… not even liberal women. When you think about it, it is truly surprising that even in feminist America, after decades of suffrage, there is no immediate likelihood of a woman president.
As I have said before, women’s suffrage is a “dog that didn’t bark in the night.” In other words, and I think this is especially the case in Australia, women’s suffrage has delivered very little in the way of noteworthy women political leaders.
This following story (on Pantsuit Nation) underlines the message. Women’s interest in politics is generally desultory and self-limited.