Some Hopeful Signs For Women in Politics

BUT APART from that one race, how did women leaders fare on Tuesday? The answer: surprisingly well. The defeat of Hillary Clinton in the presidential campaign has obviously overshadowed every other contest, but the success of down-ballot candidates provides an encouraging antidote to despair. Women continue to climb the political ladder, and with any luck the election of a misogynist like Donald Trump will spur even more to throw their hats into the ring.