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Fri Aug 26, 2016, 11:50 AM Aug 2016

That Time Hillary Clinton Heard Me On Everything from BDS to Pre-K

Full disclosure: I’m a Democrat. I volunteered for Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012 and voted for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 New York primary. I’ve donated money to Hillary for America. But it wasn’t until last week that I became, in my heart, a Hillary Clinton supporter.

Heading into a Cleveland, OH, fundraiser last Wednesday, I had this nagging sense that, while I backed her policies, Clinton was a little too wonky and lacked the authenticity and rapport with voters required to be a great president.

Meeting Secretary Clinton – hearing her speak off-the-cuff, without notes, at an intimate living room roundtable – I saw first-hand that policy is simply a tool for Clinton. Some people have a passion for gardening or creating art or scrapbooking. Clinton’s abiding passion in life – the animating spark of her wonkiness, if you will – is bettering people’s lives.

By the time I left, I was convinced not only of her genuineness; I felt that, if most Americans could spend just a few minutes with Clinton, she’d easily win both minds and hearts.


That's the Hillary I know, too.
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That Time Hillary Clinton Heard Me On Everything from BDS to Pre-K (Original Post) KMOD Aug 2016 OP
K&R radical noodle Aug 2016 #1
K&R! gademocrat7 Aug 2016 #2
Yes that's our Hillary warm and passionate rbrnmw Aug 2016 #3
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