Everyone is a Russian asset now, apparently.
The Simplest Explanation is Usually the Right One
Unless you are Hillary Clinton and lost an election to Donald Trump in 2016, in which case the most convoluted explanation is the right one and you bear no responsibility for the failure.
Because if you’re not for Hillary Clinton, you’re against her.
And if you aren’t for Hillary Clinton, and are in fact against her, you must, by a simple process of elimination, be working for Vladimir Putin.
In a recent podcast interview stop on tour to promote her new book, Hillary Clinton let the accusations fly: Hawaiian Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is a Russian asset, Green Party candidate Jill Stein is a Russian asset, and of course U.S. President Donald Trump is a Russian asset.
“They’re also going to do third party again. And I’m not making any predictions but I think they’ve got their eye on someone who’s currently in the Democratic primary and are grooming her to be the third-party candidate.
She’s the favorite of the Russians. They have a bunch of sites and bots and other ways of supporting her so far, and that’s assuming Jill Stein will give it up. Which she might not, ’cause she’s also a Russian asset.” — former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. October 18, 2019
Though she didn’t mention Gabbard specifically, when asked if Clinton was referring to Tulsi Gabbard, a Clinton spokesperson responded “If the nesting doll fits”.
What in the world is Hillary Clinton doing?
Even left-leaning news publications have lightly chastised the former Secretary of State, with the general consensus on the left being that Clinton should perhaps put up or shut up on these wild and baseless accusations.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, who perhaps is the person most to blame for Clinton’s failure to become President with the exception of Clinton herself, condemned the outrageous diatribe.
“Tulsi Gabbard has put her life on the line to defend this country. People can disagree on issues, but it is outrageous for anyone to suggest that Tulsi is a…