Being a Democrat candidate appears to come with a “Get Out of Jail Free” card, as was seen over the weekend when Hillary Clinton joked that black people “all look alike.”
The failed 2016 Democratic presidential nominee was participating in a Q & A with Recode’s Kara Swisher, who asked, “What do you think of Cory Booker saying, ‘Kick them in the shins’?”
The question was a butchered reference to a recent comment from former Attorney General Eric Holder, who said when Republicans go low “we kick them.”
Clinton responded to remind Swisher that it was Holder who made the comment, not the senator from New Jersey.
“Well, that was Eric Holder,” she said, prompting Swisher to apologize.
“I know they all look alike,” Clinton countered, followed by a hearty cackle.
It goes without saying that if Clinton was a Republican, a grave would have been dug right there on the stage to lay her political career to rest — believe it or not, Clinton is floating the possibility that she may run again in 2020.
Instead, the liberal media played up the incident as a “tease” by Clinton.
Essentially justifying political correctness as little more than “politeness,” Clinton dared to talk about respecting diversity after cracking the racist joke.
“It’s respecting the diversity that we have in our society,” she continued. “The Democratic Party is a much more diverse political party, attracting people who are African-American, Latino, LGBT … And I don’t think it’s politically correct to say, we value that.”
“I don’t want to go around insulting people,” Clinton said. “I don’t want to paint with a broad brush every immigrant is this, every African-American is that. That’s childish.”
For the record, she made these remarks with a straight face.
Which is more than can be said for social media users, who were perplexed at how Hillary could pull this off with nary a scratch.
Say What?? How disgusting is that ? If this were a republican it would be a 5 day news cycle … pic.twitter.com/4wd7wSt8O3
— Kimberly (@kimigray65) October 29, 2018
Hillary Clinton is single handily destroying the Democratic Party and conservatives love it!
Run Hillary run! https://t.co/sgiQcemCTk
— Ryan Fournier (@RyanAFournier) October 30, 2018
— Ned Ryun (@nedryun) October 29, 2018
— Sebastian Gorka DrG (@SebGorka) October 30, 2018
Does the outrage mob have any outrage left today to go after @HillaryClinton for her racist remark? Probably not bc they’re too busy blaming @realDonaldTrump for everything horrible in the world. https://t.co/jVAMA3cieV
— Stephanie Hamill (@STEPHMHAMILL) October 30, 2018
"I know they all look alike."
Hillary Clinton talking about two black men.
Imagine if Trump had said this. Would be wall to wall CNN coverage.pic.twitter.com/MD8RjxiDFt
— Paul Joseph Watson (@PrisonPlanet) October 29, 2018
No – seriously – @HillaryClinton makes a racist joke, no gray area – yet @megynkelly simply mentioned "blackface" and she is fired – which is ironic since Hillary actually once wore blackface for Halloween… Really #Walkaway https://t.co/e58NEDjTfN
— Tony Shaffer (@T_S_P_O_O_K_Y) October 30, 2018
— Nick Searcy, INTERNATIONAL FILM & TELEVISION STAR (@yesnicksearcy) October 30, 2018
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