I went back to MOMocrats to see what I’d written on feminism and intersectionality there, to refresh my memory.
And I realize that to adequately describe the trajectory of my very, very complicated feelings about Hilary Clinton’s campaign, you’d have to start with the piece that got me jumped into MOMocrats and the conversation it launched over the course of several months:
And from there, then-Senator Clinton’s campaign became a non-stop case study in the fissures and failures of intersectionality to hold together.
Think Maybe Batman’s on Twitter? Holy Logjam Alert! 3/6/08 (delegate math, oy)
Obama Calls Clinton on Surrogate’s Remarks, 3/11/08 (Geraldine Ferraro)
Obama Picks Up Some Edwards Delegates: Devil’s in the Details, 3/16/08 (more delegate math)
Mark Penn: Finito With the Clinton Campaign…Or Not? 4/07/08 (I blame Mark Penn and Hillary for relying on him)
**Condoleezza Rice as McCain’s VP: It’s a Poison Cookie. Don’t Eat If Offered. 4/14/08 (GOP interpretations of race, gender and identity politics)
Go Read It: Hillary’s “Obliterate Iran” Remark and the Overseas Reaction, 4/25/08 (more hawkishness)
The Curse of Punxsutawney Phil–And How to Lift It, 4/30/08 (more delegate math)
Reverend Wright Ate My Homework, 5/2/08 (which Clinton pioneered the use of, and McCain attempted to resurrect)
**Open Letter to Senator Clinton: Feminism is Not Academic, 5/7/08 (the Clinton-Obama, or Obama-Clinton ticket will never be a reality now…a total breakdown in intersectionality)