Gloria Borger, a chief CNN political analyst, said the following after Hillary Clinton's concession speech: "That's what women do. They automatically apologize right away. It's the first thing they say -- I'm sorry."
This comment was widely criticized as sexist.
The hashtag choice says a lot.
Excellent observation: First thing HRC did was apologize. As we women do. That's both heartbreaking and reassuring somehow.— Emma Badame (@pollyprissypant) November 9, 2016
One Twitter user saw it as both "heartbreaking and reassuring."
Lady on CNN said the first thing Clinton did was apologize because "that's what women do" 😐🙃🙄— Nika T (@nikatafarroji) November 9, 2016
The emojis say it all.
Women always apologize. It is not Hillary Clinton's fault that our country made a tragic decision.— Lo (@love_lorenlee) November 9, 2016
Others thought it wasn't up to Hillary to apologize.
But some thought it was a positive.
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