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Why Women Apologize

Once again, a woman faces repercussions for her own success

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Though Joe Biden still hasn’t announced his VP pick, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president has committed to bringing a woman onto his ticket. That promise feels a little marred, however, given that the campaign may only want a female vice president who is sufficiently contrite.

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Jessica Valenti

Jessica Valenti

Feminist author & columnist. Native NYer, pasta enthusiast.

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