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Thursday, November 03, 2016


Hillary Clinton is panicked—her lead in my home state of Florida has vanished, and her lead in other battleground states is sliding as well. Her dishonesty and corruption must be breaking through to the general electorate.

It's amusing to listen to Clinton demonize Donald Trump as a man who spews hate speech, who is unhinged, and uncouth. In her increasing desperation, it looks like she's trying to emulate him.

A few months ago she suggested that Trump supporters were "a basket of deplorables" who were "irredeemable." Just yesterday in Ft. Lauderdale, she said: "“… you know, I am sick and tired of the negative, dark, divisive, dangerous vision and behavior of people who support Donald Trump."

Like Trump or not, Hillary's comments are offensive, and here's why. She's attacking the millions of people who aren't voting for her, as if there is absolutely no reason that all of those millions might take pause in casting their vote for a party that has failed to speak out against her corruption and a candidate who is unacceptable to them.

Let's parse her statement:

Negative? What is really "negative" are the lies she has told repeatedly about everything from Benghazi, to her email server, to her time as Secretary of State, to The Clinton Foundation.

Dark? What is really "dark" is the corruption that pervades everything she touches including a sham charity that has allowed her to salt away tens of millions of dollars from bad actors in foreign lands. Left-wing Green Party Candidate Jill Stein is not wrong when she labels Clinton, "The Queen of Corruption."

Divisive? What is really "divisive" is her suggestion that those who oppose her are "deplorable"—as if she were the epitome of honest behavior and unimpeachable ethics.

Dangerous Vision? The most "dangerous vision" I can conjure is a country and its institutions (DoJ, IRS, FBI) that jettisons the rule of law in order to protect a corrupt politician that just happens to be one of its chosen elites.

Behavior? Yeah, it's perfectly okay for the Clinton campaign to pay political provocateurs (think: Podesta's emails via Wikileaks) to incite violence at Trump rallies and then have the unmitigated gall to call his supporters "violent." It's really good "behavior" to receive debate questions before the debate and cheat your way to victory over Bernie Sanders.

Hillary Clinton is a sanctimonious hypocrite now in a state of panic. Her visions of power and glory just might be slipping away, and she is becoming increasingly unhinged. Actually, it's kind of fun to watch.