Re-building old stereotypes

When Hillary cried the first time, it apparently humanized her for some.  When she cried the second time, she began to look a little weak and self-centered.  And now that she’s cried the third time (this time, wisely, for someone other than herself) it seems to me she’s feeding into the worst old-fashioned stereotypes of what happens when you place women in politics.  This is starting to look like an old I Love Lucy episode only, instead of Lucy trying to wiggle out a tough spot with a sob and and “Oh, Ricky,” we’re getting Hillary doing dong the wiggling, with a pathetic “Oh, media!  Look at me.  I’m human.”

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