Now that Cynthia Nixon has announced her candidacy for governor of New York, Sex and the City fans, as well as those interested in NY politics, have a lot to say. Bwog Staffer Megan Wylie, who happens to be both a political science major and such a Charlotte, has some theories on the next Barnard alum who should jump into the race ASAP.
Sex and the City provided my younger self with a series of philosophical questions that guided my life, and as someone who has worked on various local campaigns, I am very conflicted about these two worlds crossing. As Carrie, arguably a closeted misogynist, once asked: “Were women in New York really giving up on love and throttling up on power?” Perhaps, but in today’s political climate, what do we have to lose? At least Cynthia Nixon played a character with a law degree and a love for pantsuits.
While her candidacy is controversial, Barnard alums are known for shaking things up in the world. Carrie once ended an artful post with the following question: “Are there times when the ladies should just shut the fuck up?” The answer, dear Carrie, is fuck no. So instead, here are some more Bold, Beautiful Barnard babes that should throw their name into the gubernatorial hat:
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