of Public Health. He writes regularly on HIV prevention, crime and drug policy, health reform, and disability policy for American Prospect, tnr.com, and other news outlets. His essay, "Lessons from an Emergency Room Nightmare" was selected for the collection The Best American Medical Writing, 2009. He recently participated, with zero critical acclaim, in the University of Chicago's annual Latke-Hamentaschen debate.

2 thoughts on ““Why Sexism at the Office Makes Women Love Hillary Clinton””

  1. Hmm, sorry to be a grump but again, did not read. Clinton will cure sexism like Obama did racism.

    1. NCG, you really ought to read. It has nothing to do with Hillary curing sexism. It discusses why younger women tend to favor Bernie, while older women tend to favor Hillary. It's well written, and worth reading.

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