Topic: Women in Politics | By | December 4, 2008
Janes, this week we spoke with former White House Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers, who recently authored the book Why Women Should Rule the World. Perfect title, we love it already! Her argument? More women in positions of power would be better for the world — not because women are the same as men but because women are different. Agreed.
Myers was Press Secretary during the first two years of the Clinton administration, and at age 31, was the second youngest, and first woman, to hold the job. Since then she’s been a political analyst, commentator, author, and even consultant to the NBC show “The West Wing.” She’s also a mom to two, (and is happy to talk about how motherhood is one of the many things that makes women better leaders).
She sat down with CJP to discuss Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin, why she thinks women should rule the world, and what advice she’d give to incoming Press Secretary Robert Gibbs…