Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 7 Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
Best Web OpEds    H3'ed 8/9/16

Hillary Clinton Is No Feminist: Just Look at Her Stance on Palestine

Quicklink Submitted By   2 comments
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Meryl Ann Butler
Become a Fan
  (81 fans)

Secretary Clinton Speaks With Press Following Action Group for Syria Meeting
Secretary Clinton Speaks With Press Following Action Group for Syria Meeting
(Image by US Mission Geneva)
  Details   DMCA

With Hillary Clinton now running as the Democratic Party's official nominee, there has been much discussion about the glass ceiling finally shattering now that a woman is running for president on a major party ticket for the first time in US history. But this accolade needs to be qualified on a number of levels. First, Sen. Margaret Chase Smith was the first woman to be nominated to run for president, at the 1964 Republican National Convention (she eventually lost out to Barry Goldwater). And in 1972, Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm  became the first woman to run for the Democrat nomination. She also broke another barrier, that of being the first black politician to run for president for a major political party.  Clinton’s record, her documented policies and her credentials dilute the term “feminist” to the point of making it virtually meaningless.

Read the rest of the story HERE:

Must Read 1   Valuable 1  
Rate It | View Ratings

Meryl Ann Butler Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEd News Newsletter
   (Opens new browser window)

To View Comments or Join the Conversation:

Tell A Friend