Today’s paragraphs come to us from Maureen Callahan, writing for the New York Post. They concern a person who apparently is not through damaging her political party. Hillary Clinton.
As you are probably aware, information came out that, in 2008, one of Ms. Clinton’s female operatives was being sexually harassed by one of her male operatives…and she decided that she wanted/needed him more than she cared about his sexual predations.
With that in mind, please read this excerpt from Ms. Callahan’s commentary:
Initially, Clinton said she had been “dismayed” by the complaint, but encouraged by the young woman who came forward.
“I called her today to tell her how proud I am of her,” Clinton tweeted, “and to make sure she knows what all women should: we deserve to be heard.”
Hillary Clinton, would-be shatterer of the last glass ceiling: That is a low bar.
As usual, once public sentiment actually seeped in, Clinton addressed the issue in more detail. Hence the 18-paragraph-long disquisition on Facebook.
Seems someone’s thinking about running again.
Yet Clinton’s essay underscores what a terrible candidate she is and always has been. She offers nothing more than self-serving prevarications under the guise of explanation: She didn’t want to take away a man’s livelihood. The young woman who complained was reassigned (because the victim should be inconvenienced). She liked her new post! We’re in a different era now! How was Hillary to know, way back in 2008, that sexual harassment should never be tolerated?
“For most of my life,” Hillary wrote, “harassment wasn’t something talked about or even acknowledged.”
Except for the bulk of the 1990s, when her husband was accused by multiple women of harassment and by one of rape and Hillary worked to publicly discredit them.
Other than that, no knowledge.
Maureen Callahan wins Paragraphs Of The Day honors because she reads Hillary Clinton perfectly, as a self-serving liar and world-class hypocrite.
How sad that Ms. Clinton’s greatest life accomplishment is somehow convincing most mainstream media to fawn over her and rationalize her behavior every time.