Yesterday the dustupping staff happened upon Norman Mailer’s essay Clinton and Dole: The War of the Oxymorons, which ran in the cuppa coffee George magazine, and came across this digression about Hillary Rodham Clinton at the 1996 Democratic National Convention that nominated The Bubba to run for a second term as president.
One could see why so many Americans disliked her. She was decompressing the presidency. She was pretending to be near to the people, but the nature of her position made that impossible. We laugh at the English royals when they pay their visits to factory workers, but at least they remain royal. Hillary was pretending she was one of us, and it was hardly true.
Her speech . . .
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