I’m a wife and a mom, and I’m not excited about Hillary Clinton

I’m a wife and a mom, and I’m not excited about Hillary Clinton
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If you’re going to vote for Hillary Clinton for president, don’t do it because she’s a woman. In fact, ask yourself: If a man had the same policy platform, track record and resume as Clinton, would you vote for him?

There. I said it.

Cue the onslaught of outrage from actress Lena Dunham, homemaking guru Martha Stewart and the rest of Clinton’s plank of prominent campaign surrogates urging women everywhere to rally behind the first female presidential nominee.

But hear me out: I’m a woman, a wife and a mom. And I’m not excited about Clinton’s candidacy.

Clinton isn’t a political outsider, breaking through some thick swamp of corrupt men to stand up for women like me. I don’t think she represents the issues women care about, and I won’t be voting for her.

Yet women like me are being told what a historic moment this is. That Clinton is about to break the proverbial glass ceiling, and we can help her do it by casting a vote this November. Some are even trying to make us feel guilty for not joining the #imwithher fad.

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