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Hillary gets reality check when it comes out what Americans truly think of her ‘historic’ nomination

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Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton made a big deal about being the first woman to secure a major party’s nominee for president of the United States, but do Americans agree?

Apparently not as much as they did about President Barack Obama being the first black American to do so.

Clinton has embraced the idea of breaking the proverbial glass ceiling in the 2016 presidential election and her campaign was quick to tout her eventual achievement on social media:

But a new Morning Consult poll shows that people are not overly impressed, with fewer than 4 in 10 voters seeing it as a historic moment.

“The survey of 1,362 voters, conducted in the days after she claimed the requisite number of delegates, found the sentiment to be stronger among women than men,” Morning Consult noted. “Only a third (33 percent) of men said Clinton’s achievement was historic, while 42 percent of women shared the view.”

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In comparison to the reaction to Obama in 2008, well… it looks as if Clinton continues to play second fiddle to her Democratic nemesis:

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Tom Tillison


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