After the release of her book, “What Happened,” Hillary Clinton appeared on NBC's “Today” show. In classic Clinton fashion, she didn't waste any time and got right to the point of blaming just about everyone else for her loss during the 2016 election.
When asked about misogyny and sexism written in her book, Clinton responded:
"I think there's a lot of evidence and a lot of research supporting the idea that race is a much more motivating factor for voters than gender is.
I write in the book about an incredible conversation I had with Sheryl Sandberg, who has done so much work to really untangle what it is ... what you have to do to be successful and what is tinged, if not effected by sexism. She says the research is absolutely clear — the more professionally successful a man becomes, the more likable he is. The more professionally successful a woman becomes, the less likable she is.
And the more a woman is in service for someone else — You know when I was secretary of state, I came out of that job with I think a 69% approval rating because I was in service to my country. I was in service to our president. I was proud to do it — but when a woman walks into the arena and says ‘I’m going for this myself,’ it really does have a dramatic effect...”