The 2016 election could come down to the single ladies.
That’s the warning to Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and the rest of the field from Rebecca Traister, author of a new book titled “All the Single Ladies” that’s getting a lot of buzz.
Candidates can’t ignore that the power of the single ladies bloc is growing — 53% of adult American women are now single. Democrats count on the support of unmarried women to win. Many voters are upset with the status quo this year, but single women have an especially long list of reasons to be mad. Simply being born female in the United States means you’ll probably earn lessthan your male peers and pay more for life’s basic necessities. Traister argues that this is “a revolution,” yet the U.S. government and many businesses are still operating with a 1960s mentality. Read more.