Pros And Cons Of Hillary Clinton

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Throughout history, women are seen as an inferior gender. Women have been perceived as only being capable of tending to the house and raising the children. As time goes on, however, this view on women is rapidly changing. Although women still have disadvantages in today’s world, the milestones that women have hurdled over are remarkable. There was a time where it was illegal for women to vote, now there is a woman running for president. Hillary Clinton running in the 2016 presidential election has raised many eyebrows. Many people doubt her ability to run the country, but one of the biggest concerns is that people will vote for Clinton for the wrong reasons. It is possible that voters may vote for Clinton solely because she is a woman. People …show more content…
That idea is no longer absurd. Although women are seen more in government today, women are still seen as a minority. In both the House of Representatives and the Senate, men outnumber women 80% to 20% (Catalyst.org). Not to mention that there has never been a woman President nor Vice President. This outrages many women because they believe that they are at an unfair disadvantage when it comes to men. Women feel that they do not have the same opportunities as men in the government, making their exposure within the government harder to achieve. This unsettling resentment than women have towards the men in government makes it plausible for women to vote for Clinton only because she is a woman. Many women may think that having a woman president will be the next big step forward for women. A woman president will allow women’s issues to be acknowledged instead of ignored. It opens the door for women to get an equal amount of pay for an equal amount of work as a man. It will also show that women are capable of holding powerful positions and are capable of breaking the preconceived stereotypes about them. Regardless of where Hillary Clinton stands on public and political issues, people see that the fact she is a woman as an opportunity that simply cannot be passed. The fight for a woman president in America becomes even stronger when people realize that …show more content…
Her biggest reasons for wanting a women president is because there is not enough women within America’s government history. She feels that young girls will see this trend of men in government and become discouraged in striving for a position in government. She also notes all of the other countries that have welcomed women as a part of their government and she thinks that America should follow suit. It is for these reasons that people see Clinton’s gender as an opportunity for a better country rather than Clinton’s stand on public and political issues. However, America seems closely split down the middle between people who want change and people who do not. Those who want change want to see a woman in office and as the younger generations grow up, they too are becoming more accepting of America’s changing

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