Sex and the presidency

Samantha Bee of "The Daily Show" morphs into Bradshaw to find out about Hillary.


Rebecca Traister
September 19, 2007 10:35PM (UTC)

Thanks to Jezebel for linking to Tuesday night's excellent "Daily Show" segment by Samantha Bee. In it, Bee morphs into a very believable Carrie Bradshaw as she wonders, in Sarah Jessica Parker-perfect tones, now that women can be "doctresses, body-buildtrixes and firemenwomen," "Is America ready for a woman president?"

The whole clip is hilarious, but the best part is probably when Bee goes "cruising the sample sales with [her] feminist friend Kim Gandy, the lady president of some lady thing." That would be the National Organization for Women.

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Rebecca Traister

Rebecca Traister writes for Salon. She is the author of "Big Girls Don't Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women" (Free Press). Follow @rtraister on Twitter.

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