Monday, April 03, 2017

Hillary was not 'the most qualified candidate ever to run for president'

Who wanted her back?


To be Cokie Roberts about it, none that mattered.

But she's back.

For no good reason.

As she slithers back out of the woods, former US Vice President Joe Biden reminds what a loser Hillary Clinton actually is.  CNN reports:

"What happened was that this was the first campaign that I can recall where my party did not talk about what it always stood for -- and that was how to maintain a burgeoning middle class," Biden said during an appearance at the University of Pennsylvania. "You didn't hear a single solitary sentence in the last campaign about that guy working on the assembly line making $60,000 bucks a year and a wife making $32,000 as a hostess in restaurant."
He added: "And they are making $90,000 and they have two kids and they can't make it and they are scared, they are frightened."

For every truth uttered, one millions lies are told.  Take Susan Bordo who has a book claiming Hillary was the most qualified presidential candidate ever.

How can you lie like that and not be laughed out of academia -- even at the University of Kentucky, there must be some standards, right?

Hillary's 'qualifications'?

First Lady doesn't count for a thing.  It's a position you get because of who you married.

So that leaves us with four years as Secretary of State and eight years as a US senator (one terms, re-elected to a second but only served two years).

Most qualified candidate ever?

John F. Kennedy served in the Naval Reserves from 1941 to 1946 (during WWII).

He served six years in the US House of Representatives.

He served seven years in the US Senate.

Without even rendering a judgment on Hillary's accomplishments in elected and appointed office, she was not more qualified than John F. Kennedy.

How about Lyndon B. Johnson?

Johnson served in the Naval Reserve from 1940 to 1964.

Johnson served in the US House of Representatives from 1937 to 1949 and in the US Senate from 1949 to 1961.

Al Gore?

The 2000 Democratic Party presidential nominee had enlisted in the military in August 1969 and was discharged in May of 1971.

He served in the US Congress from 1976 to 1993 -- 17 years.

He served 8 years as vice president of the United States.

Hillary had more qualifications than Al Gore?

 No, she did not.

We could go on and on but we think we've established the point already with just three examples of more qualified past candidates: John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson and Al Gore.

Hillary wasn't just a lousy candidate, she was also not an immensely qualified one.

She certainly was not "the most qualified candidate ever to run for president" and only ahistorical liars and idiots would make that claim.


Illustration is Isaiah's THE WORLD TODAY JUST NUTS "The Woods."

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