Right Candidates, Wrong Question

“Even before Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton threw their exploratory committees into the ring, every reporter seemed to be asking which candidate Americans were more ready for, a white woman or a black man. With all due respect to the journalistic dilemma of reporting two ‘firsts’ at the same time – two viable presidential candidates who aren’t the usual white faces over collars and ties,” writes Gloria Steinem. “I think this is a dumb and destructive question.”

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