BuzzFeed and The Hill cover Chelsea as if she were a Kardashian. Politico also cooed over Chelsea’s new “spicy, sarcastic online personality” on Twitter. Then the Beltway publication hailed her upcoming children’s book, which opportunistically cribs left-wing feminist Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s cri de coeur, “She Persisted.”
The Huffington Post breathlessly reported on Chelsea’s brave thoughts about breastfeeding and menstruation. She boldly asserted in a wellness article that we all need to “support” breastfeeding women and menstruating girls “by talking candidly” about them. OK then. Prepare the Nobel Prize nomination, stat!
Insipid platitudes deserve eye rolls, not gala celebrations. What independent “power of women” has Chelsea Clinton exercised — other than inheriting her father’s name and what’s left of her two-time-losing mother’s political cachet?
“Lifetime achievement”? She skated through college and pulled family strings to secure her short-lived, high-priced jobs in management consulting and media.