Remember the howls of outrage when George W. Bush showed images of Ground Zero for a split second in a 2004 ad? He was accused of exploiting 9/11, it stirred anger, and was declared shameful. Buy hey, that was then, Bush caused 9/11, and here comes Grandma with a new video recounting the images of that awful day.
Hillary Clinton’s campaign released a biographical video on the eve of her Saturday rally in New York City, harkening back to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks while she was a freshman New York senator.
“I was so overcome by their courage and their compassion,” Clinton said in the video, referring to first responders. “I knew that I had to also pay attention to what happened to those brave men and women.”
The nearly 5-minute video portrays the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate as a “fighter” over the years, from her law school days in 1973 to her four-year tenure as secretary of State, ending in 2013.
It also touches on her unsuccessful efforts during the Clinton administration to push for healthcare reform, followed by passage of the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
Clinton will hold her campaign’s official launch Saturday at New York’s Roosevelt Island, expected to be her highest-profile event since announcing her 2016 White House bid in mid-April.
Um, her official launch was in Twitter back in April. This is a re-launch. Now the video. She’s a fighter, or something. Yeah, fighting for every last nickel she can get her greedy paws on: