Hillary Clinton has made some extremely wild claims during her time in the public spotlight, but perhaps nothing quite a tawdry as this.
The former Secretary of State is not running for office in 2020, but you wouldn’t be able to tell that from her near-constant public schedule and her propensity for inserting herself into the national discourse…particularly when an opportunity arises to criticize President Trump.
Her latest condemnation of the Commander in Chief is a doozy, as the former First Lady alleges that some form of reverse sexism has allowed Trump a wide berth when it comes to emotional outbursts.
Clinton said, “That is a very common concern that people still have; that somehow a woman president will act on her emotions. By the time somebody runs for president, you have actually been through a lot. Usually, you have been elected to something. Sometimes not, but often yes.”
She added, “It really strikes me as quite odd because most of the criticism…is because I didn’t show my emotions enough. I was not emotional enough. I should have been, I don’t know, emoting more. I thought it is such a highly responsible awesome job being president that I needed to demonstrate that, ‘Hey, you know, I can handle this. I can do it. I’m not going to get knocked around.’ And now, you know, we have one of the most emotionally acting out people ever in the history of our country in the White House. And I don’t hear anybody saying he is just too emotional. So we still have a ways to go until women are going to be judged by the same standards instead of the old double standard.”
Clinton’s obsession with demeaning the President could itself be seen as a sign of emotional instability, rendering her argument either moot or hypocritical.
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