Skip to comments.Drift away from Clinton frustrates many women
Posted on 03/02/2008 2:32:01 AM PST by Marc Tumin
DALLAS -- Darlene Ewing is a Democratic activist, longtime feminist and very frustrated Hillary Rodham Clinton supporter.
Like many who have dreamed of seeing a woman in the Oval Office, Ewing doesn't understand why women are drifting in ever-greater numbers away from Clinton toward her rival, Barack Obama. This trend, which has imperiled the candidacy of the woman once considered a shoo-in for her party's nomination, infuriates the frank-talking Texan.
"They're running to the rock star, to the momentum, to the excitement," said Ewing, a family law attorney who chairs the Dallas County Democratic Party. "And I am worried that if Hillary doesn't get elected, I am never going to see a woman president in my lifetime. I do think her chances are slipping away, and it [ticks] me off."
This sentiment is being expressed around the country -- in testy dinner-party conversations, around the water cooler, and in the public forum. As Clinton's shot at the nomination boils down to two contests Tuesday -- in the delegate-rich states of Texas and Ohio, where she is running neck and neck with Obama -- many women who support the New York senator are angered and saddened by their sisters' desertion to the other side.
Old-school feminists have lined up against each other....
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They sound like bulls.
If women just want to vote for women, its for a good cause.
If women don’t want to vote for a woman, they are emotional and dumb (running to rock star).
If men just want to vote for some man, they are sexist.
Love Femma Nazi Logic!
COLLEGE PARK, Maryland (AFP) You can see it in their flushed-face smiles and hear it in their screams. They say the phenomenon is difficult to describe, but once they experience it they tell their friends, sisters, mothers and daughters, and they come back for more if they can...He did not flinch when women screamed as he was in mid-sentence, and even broke off once to answer a female's cry of "I love you Obama!" with a reassuring: "I love you back."
I can help.
The kind of women that it frustrated were probably already frustrated, and likely to remain that way no matter what.
Could it be that straight women outnumber lesbians in Texas ?
“If women just want to vote for women, its for a good cause.
If men just want to vote for some man, they are sexist.”
Boy did you nail that one!
The old double-standard ... has become a new double-standard.
This process, is known as “change”.
This is the lesbian and men-haters vote. The question is, what will they do in the general election, sit it out, vote for Obama anyway or vote for McCain out of spite? This is the same thinking as, when given the choice, a white could never vote for a black or a black could never vote for a white. But this could also cause a split in the gay community, since gay men are overjoyed to vote for the hunky Obama.
"They say the phenomenon is difficult to describe..."
Oh BULLSH!T. It's easy to describe. Women screamed (and swooned, and acted idiotic) exactly like this for:
Go ahead, call me sexist, but first, prove me wrong.
Are you sure you want to???
Sounds as if Ms. Ewing is a loser all around, a Clinton supporter, democrap supporter, a p.o.s. lawyer, and this is just a guess a rather large ugly les bean.
So their top ten reasons for voting for a candidate are all the same - they will vote for the woman.
No concern about ability, experience, qualifications (not that Obama meets the test).
They just want to see someone in the White House that started life as a female.
They make the judgement of the Founding Fathers look pretty solid.
Charity only goes so far...
Yes, exactly. Perfect use of that picture, to illustrate my point.
Wow. talk about needing to “lie back and think of England”.
I’m a patriot, but some things are too much to ask...
I think women are whacko to support either of these idiots.
The dykes are really beside themselves...
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