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Ladies’ Night at the DNC

By Sady Doyle in Medium

Kamala Harris’ big night was also the Democrats’ invocation of girl power

In the hours before the Democratic National Convention began on Wednesday, all I could think of was that stupid glass ceiling.

You know the one: Hillary Clinton put 18 million metaphorical cracks in it back in 2008. Her face symbolically shattered it at the 2016 convention. It hung over everyone’s head at the Javits Center on the night of Clinton’s presumed victory, until state after state turned red and those almighty symbolic roof panels started to feel more like a cruel joke: Nope, not broken.

In the hours before the Democratic National Convention began on Wednesday, all I could think of was that stupid glass ceiling.

You know the one: Hillary Clinton put 18 million metaphorical cracks in it back in 2008. Her face symbolically shattered it at the 2016 convention. It hung over everyone’s head at the Javits Center on the night of Clinton’s presumed victory, until state after state turned red and those almighty symbolic roof panels started to feel more like a cruel joke: Nope, not broken. CLICK TO CONTINUE

 

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