Check this article out from the New York Times called women in charge, women who charge by Judith Warner. (you may need to sign up for the site buts its free and worth it)
Very good article, especially the link to the You Tube vid which catalogues every stupid and openly offensive remark made against Hilary Clinton. Whatever your political views on the woman I think you will find this is pretty jaw dropping stuff even if most of the misogyny is from knuckle dragging Murdock owning Fox news. At the very least it shows us how mainstream America has still got a long way to go in abandoning its sexist views on women in public life.
And the vid