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Response to BeyondGeography (Reply #5)

Wed Nov 15, 2017, 08:51 PM

9. There were no "correct" choices for her to make, politically.

It's apparently a good marriage and she didn't want to divorce him.

Had she been sympathetic to Bill's accusers without being publicly angry with him, she'd have been tarred as massively insincere if not outright lying, manipulative, etc.

Had she been sympathetic to Bill's accusers and publicly angry with him, she'd have gotten the "angry, bitchy, disloyal" treatment. And if she didn't divorce him she'd STILL have gotten the "massively insincere" accusations.

Had she been unsympathetic to Bill's accusers and publicly angry with him, she'd have gotten a double dose of "angry, bitchy, disloyal", once to her spouse and once to her gender.

She went with unsympathetic to Bill's accusers and not publicly angry with him, leaving her as "disloyal to her gender" but sincere and loyal to her spouse.

There were no good options.

But yeah, time to move on and then some.

I still have massive respect for her, and gratitude for everything she's achieved, which is a truly amazing list.

But she's my generation. We need to step back and be the elder eminences, the resources, the connectors and negotiators, etc. Younger leaders are waiting a chance and some of them are damned exciting.

hopefully,
Bright

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