Whether you love heror you hate her
or you begrudgingly support herbecause the alternative
is the literal apocalypse,you got to acknowledge
the historical natureof Hillary Clinton becoming
the first female presidentialnominee for a major party.
And as a signof just how far we've come,
Boing Boing noted a 1995 article
in which a T-shirt reading
"Someday a womanwill be president"
was pulled from Wal-Mart shelves
because it offended shoppers
and "goes againstWal-Mart family values."
If this all sounds unbelievable,keep in mind this was back
in 1995-- the 1900s, guys--
when TLC's "Waterfalls" toppedthe charts,
Time magazine's Man of the Yearwas Newt Gingrich,
and every Vine star was justsome really annoying (bleep).
-over the break...-(cheering and applause)
It was a different time.
A young, floppy-hairedChris Hardwick
was helping Jenny McCarthybecome famous. Uh...