Probably the most common reason given for supporting Hillary is that she would become the first female president of the United States.
That being a women should not disqualify one from being president is a generally accepted truism, even though women still are fighting for equality that has been denied them since women were prohibited from owning property and voting.
But the argument that Hillary should be president because she is a woman and it is time for a woman to become president is akin to saying that her qualification for office is her vagina.
All other factors being equal, it would be a reasonable call for a vagina to tip the scales in a candidate’s favor.
But those other factors must be equal. Are they?
The most important factors in evaluating the candidates should be their policies, their integrity, and their honesty.
If the candidates are comparable in those…
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