The Quadruple Standard
Here's Ohio Governor Ted Strickland, as quoted by NBC News, talking about Hillary Clinton (who he supports): "You know it's tough for ...
Here's Ohio Governor Ted Strickland, as quoted by NBC News, talking about Hillary Clinton (who he supports):
"You know it's tough for a woman to seek the presidency. It's also tough for an African-American to seek the presidency and I understand that, but it seems as if, you know, there's not a double standard when it comes to Sen. Clinton seeking this office, but there's a triple and a quadruple standard and I think she's dealing with all of this with great dignity and courage," he said.
When asked what he meant by triple and quadruple standards, Strickland gave a few examples.
"Well, you know, you gotta be strong. You gotta be appropriately emotional. You can't be too critical of your opponent, but you've got to be critical enough. It goes on and on and on. There are assessments made of Sen. Clinton that would never be even considered for a male candidate," he said.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Big Companies Volunteer to Cut Global Warming Emissions16 minutes ago
Colorado Has More Noncitizen Driver's License Requests Than Expected4 hours ago
Lacking Guaranteed Funding, Philadelphia Schools Beg for Donations through Social Media4 hours ago
Texas School District Will Create 'Petroleum Academy'4 hours ago
States Wrangle over Supreme Court Control5 hours ago
Bobby Jindal Wants to Roll Back Environmental Protections, Increase Oil and Gas Production5 hours ago