The #unexpectedly Chronicles Hillary accidently advances equality

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The #unexpectedly Chronicles Hillary accidently advances equality

There is a lot of fuss about the “His­toric” nature of Hillary Clinton’s nom­i­na­tion by the Democ­rats but I’ve not been one of them for a cou­ple of reasons.

Either years ago when every­one saw “his­tory” being made, I saw the rais­ing of a cor­rupt chicago machine pol to the high­est office in the land as was the recipe for disaster.

Like­wise where peo­ple again see “his­tory” I see the rais­ing of a cor­rupt polit­i­cal insider whose basis for power was hitch­ing her­self to a man with great polit­i­cal skills which he used to feed his even more vora­cious sex­ual appetites by any means nec­es­sary, and stick­ing with him come hell or high water till she can ride his coat­tails to power. I don’t see some­thing to celebrate.

How­ever for those look­ing for an actual sign of his­tory in the nom­i­na­tion of Hillary Clin­ton and proof that it was impor­tant for the cause of equal treat­ment for the sexes (as opposed to the Andrea Dworkin ver­sion of it) in this sub­head­line at the Wall Street Journal

Hillary Clinton’s His­toric Moment Divides Gen­er­a­tions of Women
Pres­i­den­tial can­di­dacy reflects hard-​fought gains in gen­der equal­ity so wide­spread that some women see lit­tle urgency in crash­ing another barrier

and this quote repeated by the Daily Caller

“It never occurred to me that a woman couldn’t be pres­i­dent. I don’t feel like I have to vote for a woman just because she’s a woman,” Susan Willes, a 53-​year-​old Demo­c­rat who is unde­cided, told The WSJ.

While peo­ple may not real­ize it, that is the sign of incred­i­ble progress.

The great­est sign of inequal­ity before within cul­ture is urgency. The whole idea that “We can never be a part of the cul­ture until X hap­pens to prove we belong.”

But the con­cept of the equal­ity of the value of women and men in the work­force has so become the norm that women do not see the urgency of elect­ing Hillary Clin­ton to change the cul­ture and instead can judge her on her own merits.

And while that last para­graph strikes unmit­i­gated fear in the hearts of Democ­rats it’s a sign that women have actu­ally reached cul­tural equal­ity in the workforce.

And hope­fully they’ll prove it by reject­ing Hillary Clin­ton as the abysmal fail­ure she is.

Tan­geltal mus­ing: This inci­den­tally is why Chris­tian­ity was so rad­i­cal when it appeared on the scene. The idea that all regard­less of sex or posi­tion were equal before God was par­a­digm shift­ing, which is why is was and still is, so vio­lently opposed. And it was that con­cept that lead to the ideal of equal­ity before the law.


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There is a lot of fuss about the “Historic” nature of Hillary Clinton’s nomination by the Democrats but I’ve not been one of them for a couple of reasons.

Either years ago when everyone saw “history” being made, I saw the raising of a corrupt chicago machine pol to the highest office in the land as was the recipe for disaster.

Likewise where people again see “history” I see the raising of a corrupt political insider whose basis for power was hitching herself to a man with great political skills which he used to feed his even more voracious sexual appetites by any means necessary, and sticking with him come hell or high water till she can ride his coattails to power. I don’t see something to celebrate.

However for those looking for an actual sign of history in the nomination of Hillary Clinton and proof that it was important for the cause of equal treatment for the sexes (as opposed to the Andrea Dworkin version of it) in this subheadline at the Wall Street Journal

Hillary Clinton’s Historic Moment Divides Generations of Women
Presidential candidacy reflects hard-fought gains in gender equality so widespread that some women see little urgency in crashing another barrier

and this quote repeated by the Daily Caller

“It never occurred to me that a woman couldn’t be president. I don’t feel like I have to vote for a woman just because she’s a woman,” Susan Willes, a 53-year-old Democrat who is undecided, told The WSJ.

While people may not realize it, that is the sign of incredible progress.

The greatest sign of inequality before within culture is urgency.  The whole idea that “We can never be a part of the culture until X happens to prove we belong.”

But the concept of the equality of the value of women and men in the workforce has so become the norm that women do not see the urgency of electing Hillary Clinton to change the culture and instead can judge her on her own merits.

And while that last paragraph strikes unmitigated fear in the hearts of Democrats it’s a sign that women have actually reached cultural equality in the workforce.

And hopefully they’ll prove it by rejecting Hillary Clinton as the abysmal failure she is.

Tangeltal musing:  This incidentally is why Christianity was so radical when it appeared on the scene.  The idea that all regardless of sex or position were equal before God was paradigm shifting, which is why is was and still is, so violently opposed.  And it was that concept that lead to the ideal of equality before the law.


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