Let us consider this idea: If there were more women elected to office, there wouldn’t be a sequester and a budget problem right now?
CBS This Morning provided a fascinating panel of women opining on the subject today.
“Women strive for consensus, they collaborate better,” Jarrett said.
Valerie Jarrett, Condoleezza Rice, and Lesley Stahl all acknowledged that progress for women has been much greater than it often seems on a daily basis — “astounding,” Stahl said. The exception, they said, is in getting elected.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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