Hillary Clinton raised more than a few eyebrows in a “60 Minutes” interview aired on Sunday when she dismissed the many allegations of wrongdoings against her as part of an unfair standard she must live up to — which she coined the “Hillary standard.”
“I often feel like there’s the Hillary standard, and then there’s the standard for everybody else,” Clinton said.
Pointing to the Republican convention, she described the standard as “unfounded, inaccurate, mean-spirited attacks with no basis in truth, reality, which take on a life of their own.”
But Clinton wasn’t finished playing the victim in what she sees as a double standard.
“People are very willing to say things about me, to make accusations about me that are, I don’t get upset about them anymore, but they, they are very regrettable,” she added.
Fresh off a reprieve from FBI director James Comey, Clinton’s bemoaning proved to be more than many social media users could stand.
Here’s a sampling of the responses from Twitter:
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— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) July 25, 2016
FBI certainly has a Hillary standard & one for everybody else https://t.co/C6ND0di2e4
— Gray Connolly (@GrayConnolly) July 24, 2016
Like the standard where you wantonly disregard email security on top secret stuff and the FBI is like “whatevs.” https://t.co/kRj2LtveCI
— Sonny Bunch (@SonnyBunch) July 24, 2016
— Antonio (@Antonio9847) July 25, 2016
Cc: GOP ad makers https://t.co/evDLzkDw89
— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) July 25, 2016
She’s a sociopath https://t.co/VH9S4Fcv77
— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) July 25, 2016
— Lord Brexit Stark (@Revanchist7) July 25, 2016
— John Muse (@JMuser16) July 25, 2016
— Fox Nation (@foxnation) July 25, 2016
— I Got News for You (@viewfromhere01) July 25, 2016
— Nitmenbog (@Nitmenbog1) July 25, 2016
— Jon Richardson (@JonRichardsonNH) July 25, 2016
— Ace (@pissedofprogrsv) July 25, 2016
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