Spence, Betty
September 2007
NAFE Magazine;Fall2007, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p1
The author examines how people in the U.S. talk about women in authority. She mentions some efforts to undermine the power of women in authority. She claims that talk show host Chris Matthews has sexualized the conversation when Senator Hillary Clinton was announced to be the frontrunner for the 2008 presidential nomination. She observes that people gave immediate attention to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Armani suits and pearls, rather than to her policy priorities.


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