“I don’t know if a woman would be given a pass necessarily. . . . I respect John Boehner because he has worn his feelings on his sleeve on things that are so important to him . . . and I give him that pass, too.”
She continued, “But that’s one of those things where a double standard certainly is applied. I’m sure if I got up there and did a speech and I started breaking down and cried about how important it is to me that our children and our grandchildren are provided great opportunities, I’m sure that I would be knocked a little bit for that.