Gillibrand: Society Has ‘A Lot of Gender Bias and Misogyny’

Washington Free Beacon | 5/31/2019 | David Rutz
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BY: David Rutz

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D., N.Y.) in a recent interview said society at large has "a lot of gender bias and misogyny" and called the media's attention to white male Democratic candidates "problematic."

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Profiled by Politico about her struggling 2020 presidential campaign, Gillibrand responded to correspondent Tim Alberta's question about whether it was "problematic" for white male candidates like Beto O'Rourke, Pete Buttigieg, Joe Biden, and Bernie Sanders to soak up the media spotlight.

"Yeah, I think it's problematic," she said. "We have amazing women candidates, amazing candidates of color, and hopefully through this process we will lift our voices up and be heard."

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Despite Gillibrand's complaints, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) has enjoyed a surge in polling and positive press over her well-received litany of policy proposals. Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) is also consistently in the top five of polling, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D., Minn.) has joined Warren and Harris in meeting both of the Democratic National Committee's thresholds for the first debates next month.

In spite of her lofty perch, Gillibrand has not yet secured 65,000 unique donors—although she has surpassed the polling threshold—and Politico‘s "Off Message" podcast described her as "desperate"...
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