Thursday, June 5, 2008

Steinem reconciles...

Margery Eagan writes for The Boston Herald:

The feminist icon whose writings inspired thousands of American women to a passionate support of Hillary Clinton said yesterday she was not at all crushed by Hillary’s loss and believes her race has “absolutely” been good for women. But she now not only supports Democratic nominee Barack Obama, she’ll volunteer for him, too.

“I think she changed forever our understanding of the possibilities of leadership,” Gloria Steinem said of Hillary in a Herald interview after a morning appearance here. “She showed such courage in the face of a media that was trying constantly to get her out of the race and all the misogyny . . . She put up with that with grace. She enlarged my vision.”

Steinem also said she’d be happy in an America where Nancy Pelosi remains speaker of the House, Hillary runs the Senate and Barack Obama is president.

(Full Article)

Let's hope this is the beginning of a trend!

1 comment:

Christopher said...

I don't think the Obama campaign will need the services of Gloria Steinem.