Note to Hillary: Florida is not Zimbabwe

Hillary Clinton, desperate to get Florida’s primary to count for her, didn’t just rely on an easy allusion to the 2000 election debacle while campaigning there yesterday. She went ahead and compared the uncounted votes in Florida to the crisis in ZIMBABWE. [P]eople go through the motions of an election only to have them discarded ...

Hillary Clinton, desperate to get Florida's primary to count for her, didn't just rely on an easy allusion to the 2000 election debacle while campaigning there yesterday. She went ahead and compared the uncounted votes in Florida to the crisis in ZIMBABWE.

[P]eople go through the motions of an election only to have them discarded and disregarded.”

“We’re seeing that right now in Zimbabwe," Clinton explained. "Tragically, an election was held, the president lost, they refused to abide by the will of the people,” Clinton told the crowd of senior citizens at a retirement community in south Florida.

Hillary Clinton, desperate to get Florida’s primary to count for her, didn’t just rely on an easy allusion to the 2000 election debacle while campaigning there yesterday. She went ahead and compared the uncounted votes in Florida to the crisis in ZIMBABWE.

[P]eople go through the motions of an election only to have them discarded and disregarded.”

“We’re seeing that right now in Zimbabwe," Clinton explained. "Tragically, an election was held, the president lost, they refused to abide by the will of the people,” Clinton told the crowd of senior citizens at a retirement community in south Florida.

“So we can never take for granted our precious right to vote." 

So, Hillary is just doing The Onion writers’ jobs for them now? Because that’s just absurd.

Carolyn O'Hara is a senior editor at Foreign Policy.

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