To hear some people tell it, a loss for Elizabeth Warren is a loss for womankind. Ever since the Massachusetts senator withdrew her presidential candidacy after finishing third in her home state primary on Super Tuesday, many have described her demise as resulting from dislike and fear of strong women and a victory for the dread patriarchy.
Oddly, nobody says that about Sen. Amy Klobuchar, who’d withdrawn and endorsed Joe Biden only days before. Evidently, some women are more emblematic than others. But hold that thought.