Ten years ago, a staffer on Hillary Clinton’s 2008 campaign reported a top aide for sexual harassment. What did Clinton do? Gave the aide a slap on the wrist and re-assigned the woman who reported the harassment to a different job.
Hillary, one of Harvey Weinstein’s old pals, has released a LONG statement in an attempt to explain What Happened™, which starts out with this tweet slamming… Trump’s State of the Union speech:
I wrote a Facebook post about a decision I made 10 years ago, what’s changed, & on an issue you didn’t hear a single word about tonight. Take a look. https://t.co/itPfGtIMOM
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) January 31, 2018
That statement is as Clinton as a Clinton can get without collapsing into itself and forming a black hole. It only takes a few words to say “Ok, I haven’t lived up to my rhetoric,” but instead Hillary puts out a statement that’s longer than your average Tom Clancy novel.
Hillary’s spin reminded me of the guy in Forrest Gump trying to explain why he hit Jenny: