Hillary whines: NASA wasn’t taking girls as astronauts when she was a kid

Hillary whines: NASA wasn’t taking girls as astronauts when she was a kid

[Ed. – Up next in the whining chute: Sanders and O’Malley?  The Democratic candidates are the bleep-a-frazzin Oprah show.]

Hillary Clinton wouldn’t lie, would she?

“When I was a little girl, I guess I was a teenager by then … 14, I think, and the space program was getting started, and I wanted to be an astronaut, and I wrote to NASA,” she recounted.

“And I said, ‘What do I have to do to be prepared to be an astronaut?’ And they wrote back and said, ‘Thank you very much, but we’re not taking girls,’” she remembered. “That, thankfully changed with Sally Ride and a lot of the other great women astronauts,” she said.

But “to be fair,” she added, “I never could have qualified anyway, so you know, not something I spent a lot of time losing sleep over, but I really, really do support the space program.”

Righties on Twitter are scoffing at this as the latest, greatest self-serving “enhancement” to Hillary’s bio. I don’t know. For one thing, this story isn’t new. She’s told it many times before. …

Hillary’s story is entirely plausible … and yet hard to believe simply because she’s lied so often in the past about ticky-tack details to make herself look more intrepid. Remember her falsely claiming she was named after Edmund Hillary? Remember the phony “Tuzla Dash”?

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