Cracked but Not Shattered: Hillary Rodham Clinton's by Theodore F. Sheckels, Mary C. Banwart, Lauren C. Bell, Diana

By Theodore F. Sheckels, Mary C. Banwart, Lauren C. Bell, Diana B. Carlin, Joan L. Conners, Corey Davis, Jeffrey Delbert, Mitchell S. McKinney, Janette Kenner Muir, James M. Schnoebelen, Julia A. Spiker, Karen Stein, Anita M. Taylor, Kathleen M. Torrens, Ric

Cracked yet now not Shattered completely analyzes Hillary Clinton's 2008 crusade for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination with a watch to deciding on what went wrong-why, the frontrunner, she ended up now not breaking _the glass ceiling._ even though her verbal exchange was once wrong and the media insurance of her did replicate biases, those essays exhibit how her crusade used to be in hassle from the beginning as a result of her gender, prestige as a former First woman, and being half a political couple.

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This difference of more than six hundred delegates demonstrates that Clinton would not only have won, she would have won with a far larger margin of victory than Obama’s margin in the Democratic primaries. Discussion and Conclusion The results of this analysis offer important insights into the dynamics of the presidential primary system and raise important questions about both parties’ systems A LTERNAT IVE APPROACH ES 25 of delegate selection. First, as noted above, those pundits and Hillary Clinton supporters who suggested that she would have fared better if the Democrats used the Republican system were correct.

5. It must be noted that in a handful of cases, it was nearly impossible to apply the Republican method of delegate selection to the Democratic contest. For example, in Pennsylvania, Republican Party rules require that all delegates remained committed to any candidate until the time of the convention. Thus, in situations where it was impossible to determine how to apportion delegates, that state’s primary results were not included in the cumulative totals of delegates awarded to each candidate.

S. presidency is an inherently public office, public to the point of having little or no privacy (if the media coverage of this inauguration day is any evidence, not to mention the very public embarrassment of Bill Clinton’s private transgressions). Given the continuing expectation that women operate more in the private sphere than the public, the expectation/assumption of a male president makes some sense. S. politics. Bower points out that “for women to fully enjoy the possibilities of the public domain, they must be able to demonstrate their ability with masculine personality traits, since the male stereotypical traits dominate in most public venues” (2003, 108).

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