Sen. John McCain, who shares with Hillary Clinton membership in that exclusive club of losers of presidential elections, is counseling Hillary to accept the tragic death of her political career and move on.
From an interview with Esquire:
“You’ve got to understand that you can’t rewrite history . . . One of the almost irresistible impulses you have when you lose is to somehow justify why you lost and how you were mistreated: ‘I did the right thing! I did!’ The hardest thing to do is to just shut up. Listen, my own campaign manager was part of a book that trashed me. Steve Schmidt was one of the big contributors to Game Change.” And while McCain has lately announced plans for his own memoir, which will reach back to 2008, he suggested Clinton had erred in writing hers so quickly. “What’s the fucking point? Keep the fight up? History will judge that campaign, and it’s always a period of time before they do. You’ve got to move on. This is Hillary’s problem right now: She doesn’t have anything to do.”
Or, you know Hillary, just tell yourself, as someone once said, “What difference, at this point, does it make?”