What HappenedBook - 2017
In these pages, she describes what it was like to run against Donald Trump, the mistakes she made, how she has coped with a shocking and devastating loss, and how she found the strength to pick herself back up afterward. With humor and candor, she tells readers what it took to get back on her feetthe rituals, relationships, and reading that got her through, and what the experience has taught her about life. She speaks about the challenges of being a strong woman in the public eye, the criticism over her voice, age, and appearance, and the double standard confronting women in politics.
She lays out how the 2016 election was marked by an unprecedented assault on our democracy by a foreign adversary. By analyzing the evidence and connecting the dots, Hillary shows just how dangerous the forces are that shaped the outcome, and why Americans need to understand them to protect our values and our democracy in the future. The election of 2016 was unprecedented and historic. What Hap
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". . . I put on a suffragette-white pantsuit and got ready to head to the arena"
(I always wondered about her choice of color.)
". . .three basic contrasts we wanted to draw with Trump. . .  He was a fraud who was in it only for himself (sic!), but I was in it for children and families [but not men, apparently]. .  He was divisive, while I would work to bring the country together [no identity politics here, folks!]."
"Standing here [in the arena at the nominating convention] as my mother's daughter, and my daughter's mother, I'm so happy this day has come," I said. "Happy for grandmothers and little girls and everyone in between."
(feminist triumphalism. . . wonder why that didn't go over so well with a lot of folks?)
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