Remember in 2016, when Donald Trump won the presidential election? His opponent and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton was so sure that she would win and so completely stunned when she didn’t that she quite literally went into hiding for weeks after the election.
And when she did finally return to the public light, it was only to broadcast that Trump was an illegitimate leader who had somehow stolen the election from her. In fact, to this day, when the subject is broached, she still claims that she should have been America’s rightful commander in chief.
To prove it, she has just released her ‘would have been victory speech’ online, just in case you were wanting to hear her inspiring words.
Of course, she’s not just doing so out of the goodness of heart. Instead, it’s only available through a subscription service known as Masterclass, usually made up of video lessons on a wide variety of ideas and subjects.
Apparently, someone thinks this ‘would be’ speech is interesting or worth their time, oh, and money.
To hear the speech, you first have to subscribe to Masterclass, which, depending on the type of subscription you choose, will cost you between $15 and $23.
But, of course, it wouldn’t be a Hillary Clinton event without a bit more drama and press. And so, it should surprise no one that NBC’s “Today” held a session on the Democratic has-been and her useless victory speech.
During the episode, which was posted to YouTube on Wednesday, Clinton explains that she never really even thought about a concession speech, much less wrote one. Instead, she only dreamed of and saw victory in her future. Just like any unrealistic Democrat bent on gaining undeserved power, she failed to see the actual needs and wants of the nation.
And so, when it was announced that President Trump had won, I’m sure she felt rather blindsided.
She further explained to Today that while the victory speech obviously wasn’t given to the American people in 2016 due to her devastating loss, she still feels it’s important for us all to hear. After all, it helps to showcase the kind of leader she might have been, “who I am, what I believe in, and what my hopes were for the kind of country that I want for my grandchildren, and that I want for the world, that I believe in that is America at its best.”
Yeah, because we all need to know about her hopes and dreams so much…
But I digress.
Now, to be clear, according to her speech, her dreams for America are about what you would guess any good leader’s to be. She wants us to prosper. She wants us to be known not “only by our differences” but our unity and ability to work together through all things.
And of course, she believes that women and young girls would have been empowered and encouraged by her win, knowing that everyone can grow up in America to be whatever they want, “even the president of the United States.”
Like I said, all good things.
However, throughout the process of saying these things, she hints that if America had chosen her opponent over her, which we most certainly did, we would have chosen a much different “vision for America” – and supposedly one where unity, peace, and prosperity would not live. She goes on about the “big-hearted America” she dreams of, implying that a vote for her and an Oval Office with her name on it would be the only way to achieve that.
Naturally, it seems people aren’t lining up to pay out their hard-earned cash just to listen to Hillary Clinton read her would-have-been victory speech. And those that have don’t seem too impressed by it or her rather “emotional” reading of it.
Instead, we are all laughing at the fact that she is still so distraught over her loss. If there is any sort of sympathy felt, it’s that we pity her clear Trump derangement syndrome. Then again, it only serves her right…