August 13, 2009
Hillary: Basher or Bashed?
Which most closely describes this visual reverberating through the echo chamber the past two days?
1. A thin-skinned response to a boneheaded question undermining Hillary’s credibility with Africa and the Islamic world, especially while advocating on behalf of human rights and Congolese women.
2. A forgettable reaction to an attempt to undermine Hillary’s authority just because she’s a female — and nothing to breaking a sweat over if not for the Clinton haters, the shallowness of the media, and a heaping helping of gender double-standard.
(The backstory and confusion about translation from The Lede Blog. Screen shot from rather harsh captioned video story by Times Now, the English news channel broadcasting primarily to South Asia.)
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