Hillary Clinton got the vapors about Trump’s ‘rigged election’ remark (but when SHE does it there’s no problem)

**Written by Doug Powers

At Wednesday night’s debate, Hillary Clinton was “horrified” that Donald Trump took the “rigged election” path:

“That is the way Donald thinks. And it’s funny, but it’s also really troubling. That is not the way our democracy works. We’ve been around for 240 years, we’ve had free and fair elections, we’ve accepted the outcomes when we may not have liked them, and that is what must be expected of anyone standing on a debate stage in a general election.
He is denigrating — he is talking down our democracy, and I, for one, am appalled, that somebody who is the nominee of one of our two major parties would take that kind of position.”

Somebody get Aunt Pittypat her smelling salts, and also remind her of what she said 14 years ago to attendees at a fundraiser (where else?). From the Washington Times, October 2002:

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton apparently is one of those Democrats who just can’t get over the 2000 presidential election.

Despite repeated recounts official and unofficial that showed George W. Bush won Florida and, thus, the presidency, Mrs. Clinton recently told a crowd at a private fund-raiser that Mr. Bush was “selected” rather than elected, Newsweek reports.

The New York Democrat made the comment at a closed-door fund-raiser for embattled Sen. Jean Carnahan, Missouri Democrat, the magazine said.

“You know, I’m a fan of Clintonomics, and this administration is destroying in months our eight years of economic progress,” Mrs. Clinton said while addressing the audience from a perch on the staircase of movie producer Alan Horn’s art-filled Bel Air home, reporter Howard Fineman writes.

Though Mrs. Clinton and her husband. Bill, have raised more money than any other Democratic political team this year, Mrs. Clinton said that Mr. Bush’s machine has raised far more “to try to ruin the reputations of our candidates or, if they can’t, to depress the turnout” by making campaigns unpalatably nasty. “But, you know, you have got to hand it to them. These people are ruthless and they are relentless.”

Heck, just a few days ago, Al Gore was campaigning for Hillary in Florida, and look at how “horrified” Clinton was when the crowd questioned the legitimacy of the 2000 election by chanting “you won,” much to the chakratic delight of the Goracle:

Hillary really was “appalled” by her supporters implying the 2000 election was rigged, wasn’t she? Clinton hasn’t nodded in agreement that much since Goldman Sachs asked if cash was acceptable in lieu of check.

(h/t Independent Journal Review and Jim Geraghty at National Review)

**Written by Doug Powers

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