In a column in which he coins the useful term “Hillaryism,” Charles Krauthammer says that Hillary Clinton is offering the status quo in a time when much of the general public is desperate for change. Thus the popularity of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. Clinton, though, offers nothing more than the old liberal bromides and a continuation of the Obama administration. See Krauthammer’s argument after the jump.
I wonder, though. Would a Clinton administration amount to a third term for Obama? I don’t think it would. She seems much tougher and meaner than he is. Other countries would probably be less willing to cross her. And I suspect she would be more willing than Obama to intervene someplace militarily to throw her weight around.
And a Clinton victory would seem to put the radical feminists, the pro-abortion fanatics, and the political correctness enforcers in charge of the whole country.
Her husband, you may recall, was considered a conservative or at least a moderate Democrat, ending welfare as we know it, supporting the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, supporting the Defense of Marriage Act. She is not. Despite what those who are nostalgic for another Clinton administration assume, that being the last time they had money in their pockets, Hillary does not have the same ideology as Bill. And she and her party have been pushed farther to the left by Bernie Sanders, whose mark will probably be seen in her vice presidential choice and the party platform.
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