interview with CNN’s Dana Bash. “We have to continue to pursue them and encourage others to do the same.”The former presidential candidate’s remarks follow an interview wherein Ocasio-Cortez said young girls’ dreams of becoming president “provokes a lot of inner conflict” because she dislikes telling young people what they can and can’t do, but she has also witnessed the “hate” directed toward women and women of color.“I hold two contradictory things [in mind] at the same time,” Ocasio-Cortez said in an interview with GQ published Sept.
7. “One is just the relentless belief that anything is possible. But at the same time, my experience here has given me a front-row seat to how deeply and unconsciously, as well as consciously, so many people in this country hate women.
And they hate women of color.”While Clinton has certainly experienced the obstacles faced by female presidential candidates, she took a more hopeful view than AOC by saying that “a woman will become our president at some point.”“I think it’s sad that we have so many people who either seem to resent or oppose women in the public arena, whether it’s politics and government or the media or anything else,” she said.Read more on thewrap.com