Why This Woman?

One of the putative reasons Hillary is running (and being run by the DNC) is so that she can be known to history as the first female POTUS. But why would Americans want such a despicable -- nay, corrupt -- person to be elected to that high level, critical position? There is no question that a qualified woman can and would very effectively do the job. And it is probably realistic to assume that one day we will have a woman president. 

But why can’t we wait for a woman to run who would honor rather than debase the position? It’s not essential that we elect a woman in 2016; there is no pressing need or principle that makes this the specific year.

There are six women currently sitting as state governors; three of them are Republicans, and any one of those would be more acceptable than the current candidate. There are many women senators; and there are probably dozens of businesswomen who serve successfully. They are all accomplished in their fields while HRC has nothing she can point to as a success. In fact, she has quite a record of performances that could be considered ineffective if not disastrous.

Why this one -- Hillary Clinton?  It would be incumbent on the American people to wait and choose a woman who deserves the office.

Walt is a retired computer systems consultant. He lives with his wife in a bastion of liberalism -- the San Francisco Bay Area. He has two sons, three grandchildren, and a great granddaughter and hopes they can look forward to a great America.

One of the putative reasons Hillary is running (and being run by the DNC) is so that she can be known to history as the first female POTUS. But why would Americans want such a despicable -- nay, corrupt -- person to be elected to that high level, critical position? There is no question that a qualified woman can and would very effectively do the job. And it is probably realistic to assume that one day we will have a woman president. 

But why can’t we wait for a woman to run who would honor rather than debase the position? It’s not essential that we elect a woman in 2016; there is no pressing need or principle that makes this the specific year.

There are six women currently sitting as state governors; three of them are Republicans, and any one of those would be more acceptable than the current candidate. There are many women senators; and there are probably dozens of businesswomen who serve successfully. They are all accomplished in their fields while HRC has nothing she can point to as a success. In fact, she has quite a record of performances that could be considered ineffective if not disastrous.

Why this one -- Hillary Clinton?  It would be incumbent on the American people to wait and choose a woman who deserves the office.

Walt is a retired computer systems consultant. He lives with his wife in a bastion of liberalism -- the San Francisco Bay Area. He has two sons, three grandchildren, and a great granddaughter and hopes they can look forward to a great America.