Hillary Clinton and Her Psychedelic Trip to 2020
Hillary Clinton and Her Psychedelic Trip to 2020
Hillary Clinton is on her own version of a psychedelic trip down the election rabbit hole. Proving she suffers from visions of grandeur, she’s decided it is her duty to tell the British government what it should do about its own Russian investigation. But wait, it gets better. In an interview with BBC Radio 5 Live, the ever-bitter Clinton all but rubbed her hands together in glee as she announced she has been fielding a “plethora of calls urging her” to once again run for President. Any bets on how long before she decides to ride to the Democratic Party’s rescue?
Now, for the cynics in the audience, none of this comes as a surprise. After all, Clinton has not stepped away from politics. Oh, she might say she has but can you recall any failed presidential candidate in recent years who has fought so hard to remain in the limelight? First, we had her book, What Happened, that did everything but admit she did not run a winning campaign. It was everyone else’s fault that she failed. . .for a second time.
There has been the constant line of public appearances and media interviews. In almost every one, including those where she was supposed to be promoting the new book she and daughter Chelsea wrote, returned to the 2016 campaign and her loss. And lets’ not forget about her constant complaints about how evil Trump is and how bad he is for the country.
Can anyone say “bad loser”?
Yet, through it all, she kept assuring us of one thing.
Ah, but even in March, she couched it in such a way she left the door open. She wasn’t going to run, but she wasn’t going anywhere either. She’d continue to speak out–another word for campaign–and talk about what she believed in. Guess what that might be? C’mon, you know the answer. She believes she should be sitting in the Oval Office as the Chief Executive.
Now, for the first time since the election, she is making real noises that seem to bear out what so many of us have expected–that she is ready to jump into the election and is simply waiting for the right moment and, Heaven help us, that moment might be here. At least in her mind.
Joe Biden is dropping in the polls. His verbal gaffes continue to raise questions about his ability to govern. Kamala Harris is no more than an afterthought these days. Mayor Pete is on the rise but who knows if he has any staying power. (And are we really ready to risk having another Jimmy Carter-esque president?) Hillary isn’t about to let Sanders be the candidate and, after Warren’s comments about men needing a tough, strong woman to vote for, she’s not going to cede that role to Fauxcahontas.
In the interview, Clinton admitted she thinks “all the time” about what the presidency would look like had she won the election. Obsessed much, is she?
And don’t forget her response to Trump challenging her to get into the race not that long ago.
But don’t worry. She tells us she’s not running. Of course, then she turns around and has this to say:
I, as I say, never, never, never say never and I will certainly tell you I’m under enormous pressure from many, many, many people to think about it.”
Hmm, so what she’s saying is she isn’t running but she might change her mind. That’s more than a bit different from her assertion last March that she would not run.
Then there’s this little tidbit:
A lot of people are talking to her, which isn’t helpful,” another person close to Clinton told CNN. “They get into her head because she so dislikes Donald Trump that she can’t see straight.”
Wow, that ought to make us all feel good. A woman who has already shown she refuses to admit she lost the last election is so obsessed by her hatred for the President that she can’t see straight. Trump Derangement Syndrome is alive and eating away at her. So she monitors the impeachment proceedings and waits to come riding in to rescue the Dems and, in her mind, the country.
Heaven help us.
Fox is a bit more blunt about the meaning of what Clinton had to say than some of the other media outlets. They have it right when they report she did not rule out a run. The implied warning was not to be fooled by her so-called assurances that she would not enter the race. If she wasn’t considering it, she would never have said she never said never.
In other words, my friends, she is just waiting for the right moment to announce her candidacy. Lucky us–not.
But then again, it could be lucky us. She’s already run two failed presidential races. She didn’t learn from the first failure and, from everything I’ve seen, she has learned nothing from the second. She’s spent the time since the 2016 Electoral College results were announced condemning the process and proclaiming herself the rightful winner. No, let me correct that. She has proclaimed herself the rightful president. Maybe not in those exacts words, but her intent has been clear.
And let’s not forget the words of the person close to her who said she dislikes Trump to the point that she can’t see straight. Does that sound like a person who will sit quietly on the sidelines if she thinks the party doesn’t have a candidate strong enough to beat him?
The next few weeks will be interesting, between the impeachment hearings and Clinton’s continuing antics. Pop the corn and grab a cold one. Who knows what will happen next on the roller coaster that is the Democratic Party. Let’s just hope we don’t find ourselves falling down the rabbit hole into Hillaryland.