I’m awful at accents, both doing them and picking them, although on the latter score I can usually pick the absolutely obvious. The Princess, on the other hand, has a good ear for doing accents. Perhaps she should run for President of the
Power Line brings us the changeable and excruciating accents of Hillary Clinton. Really, you have to listen to this to believe it.
Elsewhere, Hilary says:
“To all those who say a woman can never be elected as president, I say you’ll never know until you try and I say that’s what I want to in this campaign.”
“Together we can break that hardest and highest of all glass ceilings and together when we do it will be all of our victory.”
Well, maybe 50 years ago it was commonly believed that a woman could never be elected president, but I doubt that anyone in the
As for that glass ceiling, Hilary should have looked over her shoulder at the many female Prime Ministers and female leaders in other countries who crashed that ceiling long ago, not to mention the women in her own country who have reached levels of power that would have been unimaginable 50 years ago (take a bow Condi; take a bow Maddie Albright). Sure, it’s not exactly an even split between the genders, more like 80 to 90% in favour of men, but still, others have actually beaten Hilary to the heights of power that she is now aspiring. Unless she is suggesting that the achievement of women in other countries doesn't count.
As for her exhortation that people should vote for her for the challenge of breaking this particular glass ceiling, or suggesting that it would be a collective victory – utter tosh. Unless she plans on sharing her presidency with every other woman in the country, and from memory, Hillary isn’t much for sharing, or unless she proves to be the person that the American electorate wants as President, there is no reason why a country should get behind her, purely for the sake of putting a woman – any woman – into that particular job.
Hillary also said that she would end the war in