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Hillary Lectures Trump About Not ‘Pointing Fingers’ Amid Tragedies… After She Blasted the NRA For Vegas

On Wednesday night, Hillary Clinton weighed in the recent terrorist attack that took place in New York City.

Sitting down with Trevor Noah, he mentioned how on a day like yesterday, people want a leader who “embody” what they’re feeling and speak to their concerns. He then asked her what she would do differently than President Trump.

Clinton called what Trump’s handling of the attack “disappointing.” She listed the tragedies she encountered through her career as a senator, the Secretary of State, and First Lady and said that “what you want in a president” is what Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and her husband Bill Clinton “delivered.”

“And that is trying to bring the country together, talk about what happened… but not to point fingers, not to scapegoat, not set Americans against each other,” Clinton elaborated. “And unfortunately, that’s not part of the job that the current president accepts or is willing to perform.”

What she said is absolutely right. The president shouldn’t be pointing fingers or scapegoating immediately after a tragedy. What’s so strange is that she did not follow her own words of wisdom last month in the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.

Within hours of the attack that took place in Las Vegas, the failed presidential candidate took to Twitter and urged her followers to “stand up to the NRA.”

If that’s not pointing fingers, scapegoating, and setting Americans against each other, I don’t know what is.

It’s one thing for her to push for gun control despite her nonsense about silencers, but it’s another thing for her to go after the NRA as if it were an ISIS-like terrorist group that was behind the massacre. There are roughly 5 million law-abiding gun owners that belong to the NRA, yet we hear more animosity towards them from this president wannabe than towards actual Islamic extremists. Perhaps that’s partly why she lost, but she won’t mention that in her book.

Like Noah said, people wish she was our president. To this day, she even jokes about how she’s still ready to be our commander-in-chief. If she wants to keep upstaging Trump with all of these “This is what I would have done” remarks throughout his presidency and pretend that she’s our real president, then she should lead by example instead of exposing herself as the hypocrite she is.

Watch the clip above, via Comedy Central.

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