The Corner

Hillary’s Vote

While I, of course, think her silence on the MoveOn ad is despicable and that she should have been first out of the box to condemn it over a week ago, what was she going to do today? If she voted to condemn the ad, what would it look like? Like Republicans (and Darth Vader’s president!) shamed and harassed her into it. Now she can say, “The MoveOn ad was awful. But it was just an ad. I’m certain General Petraeus has handled worse attacks. And I know the Senate has more substantive things to do that make symbolic – largely political – points.” MoveOn certainly has something right. Let’s “move on,” there’s work to do here for our troops.

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