There’s something particularly pernicious about how women politicians are singled out
Individual women who are elected should not have to internalize a feeling of vulnerability on the basis of a nefarious Facebook post, verbal threat, or other incident. They absolutely should not be left to deal with it on their own.
In a world where women remain a distinct minority in elected office, the death of Jo Cox, who was a passionate and outspoken advocate for the disadvantaged, in addition to being a mother of young children, is a devastating blow. Screen capture courtesy CNN