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  • When Hillary Clinton ran for president in 1992

    Ozy - 03/20/2016

    The first came in the same 60 Minutes interview, when Hillary said she was not “standing by my man, like Tammy Wynette.” It was a relatively innocuous pop culture reference, but when she later told NBC’s Andrea Mitchell that “I suppose I could have stayed home and baked cookies and had teas,” it started to sound like she had an ax to grind with America’s homemakers (never mind that her full comment made the opposite point). “Lots of things rubbed people the wrong way about Hillary,” says Northeastern University professor Daniel Urman, but it’s easy to forget just how different she was from previous first ladies, many of whom had never had a full-time independent career, much less a breadwinner’s salary as a corporate lawyer.

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