Last week in California, the wives of five presidential candidates participated in a forum where they discussed balancing family life with their husband’s presidential ambitions. The five women were Cindy McCain, Ann Romney, Jeri Thompson, Elizabeth Edwards, and Michelle Obama. Here’s the Washington Post’s account. The reporter seems disappointed that no one would fess up to being a dragon lady. Moderator Maria Shriver was too.
I watched part of the forum on C-SPAN. All five women did well, but in general the older they were the more they impressed me.
UPDATE: I should add that only one of the five women is older than me — Ann Romney, by one day.
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