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A remarkable day for women in presidential politics

A remarkable day for women in presidential politics

Carly Fiorina’s presidential announcement video opens with a shot of her watching another presidential announcement video, Hillary Clinton’s. In the next shot, Fiorina clicks off the remote, looks archly into the camera, and says: “Our founders never intended us to have a professional political class.” There was nothing very imaginative or interesting about Fiorina’s video to kick off her candidacy for president Monday (though I do admit a small measure of disappointment that it wasn’t as campy as her infamous demon sheep ad from the 2010 U.S. Senate race). At this point in the race, the GOP candidates haven’t descended into bitter...

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