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Hillary Can’t Quit Comey — She Blames Him Again for Her Loss

We are going to hear this pile of nonsense repeated time and again, until it becomes the Democratic mantra in the age of Trump. Hillary would have won if it weren’t for that darn FBI and that nefarious Vladimir. Here she is today:

There’s a two-word reason why I find Democratic self-righteousness in the age of Trump so distasteful — Hillary Clinton. It’s not like the Democrats presented America with a noble public servant, and America chose the dishonest real-estate developer. They pushed, pulled, and dragged a corrupt Clinton across the primary finish line and then pretended she was the only rational choice for president. Sorry, but no. Hillary is the main reason Hillary lost. No other cause comes close.

David French — David French is a senior writer for National Review, a senior fellow at the National Review Institute, and a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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