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Traister also dissects the coverage of Sarah Palin, as well as that of Michelle Obama.
As I expected, the book includes the most incisive political commentary I've ever read on the 2008 election, and I read a LOT.
Traister writes in her book that she didn't want to vote for Hillary just because she was a woman.
I'll be honest here... I REALLY wanted Hillary to win in 08. Now I completely understand why she didn't and just how unfair female politicians are treated by even the most liberal... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Gina Doles
Dense, rich, well articulated analysis of the 2008 elections from a feminist perspective. Very powerful and comprehensive. Worth every word.Published 3 months ago by Patricia Miranda
I am interested in political issues and especially those that dovetail with women's issues, so this is a good fit for what I like.Published 18 months ago by Eleanor S. Lienau
Definitely Worth reading for an analysis of the women in the presidential race Obama/Mc Cain. Thought provoking and compelling work.Published 20 months ago by MLE LAURE JOUTEAU
A very interesting and informative book reflecting on the first, second, and third wave of feminism and the background issues over the past decade.Published 21 months ago by Marilyn Propp
I found the book well written and the topic fascinating. I like the complexity it brought out and how the election fits in the progress towards cultural change.Published 21 months ago by Hannah
For a while there in 2008, it was reassuring to hear the statistic that three out of four Americans were 'comfortable' with a woman president, half of whom said they were 'very... Read morePublished on March 20, 2012 by Selena Rezvani
If you can read this book and NOT get all riled up (as we say here in Kentucky) about the scumbags and poop-stirrers that operate this nation's media, there's something seriously... Read morePublished on March 15, 2012 by Sharon
Ms. Traister's part memoir, part campaign analysis is a very astute, level-headed observation of what occurred during the 2008 Presidential campaign. Read morePublished on August 25, 2011 by Franklin the Mouse