Bimbo Feminism

The sorriest aspect of philandering politicians is often their wives, the spouses who stand by their man and play the victim in the service of political viability.  The modern standard for political survival was set by former NY Senator, now Secretary of State Hillary Rodham, a player who may soon be in the on-deck circle for the Presidency.  Still, Mrs. Clinton is just one of many.  The modern indulgent political spouse has a long history going back to icons like Jackie Kennedy and Eleanor Roosevelt.  The list now includes Dina McGreevy, Silda Spitzer, Maria Shriver, and now Huma Abedin, Rep. Anthony Weiner's (D-NY) wife of less than a year.  Apparently, Mr. Wiener didn't let an engagement, a honeymoon, his wife's pregnancy, or congressional duties interfere with "sexting" photos of his giblets to adoring "friends" on Twitter over the last few years.  Wiener, 47 years of age, was widely expected to be the next mayor of New York City. Indeed, opinion...(Read Full Article)

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