“Before my mom’s campaign I would have said no. Not because it was something I had thought a lot about but because people have been asking me that my whole life,” Clinton, speaking of her mother’s unsuccessful 2008 presidential bid, said in an interview for the September issue of Vogue.
“And now I don’t know… . I mean, I have voted in every election that I have been qualified to vote in since I turned eighteen,” Clinton continued.
In the interview, Clinton talked about her relationship with her famed parents and unique up-bringing, noting how sometimes afterschool conversations focused on a budget fight and occasionally being pulled out of class for signings of international peace treaties.
To put it another way, Clinton is ready to go public. “Historically I deliberately tried to lead a private life in the public eye, and now I am trying to lead a purposefully public life,” she says. We’ll tell whoever set aside Texts from Chelsea to start updating any day now.