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Hillary Used “Deplorables” Line Because Her Elitist Friends Loved It

A new book out by New York Times reporter Amy Chozick, Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns, and One Intact Glass Ceiling – doesn’t sound biased, does it? – reports that Hillary Clinton’s “deplorables” comment about half of Donald Trump’s voters was road tested first with her elitist friends.

According to the Washington Examiner:

Campaign Manager Robby Mook split the opposition into three groups: 1) “Republicans who hated her, 2) Voters “who feel that the government has let them down, the economy has let them down, nobody cares about them,” and 3) “The racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic.”

Clinton and company packaged that last group up and put them in a basket, a basket of deplorables.

“The Deplorables always got a laugh, over living-room chats in the Hamptons, at dinner parties under the stars on Martha’s Vineyard, over passed hors-d’oeuvres in Beverly Hills, and during sunset cocktails in Silicon Valley,” Chozick writes.

They liked it, so of course it was fine. I mean, this is true Marie Antoinette stuff, isn’t it?

This is no accident or misfortune for Hillary. It is a reflection of attitudes she harbored which, ironically enough, were not shared by the billionaire candidate she faced who had more connection to average voters and a lot less in common with the Hamptons crowd than she did.

The Long Roster of Those Hillary Blames for Her Loss

The Daily Mail has assembled a list of all the people and entities Hillary Clinton has blamed so far for her loss in the 2016 election.

Among those listed:

James Comey
Vladimir Putin
Low-information voters
The Electoral College
Barack Obama
Bernie Sanders
White voters
Matt Lauer
Steve Bannon
The Democratic Party
The Republican Party
. . . And on and on and on and on.

Well, here’s who I’m going with as the person to blame.

I know I’ve run this before, but in case you missed it . . .

Here’s a cartoon from The Slammer that nails it. Please follow him on Twitter, @THESLAMMMMER.

Sessions: Federal Prosecutor Probing FBI; No Special Counsel fo Now

According to CNN:

Attorney General Jeff Sessions revealed Thursday that Utah’s top federal prosecutor, John Huber, is investigating a cluster of Republican-driven accusations against the FBI and has decided that no second special counsel is needed — at least for now.

Huber has been looking into allegations that the FBI abused its powers in surveilling a former Trump campaign adviser, and more should have been done to investigate Hillary Clinton’s ties to a Russian nuclear energy agency, but his identity had remained a secret.
But Sessions’ decision to stop short of formally appointing a special counsel like Robert Mueller, detailed in a lengthy written response to three Republican chairmen on Capitol Hill, will likely anger those in the GOP who have recently ramped up calls to investigate claims of political bias at the nation’s top law enforcement agencies.

Sessions said he will rely on Huber’s review to determine if a special counsel is needed . . .

It also comes one day after the Justice Department’s internal watchdog office confirmed it would review how the FBI obtained a warrant to monitor Trump foreign policy aide Carter Page, as well as the bureau’s relationship with Christopher Steele, the author of the Trump dossier.

Video || Hillary Nearly Falls Down Stairs in India – Twice

And they say Trump is unbalanced! Hillary Clinton nearly slipped down some stairs in India twice, adding more fuel to questions about how fully she ever recovered from what was a potentially life-threatening blood clot in her brain in late 2012, or whether she has other health issues. In the video, nobody else seems to… Continue Reading

There She Goes Again: Hillary Paints Trump Supporters as Racists, Misogynists

And people try to say Trump is a hateful human being. Listen to the contempt she has for her fellow Americans, confirming that her “basket of deplorables” remark was no mistake. This is the elitism people voted against. She truly can’t accept that she lost. This woman needs counseling. She’s speaking in Mumbai, where I… Continue Reading

Dems Throw Bill Clinton on the Junk Heap

For years Democrats tolerated his mistreatment of women and Hillary Clinton’s collusion in the whole thing. But that was then. Not only did they put aside misgivings because they love Clinton, but he was also a money-raising machine guaranteed to draw crowds for Democratic candidates. Now, as Democrats try to weaponize the #MeToo movement to… Continue Reading

Hillary Rejected Campaign Chief’s Decision to Fire Alleged Sexual Harasser

When a young female staffer on Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign incurred repeatedly sexual harassment by senior advisor Burns Strider, she complained. Patti Solis Doyle, Clinton’s 2008 campaign manager, Monday told CNN she investigated the case and determined that there was, indeed, sexual harassment. Strider, Solis Doyle told Hillary, should be fired. “I was overruled,” she… Continue Reading

Trump: Hillary Lied, Nothing Happened; Flynn Lied, They Ruined His Life

President Trump spoke briefly to the press this morning before leaving for Salt Lake City. He didn’t directly answer a question about Flynn, instead comparing his fate to that of Hillary Clinton: I will say this: Hillary Clinton lied many times to the FBI and nothing happened to her. Flynn lied and they destroyed his… Continue Reading

Clinton Planned Retribution Against Government Watchdog Over Emails

The Hillary Clinton campaign put out word that a federal inspector general who was handling the Clinton email case would have been fired had Clinton taken office as president. According to Fox News: A government watchdog who played a central role in the Hillary Clinton email investigation during the Obama administration told Fox News that… Continue Reading