PHILADELPHIA — Hillary Clinton becoming the first female presidential nominee of a major party not only breaks glass ceilings, it opens doors to all sorts of firsts. The most interesting first being: the first time a man holds the role of president's spouse.
On the second day of the Democratic National Convention, President Bill Clinton made a powerful case for electing his wife. He began his speech by simply saying, “In the spring of 1971, I met a girl...” and went on to highlight some of her lesser-known accomplishments, showing the former-first lady's more personal side.
"This woman has never been satisfied with the status quo in anything. She always wants to move the ball forward. That is just who she is," Bill Clinton said.
For decades, Hillary Clinton has been working in public service. During the Clintons' White House years, she was often seen as the woman behind the man. Which got us wondering what will we call Bill Clinton if his wife defeats Donald Trump in November?
Will he be the First husband? First man? First Y chromosome? First Man Up? There are plenty of possibilities. First Guy. First Mister. First Mate. First Senor. First Dude.
Not bad choices! Fact is, we've got time to think about it. In the meantime, some others with Y chromosomes will take the stage in Philly. President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and the man who wants his job, Senator Tim Kaine will all speak on the third night of this history-making convention.
It's not all about history at the DNC. Hillary's looking to the future, as well.
“If there are any little girls out there who stayed up late to watch, let me just say, I may become the first woman president but one of you is next,” Hillary Clinton said.