Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox

Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox

by Joanne Bamberger


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Hillary Clinton’s name is on everyone’s lips as we head into the 2016 presidential election. But as we know from the 2008 presidential campaign, and its outcome, Clinton evokes extreme and varied emotions among voters in a way no other candidate in recent memory has. But why?

Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox delves into the nuances of our complicated feelings about one of the most powerful women ever in American politics. In this timely collection, editor Joanne Bamberger gathers a unique and diverse group of writers of all ages, walks of life, and political affiliations, while also providing the narrative framework through which to view the history that’s led us to this moment in time—the moment when voters must decide whether they can forgive Hillary Clinton for not being the perfect candidate or the perfect woman and finally elect our first woman president. Timely and fresh, Love Her, Love Her Not will provoke new conversations and push political and cultural dialogue in the US to a new level.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781631528064
Publisher: She Writes Press
Publication date: 11/03/2015
Pages: 226
Sales rank: 664,790
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Joanne Bamberger is an award-winning independent journalist, published author, political/media strategist, acknowledged expert on women and new media, and an experienced media guest on politics and social media. She is the publisher and editor-in-chief of the award-winning digital magazine The Broad Side, as well as the former award-winning blog, PunditMom. Her writing has been published in the Washington Post, USA Today, The Daily Beast, Politics Daily, and Huffington Post, and her political commentary has been featured on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, XM POTUS Radio, and more. Learn more at

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I liked this book much more than I expected to like it. This book will appeal most to women who remember Hillary Clinton from when she was First Lady. The focus of this book is what women think of Hillary as an example of a high profile woman who is running for president. The book dominated by the left. Most of the writers like her. Despite this limitation this book does provide some interesting information about Hillary Clinton . There are some essays by her neighbors in New York which show her more as an everyday person. This book made me realize that in many ways she has lead a highly privileged life (unlike Bill). I think it hurts her with women that we don’t know what makes her tick and women more than men value a certain openness and wiliness to discuss personal issues(I call someone a “Hillary Clinton” a person either male or female whom we know is professionally smart and competent but otherwise we don’t really know too much about them). For the record, I was for Hilary when it was a race between her and Obama but I no longer support her. I don’t like political dynasties. I believe she has tried to get around certain laws by having her own e-mail server and she has told too many lies. I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. (less)