Mrs. Clinton’s acolytes are floating the idea of Hillary as another Margaret Thatcher to get past the question, “Can a woman be elected president?” This is based on the many, many things Hillary Clinton and Margaret Thatcher have in common, such as the lack of a Y chromosome and … hmmm, you know, I think that’s it.
Girl-power feminists who got where they are by marrying men with money or power — Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, Arianna Huffington and John Kerry — love to complain about how hard it is for a woman to be taken seriously.
Of course, she is despised by Democrats for two reasons. One is that she is a talented writer. The other is that she’s uppity. It’s the same problem they have with Condoleezza Rice. Outspoken, opinionated women are only acceptable if they toe the party line.