By Amanda Arnold,
Regardless of their stance on universal health care, their voting record, or endorsements, the women running for president have been haunted by the same question: Are they “likable”? While all politicians are evaluated in terms of their likability, the equation is particularly fraught for women — especially since, typically, the more a woman exhibits qualities associated with authority, the more people tend to dislike her.
So how does this bode for the women running for president? To get at this question, the Cut and U.K.-based market research and data analytics firm YouGov polled more than 1,200 people of all backgrounds — boomers and millennials, men and women, progressives and conservatives. We asked respondents if they like or dislike four female candidates — Elizabeth Warren, Tulsi Gabbard, Amy Klobuchar, and Kamala Harris — and why. (This poll was conducted before Harris dropped out.)
Click here to read the full article published by The Cut on 9 December 2019.