Summary Of The Chapter 'Sex And The City Voters, My Ass'

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The lecture notes and Valentin’s chapter “Sex and the City Voters, My Ass” provided good examples of language used to attack female politicians. The language used by the media and the journalist can often affect the public perceptions of these women. People become more focused in their appearance and personalities, and may disregard of what these women are capable of doing for the public. For instance, the lecture note discussed that there is no difference between the language used against Hillary Clinton during her current and 2008 presidential campaign. She was being called “emotional”, which results in the idea that she is incapable to making good decisions. As what you mentioned, the language used against female politicians can really affect
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