I’ve already written about how today is Hillary Clinton’s 70th birthday, and how last year she sent what is quite possibly the worst-aged tweet in the history of the platform.
Happy birthday to this future president. pic.twitter.com/JT3HiBjYdj
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) October 26, 2016
Not to be outdone, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) sent out a tweet wishing “Madame president” a happy birthday and tagging Hillary Clinton.
Happy Birthday, Madame President @HillaryClinton
— John Lewis (@repjohnlewis) October 26, 2017
This is all trending towards the absurd. Clinton did not win the election because she did not win enough Electoral College votes, which is how the United States elects its presidents. She did not win these Electoral College votes for a whole variety of factors, but the fact remains that she did not win them. The national popular vote does not matter in the presidential election. She is not the president. She will (barring a surprise 2020 run) never be president. It is not going to happen. Her political career in elected office is effectively over.
Perhaps Lewis should take some of Clinton’s words to heart and stop, ahem, threatening our democracy:
Donald Trump refused to say that he’d respect the results of this election. By doing that, he’s threatening our democracy.
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) October 21, 2016
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