Kamala Harris’s Ambition Trap – The Atlantic

The specter of the bitch has lived on in American politics. Geraldine Ferraro, Walter Mondale’s running mate in 1984, found herself dismissed by George H. W. Bush’s press secretary as “too bitchy” for the No. 2 job. The critiques of Ferraro, and of Sarah Palin during the 2008 election cycle, didn’t always summon fears of Lady Macbeth—sometimes the goal just seemed to be to push the ladies back into their rightful place. Remember all the breathless stories about Palin’s figure, and her glasses and wardrobe? Ferraro was asked, at a campaign stop, whether she could bake blueberry muffins. Even some of Mondale’s aides, Ferraro later said, were so condescending to her that she suggested that whenever they looked at her, they should “pretend” that she was “a gray-haired southern gentleman, a senator from Texas.”

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Florida Atlantic vs. Charlotte odds: 2020 college football picks, predictions from proven computer model

A Conference USA battle is on tap Saturday between the Florida Atlantic Owls and the Charlotte 49ers at 4 p.m. ET at FAU Stadium. Charlotte is 0-1 this season, while Florida Atlantic has yet to play in 2020. The 49ers are 4-1 against the spread in their last five conference games. The Owls, meanwhile, are 4-0 against the spread in their last four home games.

]The under is 5-1 in Florida Atlantic’s last six games against a team with a losing record. The Owls are favored by 6.5-points in the latest Florida Atlantic vs. Charlotte odds from William Hill, and the over-under is set at 62.5. Before you make any Charlotte vs. Florida Atlantic picks, check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a

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