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Obama: "This is what a feminist looks like"

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 01:38

U.S. President Barack Obama pointing to himself as he addressed the White House Summit on the United States of Women said, ''This is what a feminist looks like.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. President Barack Obama pointing to himself as he addressed the White House Summit on the United States of Women said, "I may be a little grayer than I was eight years ago, but this is what a feminist looks like." Obama highlighted progress nothing that for the first time a presidential candidate of a major political party is female. He also spoke about change stat are needed the difference in expectations for girls and boys. "We need to keep changing the attitude that raises our girls to be demure, and our boys to be assertive," Obama said, adding, "that criticizes our daughters for speaking out and our sons for shedding a tear." He also said, "We need to change the attitude that punishes women for their sexuality but gives men a pat on the back for theirs." . The President said that the good news is that there is a different attitude among younger women like his daughters Sasha and Malia. He said they believe every door is open to them, "They think it weird that we haven't already had a woman President."

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Obama: "This is what a feminist looks like"

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 01:38