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    Clinton’s Bid Exposes a New American Misogyny

    Could it be worse than becoming the first Black president? From measured to vicious critiques of Hillary Clinton, something ugly lurks beneath the surface, posits writer Peter Beinart. Fifty-two percent of white men have “very unfavorable” views of her, and overall negative impressions are the highest since such surveys began in 1980. Much of the misogynistic response appears to have intensified — and become more publicly acceptable — over the course of her campaign. And if Australia and Brazil are any example, a President Clinton could face a backlash that goes far beyond politics.

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