Hey! Remember when Hillary Clinton called half the country a “basket of deplorables” just over a year ago? We remember and so does she. In a recent interview with Jane Pauley, in fact, while promoting her new book stood by her remark. She even went as far as to say that she does not believe it impacted her bid for President.
“You can put half of Trump’s supporters in what I call a basket of deplorables,” Clinton said during that campaign event and almost immediately Trump supporters and many #NeverTrumpers jumped on the wagon to point out just how “out of touch” and elitist Clinton really is… and she is, folks.
Why do you think that word ‘deplorable’ was circulating in your mind?” Pauley asked Clinton.
“I thought Trump was behaving in a deplorable manner. I thought a lot of his appeals to voters were deplorable. I thought his behavior, as we saw on the ‘Access Hollywood’ tape was deplorable. And there were a large number of people who didn’t care. It did not matter to them,” Clinton said.
“You fed into that though, when you said ‘basket of deplorables,’ you energized…,” Pauley began to respond.
Then Clinton swooped right in, “No, but they were already energized.”
“But you offended some people who didn’t personally feel deplorable at all,” Pauley continued.
“I don’t buy that, I don’t buy that. I’m sorry I gave them a political gift of any kind, but I don’t think it was determinative,” said Clinton.
“It was a gift,” Pauley said, nodding her head and smiling.
As if you needed further proof but here it is. She really cannot accept the consequences of her actions, can she? She believes she does no wrong. It’s everyone else’s fault she lost the election. As I’ve said time and again, crap like this is why we voted Donald Trump. Crap like this is what We The People were sick of.