Good piece in The Guardian
that gets Hillary's situation just about right. The turning point was when she teared up just before the New Hampshire primary in 2008. That was the moment of epiphany... and liberation. She, and we, learned that she could be herself in public and not only survive, but be embraced by the world. That's what put her in the situation she is in today -- unique in American history for a woman: She can be President of the United States if she wants to. Full stop. It's up to her. That's empowerment.