For someone who didn’t even write a concession speech in 2016, Hillary Clinton sure has a lot of nerve.
The former Secretary of State has been inserting herself into the conversation surrounding the 2020 election with aplomb as of late, despite the fact that the Democratic Party has largely relegated her to the sidelines. Clinton is a cancer on the party, with the younger demographics within the organization wholly despising her over the results of the 2016 primary, in which Clinton was caught rigging the contest to shut out Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.
And, almost hilariously, Clinton lost to Trump on election night and hadn’t even prepared any remarks for the possibility that she could lose.
Now, that embarrassing faux pas has given way to a very bold idea from the former First Lady.
Hillary Clinton said on Monday that Joe Biden should not concede the presidential election “under any circumstances,” an idea she dubbed “a direct threat to our democracy” in 2016.
Clinton told former communications director Jennifer Palmieri that Democrats “have to have a massive legal operation” on Election Day “and I know the Biden campaign is working on that.”
“We have to have poll workers and I urge people who are able to be a poll worker. We have to have our own teams of people to counter the force of intimidation that the Republicans and Trump are going to put outside polling places, this is a big organizational challenge,” she said.
Clinton then called for the unthinkable.
“But at least we know more about what they’re going to do. And Joe Biden should not concede under any circumstances,” she continued as Palmieri raised her hands in joy, “Because I think this is going to drag out and eventually I do believe he will win if we don’t give an inch.”
It is awfully telling that the Democrats’ angle seems to be to prepare their constituents for trouble.
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