"Hooray For Hollywood" 2020 edition: Hillary Clinton: "Nobody Likes Bernie"

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Hillary Clinton: "Nobody Likes Bernie"

One of the most curious things to watch after the 2016 election was the unrelenting reclamation project called Hillary Clinton. It seems the unending work of powerful figures in the Washington and Hollywood establishment. The project now has a name: “Hillary.” It is the latest documentary on Hulu that seeks to show how Hillary was a victim of sexism but remains the oracle of our age. The work was the brainchild of producer Howard T. Owens and Washington power broker Robert Barnett who represents Clinton. Barnett offered undisclosed footage as an enticement for another effort to repackage Clinton’s historic loss to Trump. The film by Nanette Burstein apparently will be largely devoid of critical voices, except Hillary’s of course. Lashing out at her critics, she takes particular aim at Bernie Sanders who she seems to blame for ruining her coronation but making the 2016 Democratic primary competitive. In an ironic projection, she declares that “no one likes Bernie” — a curious view since it took the help of the DNC to rig the primary against his surging support in 2016.​
The interview is classic Clinton. She feigns reluctance to criticize Sanders during the primary. She insists “I am not going to go there yet” and then goes there. Her attack on Sanders is read to her and then she strongly eludes to his sexism and his cabal of supporters.​
After the election, Clinton alternatively blamed sexism, racism, self-hating women, domineering boyfriends, Russian hackers, Bernie Sanders, and of course, James Comey. The most obvious reason is that Clinton remains a highly unpopular figure and was viewed as inauthentic on the campaign by many. Many of us were critical when the Democratic establishment (and virtually every Democratic member of Congress) all but guaranteed the nomination of Clinton despite every poll showing her to be unpopular and the voters seeking an anti-establishment choice.​
Now her ire appears directed at Sanders. In an embarrassingly one sided interview on documentary, Lacey Rose quotes Clinton in saying “He was in Congress for years. He had one senator support him. Nobody likes him, nobody wants to work with him, he got nothing done. He was a career politician. It’s all just baloney and I feel so bad that people got sucked into it.” She goes to say that “people got sucked into” his campaign and strongly suggests that he is himself sexist. (“I’m not going to go there yet. We’re still in a very vigorous primary season. I will say, however, that it’s not only him, it’s the culture around him. It’s his leadership team. It’s his prominent supporters. It’s his online Bernie Bros and their relentless attacks on lots of his competitors, particularly the women.”)​
It seems like powerful figures will not stop in this reclamation project until people relent and agree that Hillary lost because of sexism, Comey, Sanders, self-loathing women, a conservative cabal, and other late additions to the Clinton black list. It simply cannot be that she was universally viewed as inauthentic due to her refusal to answer questions directly or her changing her positions on core issues from gay marriage to war powers to suit the polls. It cannot be that she remained one of the biggest war hawks in Washington or that she and her husband cashed in on speeches and deals worth hundreds of millions of dollars.​
The problem is that it has not worked. She remains highly unpopular with voters so the public is being called to yet another reeducation on the life and continuing times of Hillary Clinton. The question is whether a general statement of concession will end this never ending reclamation project. Even Sanders might be willing to sign on to such a collective capitulation in the interest of just moving on.​


I try to check in on my Twitter account at least once per day, and last night everything was about HILLARY! Trending in the top 10 (even in my locale) and checking a few posts, I soon realized it was all of the Berners I follow going on a counter-attack that started off when Liz Warren lied about Bernie Sanders in some bullshit reveal just before the latest scripted ambush/debate on CNN.....which I never bothered to watch!

And today, ever clueless narcissist - Hillary Clinton is doing her part to try to destroy Sanders' lead in the polls ahead of the Iowa Primary and if need be, destroy the hapless Democraps chances of defeating Donald Trump in November! Hillary Clinton blasts Sanders, won't commit to backing him as party nominee Nice shooting, Sheriff Deadeye! The gift to Republicans that keeps on giving!


