Hillary is supposed to announce her presidential run at 3 p.m. Eastern today.
In the run up, the notorious Clinton smear machine already is lashing out at critics.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, a progressive, made a reasonable statement that he wanted to hear more about her vision before he formally endorsed her:
The response for Democratic operative Hillary Rosen (who famously disparaged Ann Romney), was a not too thinly veiled threat.
— Hilary Rosen (@hilaryr) April 12, 2015
— Legal Insurrection (@LegInsurrection) April 12, 2015
Meanwhile, Hillary critics are being smeared as sexist by Democratic operatives at Think Progress and Media Matters:
— ThinkProgress (@thinkprogress) April 12, 2015
As we learned in 2008, RW sexist commentary was oddly okay, even among “liberal” commentators, if it was targeted at Hillary. Still true?
— Eric Boehlert (@EricBoehlert) April 12, 2015
None of this is surprising.
Hillary is a completely packaged, contrived candidate.
Anything that upsets the packaging by image consultants is such a threat that accusations of sexism will become routine, and part of the strategy.DONATE
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