Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Better Things to Do

I'm not sure if it's because we're in primary season or because of the latest round of conjecture about Secretary Clinton's future, but I'm hearing a lot about the lack of women in elected positions in government. One reason that is often proposed is that politics remains a boys club where women are not welcome. I'm not sure I agree; I think the opposite is true. Based on my own unscientific, anectodal research, I think women are generally repulsed by politics. I know many intelligent, politically aware women who, when asked if they would ever consider running for office, said, "Hell no!" They have better things to do.

I'd welcome your thoughts on this, especially from the intelligent, politically aware women out there.

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