During SC interview, Hillary Clinton rediscovers her non-existent southern roots

Hillary Clinton is many things. She is a wife (kind of) and used to be the secretary of state (kind of). She is also a grandmother, a politician, a hypocrite, and — if there is justice anywhere — will be able to add “jailbird” to her list of distinctions once the FBI investigation of her email server proves conclusively that she sent and received classified government documents using a private email account.

But for all the things Clinton is or will become, one thing she is decidedly not is a master of vocal mimicry. When she ran for president the first time, she delivered a church sermon of sorts in Selma, Ala., in 2007, complete with black accent:

Now she is running for president again. This time she has affected a southern drawl, with equally little success. The Weekly Standard notes that Mrs. Clinton recently sat down with Jaime Harrison, chairman of the South Carolina Democratic party, for a Q &A. Here is the video:

It is understandable that now that her coronation as the 45th president is no longer a certainty, she will attempt to be all things to all people. As a native of the Steel City, I for one can’t wait to hear her Pittsburgh accent:

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy has written for The Blaze, HotAir, NewsBusters, Weasel Zippers, