U.S. Secretary of State. Presidential candidate. First woman to be elected Senator from the state of New York.
Hillary has been such a major player on the national stage for so long it’s easy to forget the number of glass ceilings she’s shattered.
And, of course, the first American First Lady to experience her husband’s infidelity – a painful enough situation to contend with in private – in front of the whole world and be judged for her every reaction. Much of the criticism she endured came from feminists who were offended by her decision to stay with Bill. Nonetheless, she handled the infidelity and her critics with strength, dignity and grace – which pretty much describes the way she takes on some of the world’s more troublesome leaders.
In the process, she’s gone from being the most divisive woman on the national stage to being the most respected. Monica, who?