Former Secretary of State Madeline Albright is surely going to think that Congresswoman [crscore]Mia Love[/crscore] (R-UT) is going to a particularly special place in hell for her reaction to Hillary Clinton clinching the Democratic nomination.
In a little-noticed Facebook post Tuesday, Love argued that Clinton should be judged by the content of her character, not her gender.
“A female President would certainly be historic, but Hillary Clinton would be a historic disaster. Shattering the glass ceiling with her shrill rhetoric along with the blunt force of her divisive and dishonest political machine is more of a breakdown than a breakthrough.
“Her promises to continue the same failed policies of President Obama, which have sadly hurt women and minorities the most, should not be viewed as enlightened vision or real leadership. We have seen the pattern of dishonesty, deception and division in her failed leadership in Benghazi, her business dealings and her email scandal (all fact).
“More than a breakthrough our country needs a break-up with the failed policies and failed leadership Hillary Clinton is offering,” she concluded.
Love, of course, achieved her own little milestone in 2014 when she became the first black Republican woman elected to Congress. Quoting her comments would have provided an interesting counterpoint to all the gloating over Clinton’s historic nomination.
Remember? Journalists are supposed to include counter-points for fairness.
Does the virtual news blackout about Love’s remarks mean Republican black women’s lives do not matter much to the mainstream media?