The notion that Hillary’s nomination helps me as a woman is degrading

There‚Äôs been a lot of talk of glass ceilings this week as Hillary Clinton became the first female nominee for president in American history, and a lot of positive messaging to little girls that this somehow represents the righting of some great injustice which will somehow make their dreams for the future more attainable. As a 23-year-old woman with a lifelong obsession with all things political, I find this particular line of rhetoric puerile and…

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Being Never Trump does not make me pro-Hillary

My political science professors were fond of telling myself and my classmates that, when analyzing politics, we were not “normal.” By this they meant not only that we processed information differently, both in terms of amount and approach, but also that we were more likely to be motivated by higher degrees of cognizance in our electoral decisions. Voter rationales- the term that explains why people vote as they do- are largely non-ideologically motivated. Generally, most…

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