Today, Hillary Clinton returned to her Alma Mater, Wellesley College, to give the commencement address. As Clinton fans and detractors alike know, one of her first big moments in the national spotlight was when she gave the address there during her own graduation at a time when students didn’t give commencement speeches. She used that speech almost five decades ago to target a senator, launching her into the political spotlight.
Today, she targeted someone else.
She went after former presidential campaign foe (and current president) Donald Trump.
While ostensibly talking about how the country overcame the shame of Richard Nixon and the distrust in the government that he sowed, she mentioned “a man whose presidency would eventually end in disgrace with his impeachment for obstruction of justice — ”
The assembled graduates cheered as she continued, “– after firing the person running the investigation into him at the Department of Justice.”
Clinton didn’t stop there. She said, “But here’s what I want you to know: we got through that tumultuous time and once again we began to thrive as our society changed laws and opened the circle of opportunity and rights wider and wider for ore Americans.”
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