In keeping her commitment to run the worst presidential campaign in recent memory, Hillary Clinton has once again refused to step aside and let media momentum turn her opponent’s blunder to her benefit. She couldn’t get out of the way of Snobgate and now she’s about to go down hard in the wake of her own debate victory. Here she is speaking in Philadelphia today, overplaying her hand yet again:
I know some of my opponent’s supporters and my opponent are complaining about the hard questions . . .Well, having been in the White House for eight years and seeing what happens in terms of the pressures and the stresses on a president, that was nothing . . .I’m with Harry Truman on this. If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.
Does she not remember literally crying only a few months ago because “it’s not easy” to run for President? Does she not remember turning that moment of perceived vulnerability into a battery recharge, claiming to have found her voice in those tears? Does she not remember scolding debate moderators on the spot for unfairly making her field questions before Obama?
Hilary Clinton is blind to history. Whether it’s Tuzla, her husband’s pardoning of terrorists, or her own recent words, she can’t imagine the possibility of being fact-checked or called out on a simple matter of public record. This quality is more than a little chilling in someone hoping to be President. It is only a matter of time before Obama exploits this recent burst of hypocrisy and Hillary looks even worse.