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blaming others is the most human thing hillary has ever done

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blaming others is the most human thing hillary has ever done

this morning, sarah westwood of the washington examiner tweeted about hillary clinton’s new book “what happened.” westwood said she was “[o]nly a couple chapters in & here are all the things clinton has blamed for her election loss so far”:“the audacious information warfare waged from the kremlin”“the unprecedented intervention in our election by the director of the fbi”“a political press that told voters that my emails were the most important story”“deep currents of anger and resentment flowing through our culture”“the media gave [trump] free wall-to-wall coverage”“fox news was turning politics into an evidence-free zone of seething resentments”“maybe it’s because i’m a woman, and we’re not used to women running for president”“the problems started with history. it was exceedingly difficult for either party to hold onto the white house for more than eight years in a row.”“there was also a ‘clinton fatigue’ to consider.”before we go on, i know i’m not the only person who thinks of fred willard’s “wha’ happened?” monologue in “a mighty wind” every time i hear the title of this book, right? also, punctuation is so important.anywho, the list above is just part of clinton’s litany of reasons she lost, and part of a general defensiveness about her failure to win what most elites felt was a race she couldn’t reasonably lose. in response to joe biden’s complaint that she didn’t connect to working-class vot...