It appears that Hillary Clinton just doesn’t know when to leave well enough alone… or old habits do indeed die hard.
The failed 2016 Democratic presidential nominee took in a movie on Saturday with dear husband Bill Clinton, and turned to social media afterwards to engage in some old fashioned pandering.
(Someone should remind Hills that she’s no longer running for office.)
“Saw Black Panther with Bill this afternoon & loved it. Beautiful film, lots of action, and a great message. Don’t miss it!” she tweeted.
Saw Black Panther with Bill this afternoon & loved it. Beautiful film, lots of action, and a great message. Don't miss it!
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) March 3, 2018
The film “Black Panther” is seen as a groundbreaking celebration of black culture and many black people are moved by the movie, as well they should be. It has been described as “a revolutionary step forward for black superheroes” by Rolling Stone.
All of which explains Clinton’s eagerness to go public with her praise.
But given the circumstances — and her shameful claim on the campaign trail that she carries hot sauce around in her purse — it’s understandable if black Americans feel insulted over Clinton using the movie to score political points.
That sentiment was captured in a single tweet.
“Glad you enjoyed the film. But your days of using Black culture as a means of keeping us enslaved are over,” tweeted Temia Brinson, of Rejoice Magazine.
Glad you enjoyed the film. But your days of using Black culture as a means of keeping us enslaved are over. https://t.co/vAiMTyqHIC
— RejoiceMagazine.net (@TemiaBrinson) March 3, 2018
Here’s a sampling of other responses from Twitter:
She trollin'. https://t.co/e13gPUGqKp
— Ragnarok Lobster (@eclecticbrotha) March 3, 2018
Oh look everyone!! Hillary pandering to black folks again. Hot sauce anyone? pic.twitter.com/HyIfWOgLWE
— JenniferW (@JenWoodruff79) March 3, 2018
Thanks for the tip Hillary.
Have you seen 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi yet?
Lots of action, and a great message. Take Bill too.
— Frank4Trump (@frankt370) March 3, 2018
What was the message, Hillary? https://t.co/62CgTrPh8q
— Sis Shazz 🇿🇼 (@unfurlingwonder) March 4, 2018
this is an even more repugnant comment when taken in context of her demands that African nations "GET OVER" colonialism. https://t.co/aEIC09ju2W
— 🎁 festive pile of hair 🎁 (@hayBEARS) March 4, 2018
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