— The Hill (@thehill) April 12, 2016
From The Hill article:
…. “I want young girls and boys to come here 10, 20, 100 years from now to know that women fought for equality,” he said at the Sewall-Belmont House and Museum in Washington. Obama designated the Capitol Hill site as a national monument to honor the women’s rights movement.
“I want them to be astonished there was ever a time when women were vastly outnumbered in the boardroom or in Congress, that there was ever a time when a woman had never sat in the Oval Office.”
Without mentioning the current presidential race, Obama said he does not know how long it will take for a woman to be elected. “But I know we are getting closer to that day because of the work of generations of active, committed citizens.”…
Obama and Biden are officially neutral in the hotly contested Democratic presidential primary between Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), and aides made an effort to show they’re not tipping the scales in favor of Clinton.
White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Obama was making a “values statement” and not a comment on a specific candidate in his speech Tuesday.
“I think the president indicated in his remarks that the country is ready for that,” Earnest said when asked if Obama is ready for a female president. “But the candidates are going to be evaluated on their values and their priorities and their agenda.”…
Always keeping in mind that this is our actual opposition:
U of Pitt warns students that tomorrow's Trump rally on campus will be open carry. What could possibly go wrong? pic.twitter.com/Ue0HDydINJ
— AlGiordano (@AlGiordano) April 13, 2016