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Seth Meyers Reminds Hillary Clinton That the “Rules Are Different” for a Woman Running for President

Whether or not you believe that the main reason people dislike Hillary Clinton is because she’s a woman and/or the sexist propaganda that has resulted from her being a woman, it’s hard to deny (though people will certainly try) that sexism at least plays a part in the dynamics of this year’s presidential election, as it does in everything involving women. Here’s Seth Meyers on Late Night to point out just that with a spot-on Ferris Bueller comparison.

It’s also worth noting that the rules are different for Clinton because that’s what’s best for most of the news media. Here’s a quick reminder of just what’s happened this week:

(via Deadline, image via screengrab)

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