As for judgement?
- She supported the removal of a repentant terrorist from Libya. Result? Failed state. Benghazi was just the fuck up that happened AFTER her first fuckup on Libya. The fact is that after the lesson of Iraq (you don’t remove a Middle Eastern dictator without severe human consequences) she repeated the error in Libya, just on a smaller scale.
- But wait! There’s more! She went ahead and did it AGAIN in Egypt, supporting the removal of Mubarak. Result? Islamic government giving way to a military dictatorship. More Clinton bloodletting.
- She also did it in Tunisia…..but we got lucky on this one. Tunisia was initially governed by an Islamist government after the dictator was run off, but Tunisia is small and used to a higher standard of living than the other North African nations, and civilization reasserted itself.
- And, of course, she wanted to do it all over again in Syria, which would have exceeded Iraq in the carnage (and yes, the carnage would have been worse than what actually happened) if Assad was removed.
- Bottom line was that her “judgement” on the so-called Arab Spring was abyssmal. It’s hard to imagine a US politician being less popular than George Bush over there, but it’s true. You should listen to my relatives talk about her. We are just now after five years able to travel back to Syria again to see my in-laws, no thanks to ClintonMcCainGraham, who made up this nonexistent thing called the “moderate Syrian rebel” in order to funnel military equipment into the country. Which eventually ended up in the hands of a group called ISIS.
- No sane person thinks it’s OK to set up your own email server and use it instead of the one that your employer provides to you. It doesn’t matter squat if it’s “more secure” (which is bullshit, btw — you obviously know nothing of IT Security) or if there’s a written rule against it; the fact that it exists means you’re expected to use it. That’s a fireable offense at every corporation in America. Employees are supposed to follow procedure. She thought procedure didn’t apply to her.
So no, as we saw, America, having avoided electing John McCain twice before, was not in the mood to elect John McCain in a dress.
You may love Mrs. Clinton all you like. Just don’t pretend that there aren’t solid reasons why sane, rational, and nonideological people wouldn’t vote for her. You’d be lying to yourself.