Quotable: Gloria Steinem’s Not Surprised Hillary Clinton Isn’t President

Jessica Wakeman | March 10, 2010 - 2:10 pm

“I do think Hillary Clinton’s candidacy changed the atmosphere. I never for a moment thought a woman could win. It’s too soon. But I do think that her candidacy made it possible for many more people to imagine a woman president. How she got up every morning and took that much punishment, I don’t know. She was so strong.”

Women’s rights activist Gloria Steinem thinks America was not ready for the first woman president. Do you agree? [Sacramento Bee]