She Actually has a Pulse
As part of her return to public life, Hillary Clinton gave the commencement speech at Wellesley. She spoke at the 1969 commencement as a representative of her graduating class and returned during the 1972 presidential campaign.
In my opinion it was a good speech. She tried to relate to the students and included some lighthearted comments on college life then and now. Her main message was to become empowered. The low point was her attacks on President Trump (not by name) and the Republicans. It was the same old stuff about how they are bad people. It didn’t work in the campaign and it doesn’t work now.
The paragraph that most impressed me was self-deprecating humor about losing the election. She said she was doing OK and talked about having time to spend with her grandchildren, go for long walks and organizing closets. She added “Chardonnay helped a little too”.
We certainly didn’t see aspect of her during the campaign. She actually has a pulse. If she acted this way during the campaign, had a compelling reason why she should be President (other than Republicans are evil) and courted blue collar voters, she would have won the election.
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