The road to 2020 has only just begun, and it’s more important than ever to unite as a party. The consequences of division are, well, sitting right there in the White House.
While Bernie Sanders dismisses “identity politics” as a distraction, Kirsten Gillibrand and Elizabeth Warren are focusing their campaigns on the child-care crisis, and calling it what it is: gender oppression.
Women started social-media sanctuaries in 2016 to share their support for Hillary Clinton in the face of virulent bipartisan misogyny. Post-election, they evolved into an organizing force.
Harris, Warren, Gillibrand—the prospect of anyone else in the White House is enough to make a voting gal giddy. But swooning for change won’t fix our broken democracy.
The former DA and Senate committee badass makes history with her presidential bid. But more importantly, she may just be the best person for the job.
Male candidates are dubbed the lovable underdog, the savior, the great source of hope. But women are most often the leaders we’ve most needed.