This piece gets to something that has always bugged me: She was seen as a lackluster campaigner until she beat Scott Brown, then a dynamic campaigner when she didn't challenge Hillary, and now a "school marm" campaigner because uh reasons
Journalists say Elizabeth Warren has chosen wonkiness over charisma. But male candidates don't have to choose
"Many male, and some female, voters demand that women presidential candidates work so much harder to prove their competence—and then react negatively once they do so." on Elizabeth Warren's double bind
If Elizabeth Warren were a man running for President, she would have already been described as *charismatic.*
"Many male, and some female, voters demand that women presidential candidates work so much harder to prove their competence—and then react negatively once they do so." on Elizabeth Warren's double bind
“why can’t policy nerds be charismatic? The academic research is clear: They can. It’s just easier when the nerds are men.” Great piece by
.⁦:“Media aren’t responsible for the fact that many...voters demand that women presidential cands work harder to prove their competence—& then react negatively once they do.But journalists do have an obligation to explain what’s going on”
How the press turned Elizabeth Warren into Hillary Clinton
"Many male, and some female, voters demand that women presidential candidates work so much harder to prove their competence—and then react negatively once they do so." on Elizabeth Warren's double bind
Elizabeth Warren used to be widely viewed as a charismatic politician. Then she ran for president.
Journalists used to call Elizabeth Warren charismatic. Then she began running for president
"To be considered charismatic,leaders must be both appealing & inspiring,both likable & visionary.Unfortunately for women who seek positions of power,they’re rarely perceived as possessing these characteristics while also being deemed competent...” #sexism
"Many male, and some female, voters demand that women presidential candidates work so much harder to prove their competence—and then react negatively once they do so." on Elizabeth Warren's double bind
Elizabeth Warren had charisma, and then she ran for president: Why can’t policy nerds be charismatic? The academic research is clear: They can. It’s just easier when the nerds are men (via )