Hillary Clinton’s ridiculous hedge on Keystone XL

Hillary Clinton’s ridiculous hedge on Keystone XL

Here’s Hillary Clinton’s “answer” to a question about whether she supports or opposes the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline at a townhall in New Hampshire today.

“If it’s undecided when I become president, I will answer your question,” Clinton said. “This is President Obama’s decision. I’m not going to second-guess him.”

Er, what?

Clinton went on to note that she was in a position unique among the 2016 field due to her time as secretary of state. “I’m in a different position than any other candidate,” Clinton said. “I was there. I put this process together. I oversaw it for four years.” (Because the pipeline would begin in Canada, its approval — or not — is in the hands of the State Department.)…

Look. When you are running for president — whether or not you served in the current administration — you are going to be asked to take positions on issues that the current president is dealing with.

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