Feb 10, 2008

I'm just sayin'...

It's time to take a good look at our long held prejudices against women leaders if we want to have a fair fight for the office - presidential or otherwise.
clipped from www.nytimes.com
A notable share of the great leaders in history have been women: Queen Hatshepsut and Cleopatra of Egypt, Empress Wu Zetian of China, Isabella of Castile, Queen Elizabeth I of England, Catherine the Great of Russia, and Maria Theresa of Austria. Granted, I’m neglecting the likes of Bloody Mary, but it’s still true that those women who climbed to power in monarchies had an astonishingly high success rate.
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