Elizabeth Warren’s Charisma-Competence Double-Bind – The Atlantic

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/04/elizabeth-warrens-charisma-didnt-suddenly-disappear/586690/

Not sure why @peterbeinart is quoting The Washington Examiner, but, yeah, I think this is true:

«When describing Warren, journalists often imply that she must choose between being wonky and being charismatic. As the Times put it early this year, “Warren is making a personal and political wager that audiences care more about policy savvy than captivating oration.” But when describing Buttigieg, journalists suggest no such trade-off. The Washington Examiner recently praised his “authentic charisma, intellect, and policy chops.” Vanity Fair in March commended his “smarts and charisma.”»

I still like Warren, and find her plenty inspirational.

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