Ken Collins: Opportunity lost |

Ken Collins: Opportunity lost

Rosa Parks, Susan B Anthony, Shirley Chisholm and even Sally Ride. Great stories of American women breaking through some very tough male-dominated times.

They also have another thing in common. They are hanging their heads in sadness.

It could be another 30 years before this country will have a chance to vote on a woman presidential candidate. And maybe never for one so qualified as Hillary Clinton. She was more qualified, in fact, than any of the hundreds of men who have run.

But she was deemed flawed, because she misused her email server. After about 10 investigations and millions of dollars wasted, it was determined she was negligent and used bad judgment. (George W. is shaking his head.)

She was never charged with anything. Meanwhile Trump has a court date coming up for fraud. And they called her “crooked.”

How women who voted for, perhaps, the most misogynistic person in American political history and then can look at their children without some shame is beyond me.

Trump is a huge question mark. But he is a liar, fraud, racist, adulterer, narcissist and a sexual predator. Hillary used bad judgment.

If a woman can justify that vote to her children and all other women, I question American humanity.

So much work and progress for people the last eight years is about to dissolve. How long before we get back to this point? How long before a woman can lead this country?

Ken Collins

Oak Creek

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