When Clinton Won Last Night, These Male Pundits Told Her To Smile

Yesterday Former Secretary of State and Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton won primary elections in Ohio, Florida, North Carolina, Missouri, and Illinois. Yet instead of analyzing what this victory means for the presidential race, male pundits took to Twitter to critique Clinton’s tone and appearance. Take for example, Joe Scarborough, host of Morning Joe on MSNBC, who tweeted that Clinton should “smile.” Here are a couple more reporters and their take on Clinton’s victory speech:


With media coverage and bias playing a huge role in who’s elected, it’s critical we push back when we see sexism like this in political coverage. Join us by tweeting at these reporters with the hashtags #NotBuyingIt and #AskHerMore. Regardless of your political affiliation, let’s make sure sexism has no place in our media, our politics, or our larger society.



Jennifer Siebel Newsom & The Representation Project team

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