From Texas Standard:
As America celebrates the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which established women’s right to vote, we also celebrate the strides women have made in being elected to political office.
Despite those strides, though, the highest office in the land – the presidency – has remained the exclusive domain of men.
Many political observers thought 2016 would be the year the so-called glass ceiling would be broken. But Republican Donald Trump’s defeat of Democrat Hillary Clinton in the electoral college made people like Jennifer Palmieri – who was director of communications for Clinton’s campaign – question just how much progress women have made.
Palmieri’s latest book, “She Proclaims: Our Declaration of Independence from a Man’s World,” considers that question. Palmieri, who also served White House director of communications in the Obama administration from 2013 to 2015, told Texas Standard she hadn’t believed…