Despite being involved in high-level American politics for nearly a quarter of a century, she said: ‘I cannot imagine anyone being more of an outsider than the first woman president. I mean, really, let’s think about that.’
From the DailyMail:
She also told Face The Nation’s John Dickerson on Sunday: ‘I am a real person, with all the pluses and minuses that go along with being that.’
She told Dickinson: ‘All these mothers and fathers bring me the place mats with all the presidents, and they bring their daughters, and they say, my daughter has a question for you.
‘And the daughter says: “How come there are no girls on this place mat?”‘
Clinton said of adding a female face to the montage: ‘I think that’s a pretty big unconventional choice.’
And she told Dickinson: ‘I know you’re asking, “Do we want people who have never been elected to anything, who have no political experience, who have never made any hard choices in the public area?” Well, voters are going to have to decide that.’
Dickerson later asked Clinton to describe ‘the real Hillary in three words’.
‘Just three words?’ she laughed. ‘I can’t possibly do that.
‘I mean, look, I am a real person, with all the pluses and minuses that go along with being that and have been in the public eye for so long that I think – you know, it’s like the feature that you see in some magazines sometimes: Real people actually go shopping, you know?’
Hillary for America Chair John Podesta wrote that he joined the campaign because Clinton has the ‘grit, intelligence, track record and strength’ to be president, but the point of the email was to get supporters to sign up for the chance to win a meet-and-greet with Hillary in Vegas, at the first Democratic debate.
He added, ‘She can talk about anything and everything – from the Kardashians to wonky climate change policy.’
REALLY Hillary? You CAN’T imagine ANYONE being more of an outsider? Get Real! How can you BEGIN to even say that? Wasn’t your husband elected Governor of Arkansas for not 1, but 12 years? Weren’t you the FIRST LADY from 1993 – 2001? Didn’t you serve as US Senator in NY, not once but TWICE? Weren’t you the US Secretary of State under Obama? WHO could be anymore of an INSIDER than YOU!? Shut the front door!
I must say, I do agree with you on two items: You are definitely real AND with all the minuses – Benghazi, Fast and Furious, Whitewater, Lewinsky, Arab Spring, Travelgate, Filegate, email scandal,… need I go on?
To quote Hillary in her own words:
“There’s a certain consistency to who I am and what I do, and I think people have finally said, ‘Well, you know, I kinda get her now.” – Hillary Clinton, 2012
I agree with you TOTALLY! There is a definite consistency! I get you and the American people get you! Oh, and one more thing – ‘the REAL Hillary in three words’: LIAR, DISHONEST and CRIMINAL.
For someone who taught criminal law, you certainly paid excellent attention. You may be a criminal, but you are certainly NOT an outsider!
Written by Nancy Hayes
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