Magazine October 10, 2016, Issue

Hillary the Hilarious

When People magazine made Hillary Clinton the lead story in its May 2014 issue, my then-editor at the Washington Free Beacon e-mailed a photo of the cover to see if I would have the same reaction he did. “Looks like she’s holding a walker,” I wrote back. Because it kind of did, even though she wasn’t.

It was clearly a patio chair that Clinton, then 66, was leaning on for support in that photo, presumably to avoid another embarrassing fall. Or maybe not. It could just as easily have been an old person’s walker custom-built to resemble a patio chair, or

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Andrew StilesAndrew Stiles is a political reporter for National Review Online. He previously worked at the Washington Free Beacon, and was an intern at The Hill newspaper. Stiles is a 2009 ...

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