The Likability Project: If They Call You a Mean Girl, Can You Be President?

Joanne Bamberger
5 min readFeb 11, 2019
Image by Lorie Schaull/Flickr/CC License

If people think you’re a mean girl, can you still run for president?

If recent stories that leaked days before Amy Klobuchar announced her 2020 presidential campaign are the only things you’d ever heard or read about her — which is probably the case with many Americans — you might wonder how on earth “Amy” (as she is referring to…

Joanne Bamberger

Author, opinion journalist, attorney, photographer. Entreprenurial Journalism Fellow, Newmark J School/CUNY