Two-time failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has added the Democratic National Committee to the growing list of scapegoats responsible for her loss to President Donald Trump.
Clinton made the remarks at the Recode tech conference in California on Wednesday. Hillary started off insisting she “takes responsibility” for the decisions she made, but then turned around and blamed her election loss on everyone but herself.
“I take responsibility for every decision I make, but that’s not why I lost,” Clinton said. Mrs. Bill Clinton then trashed the DNC’s “poor” data operation.
“I set up my campaign and we have our own data operation,” she said. “I get the nomination, so I’m now the nominee of the Democratic Party. I inherit nothing from the Democratic Party. It was bankrupt, it was on the verge of insolvency, its data was mediocre to poor, nonexistent, wrong. I had to inject money into it.”
Hillary then claimed Trump won because he had inherited a better data operation (which provides demographic info on voters) from the Republican National Committee — a statement that’s absurd on its face because the Republicans LOST the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections. That’s the “winning” operation Trump inherited, according to Clinton.
It’s ironic that Clinton blamed the DNC because her longtime pal, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, was the chair of the DNC who had colluded with Hillary to ensure that Bernie Sanders would lose the primary election.
Clinton then went on to blame Russian interference, Facebook for helping spread “fake news,” former FBI Director James Comey, and her longtime ally, the New York Times.
While the New York Times gushingly endorsed her and wrote nonstop negative stories about Trump, Hillary insisted they covered her email scandal “like it was Pearl Harbor.” Clinton then dismissed the multiple criminal FBI investigations into her unsecured email server as “the biggest nothing burger ever.”
So now, seven months after her defeat, Clinton has blamed her loss to Trump on the following:
- New York Times
- James Comey
- Self-hating women
- Deplorable white people.
Twitter reacted by saying the delusional Hillary Clinton needs to wake up and smell the “covfefe”: You lost. Deal with it.
On CNN, former Trump campaign communications director @JasonMillerinDC: "Raise your hand if Hillary Clinton HASN'T blamed you for her loss"
— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) June 1, 2017
— Michael Marinaccio (@Naseeoh) May 31, 2017
The DNC that rigged the primary for her, raised millions for her and helped her set up digital like Obama is now to blame for her loss. https://t.co/jvf6f4uv4t
— Ashe Short (@AsheSchow) May 31, 2017
An annoyed President Trump blasted Clinton on Twitter for her unending, self-pitying blame game:
Hillary then clapped back with a comical reference to Trump’s hilarious “covfefe” Twitter gaffe:
People in covfefe houses shouldn't throw covfefe. https://t.co/M7oK5Z6qwF
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) June 1, 2017
It's sad to see language like this from Hillary @Recode "I take responsibility for every decision I made but that's not why we lost."
— Defend Assange Campaign (@DefendAssange) May 31, 2017
Others said how pathetic it was that Hillary, a self-proclaimed feminist, refuses to “woman up” and accept any blame.
It's hard to take Hillary seriously as a voice for "empowered" women when she blames her faults & losses on everyone else. Woman up. Own it.
— — (@missourigirl33) May 31, 2017
— Fox News (@FoxNews) June 1, 2017
— Emma Vigeland (@EmmaVigeland) June 1, 2017
As Hillary’s “Blame Pinwheel” turns, so do the days of our lives…
Hillary Clinton blames Russia, James Comey, FBI, WikiLeaks, Media, for her election loss. Never herself. pic.twitter.com/xwnPiqrJmm
— _Christene_ (@_Christene_) May 4, 2017
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