Polls show large nos. of Americans don’t like Hillary–so pundits scramble to explain it away
From my latest blog post for the Independent Women’s Forum:
The pundits are scratching their heads over why so many Americans can’t stand Hillary Clinton.
So unfair. So let’s look at the reasons the pundits are offering.
“I can only ascribe this Rage Against the Clinton Machine to misogyny….”
2. The “paradox” theory: Hillary is such a devoted public servant that we never get to see her more winsome side. That’s the idea floated by the New York Times’s David Brooks:
“The second paradox is that, agree with her or not, she’s dedicated herself to public service. From advocate for children to senator, she has pursued her vocation tirelessly. It’s not the ‘what’ that explains her unpopularity, it’s the ‘how’ — the manner in which she has done it.
“But what exactly do so many have against her?
“I would begin my explanation with this question: Can you tell me what Hillary Clinton does for fun?”