So, there you have it ..... Americans hoping for even a little reform pushing back the neoliberal agenda: forget your dreams of universal healthcare, wage increases to match productivity, funding for education and rebuilding infrastructure.....that money is needed by Lockheed-Martin, Raytheon, Boeing and other multibillion dollar weapons producers to maintain global imperialism and enrich the the small clique gathered at Davos for their World Economic Forum..
 
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it's hard to tell from the article, but it looks like the interview is from Feb 2018,
so it's more on the producers for their timing of putting it out right now

however she does need to keep quiet and a low profile for the rest of election season, just my opinion
 
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it's hard to tell from the article, but it looks like the interview is from Feb 2018,
so it's more on the producers for their timing of putting it out right now

however she does need to keep quiet and a low profile for the rest of election season, just my opinion
This is not just about Hillary! Coming after the Warren reveal of private conversations she claimed to have with Bernie Sanders in which she makes the claim for the first time that Sanders declared 'a woman can't win the presidency' and was synched with a CNN pile-on that further discredited CNN's handling of the debates, this is all obviously part of a roll out to try to damage Sanders enough to prevent him from winning early primaries!

Considering that Sanders is still trying to focus on domestic issues and doesn't really make an effort to stand up to the Military Industrial Complex or challenge imperialism and war spending, I can imagine what they would have done if Tulsi Gabbard was able to make these issues trend and gain widespread public support! And that's what assassinations are all about!

*and if it's from an old post by Johnathan Turley, he must have updated it, because I'm seeing the ads for this Hulu puff piece series about her now. He wouldn't have had that 2 years ago. Otherwise the Clintons are the ones on repeat cycle.
 
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This is not just about Hillary! Coming after the Warren reveal of private conversations she claimed to have with Bernie Sanders in which she makes the claim for the first time that Sanders declared 'a woman can't win the presidency' and was synched with a CNN pile-on that further discredited CNN's handling of the debates, this is all obviously part of a roll out to try to damage Sanders enough to prevent him from winning early primaries!

Considering that Sanders is still trying to focus on domestic issues and doesn't really make an effort to stand up to the Military Industrial Complex or challenge imperialism and war spending, I can imagine what they would have done if Tulsi Gabbard was able to make these issues trend and gain widespread public support! And that's what assassinations are all about!
oh now, everything's rigged against Sanders again

it seems that the only people who pretend to care about rigging against Sanders are trumpers.

edit: and BernieBros, which I can understand

at this point though, this coming out could help Sanders rather than hurt him
 
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Clinton Unloads On Bernie

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It is absolutely stunning to me that as Democrats approach their primary season, Hillary would go after one of the two individuals consistently at the top of most polls. Actually, it isn’t stunning. It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone. However, it is an incredibly foolish move.

Hillary and her fellow establishment Democrats have blamed Bernie Sanders and his legion of progressive followers for losing the 2016 election to Donald Trump. Over the last several months, many Democrats have been constantly calling for unity and the need for a “blue wave” to take down Trump in 2020.

This attack on Sanders will do nothing to unite the party and will only serve to divide the party further. If the ultimate goal for the Democrats is to unite to defeat Trump, this lashing out at Sanders is selfish as it undermines that goal.
 
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This is why I really disliked Hillary until she was against Trump and as soon as she lost, even more so.

Even if she truly thinks this, it was really stupid of her to say it. Nice aiding and abetting the enemy.
 
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there's already a thread on this


of note, this interview was in February 2018, so the timing of the release is on the producers, however Clinton may have ok'd the release date, I'm not sure?

anyway, I think everyone agrees Hillary should stay out of things this go-round,
and the release of this interview may actually help Sanders rather than hurt him.
 

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it's hard to tell from the article, but it looks like the interview is from Feb 2018,
so it's more on the producers for their timing of putting it out right now

however she does need to keep quiet and a low profile for the rest of election season, just my opinion
Based on this article and several others, no, this is a new interview.

 
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