27. Rep. AOC’s response to Rep. Ted Yoho’s apology, misogyny in politics and the “double bind” women in leadership face


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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), a congresswoman from New York, was rudely accosted on the steps of the US Capitol by fellow congressman Rep. Ted Yoho(R-Fla.), according to a report from The Hill.

In this week’s episode, we talk with Communications Professor Keri Thompson of Emerson College. Thompson is also an elected official from the town of Cohasset, Massachusetts. We talk with her about AOC’s response to Yoho’s apology, misogyny in politics, and the “double bind” many women in leadership roles experience.

Recorded on Friday, July 24th, 2020

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