Wednesday, December 19, 2007

The Crying Game

Yes, I'm still alive.

Anyway, this is a very interesting article on Yahoo!

Basically, the article talks about how acceptable it is to the American public for different politicians to cry. It mentions that Hillary Clinton is not allowed to show tears because that would make her seem weak, but in men, it looks like sensitivity.

We all know it's true, I just think it's neat when more mainstream news outlets like Yahoo! make it known to people who otherwise might not think about how gender can influence how we think of showing emotion, especially in politicians.

1 comment:

FEMily! said...

I think it's interesting that the only Democratic presidential candidate mentioned is Hillary Clinton. They make this story out to be something about gender, but political affiliation might have something to do with it as well.