Hillary Blames Everyone but Herself for Losing to Trump
by Stephen Lendman
A second Clinton co-presidency would have been the worst of all deplorable choices – an unparalleled menace to world peace.
Hillary’s pure evil record as me-first lady, US senator and secretary of state speaks for itself, including high crimes of war, racketeering, perjury, shilling for Wall Street and other corporate predators, contempt for ordinary people, an itchy finger on the nuclear trigger if president, and more.
Is she planning another presidential run? Does she think blaming everyone but herself for losing to Trump is a way to turn defeat into 2020 triumph?
In a May 31 Recode interview
, she made light of earning millions of dollars from six-figure paid speeches to Goldman Sachs and other Wall Street banks.
She lied about “fighting rear-guard actions for as long as I’ve been alive” for ordinary people and social justice issues.
She absurdly blamed Citizens United for permitting “unaccountable money flowing in against me,” waging “weaponized information war” as one of many reasons for her defeat.
She claimed “suppression of votes” hurt her, including the Supreme Court for striking down parts of the Voting Rights Act in 2013, letting nine states change their elections laws without advance federal notice.
Voter suppression likely hurt Trump in some battleground states, not Hillary. She ludicrously claimed “1,000 Russian agents…were involved” in undermining her campaign.
“(T)he Russians ran an extensive information war campaign against my campaign to influence voters,” she blustered.
“They did it through paid advertising…false news sites…these thousand agents…through machine learning which…kept spewing out this stuff over and over again. The algorithms that they developed.”
“(T)he Russians historically (launch) cyber attacks, and they are stealing vast amounts of information…weaponiz(ing)” it against America and her, she roared, sounding delusional, off-the-rails, out of touch with reality.
Her blame game also included former FBI director Comey, the NYT and other major media (overwhelming for, not against her), WikiLeaks, and Trump outspending her when it was the other way around.
“I take responsibility for every decision I made, but that’s not why I lost,” she blustered. She’s overwhelmingly despised for good reasons. America’s deep state was split between her and Trump.
An election she looked sure to win went the other way. She’s her own worst enemy, her dishonesty, untrustworthiness, despicable record and persona responsible for her defeat.
After losing to Obama for the Democrat nomination in 2008 and Trump in 2016, will she try again in 2020?
If she’s the best undemocratic Dems can come up with, they deserve to lose. Does it matter?
Whichever wing of America’s duopoly system holds power, dirty business as usual continues like always.
His new book as editor and contributor is titled “Flashpoint in Ukraine: How the US Drive for Hegemony Risks WW III.”
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