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Ideas why Hillary wore white

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PHILADELPHIA – Thursday night, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton accepted the nomination of the Democratic Party for president wearing a white pantsuit. 

What was the message, and why did she wear white?

Clinton did tell the cheering crowd, "Once you break through a glass ceiling, the sky's the limit!"

Think Progress says her color choice was for two reasons:

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1. The first female Democrat nominee for vice-president Geraldine Ferraro wore white when she accepted her party's nomination to run with Walter Mondale in 1984. 

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2. In the early 1900s, the suffragettes pushing for the passage of the 19th Amendment wore white, too. 

Or, others wonder if it simply wasn't a message back to Melania Trump who wore a $2,200 white dress during her speech before the Republican National Convention last week: 

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In any case, it's almost ironic that the Democrats are making such a big deal about the first woman their party has ever nominated for president when at the same time, they're pushing to de-gender the culture and blur the lines between sexes.

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