Hillary Clinton is a Presidential candidate. That shouldn’t make her a target for sexism or ageism.
Hillary Clinton is in the running to be the leader of the free world. But alongside the race to be the Democratic nominee for President of the USA, will be another race. A race to the bottom – with the entrants being ageism and sexism.
I suspect there can’t be a winner because the two are so entwined they may as well be tied together in a three-legged race.
Hillary Clinton is 67. If she wins the White House she will become President aged 69. That’s going to be a big issue.
American shock jock Rush Limbaugh set the scene for some ugliness some time ago when he asked listeners if people really want to “watch a woman get older before their eyes on a daily basis”.
More recently his fill in Erick Erickson asked “will she be able to be pull back her face?”