For many of these women, it was not just a matter of politics, but of identity. Older, more affluent, and often business-minded, Mrs. Clinton’s live audience last night resembled a more mature version of the cast of “Sex and the City.” Still, while they may be wearing Donna Karan and look as if life has treated them well, many said her struggle to gain the nomination -– and the insults they believe Mrs. Clinton has endured along the way -– mirrors their own struggles in life and in the corporate world.I dislike the idea that looking as if life has treated them well has some bearing on the quality of their struggles. Does wearing Donna Karan mean you haven't had a hard time?
Thursday, June 5, 2008
Hillary's fans are disappointed
Older women in New York take Hillary's defeat hard. Excerpt: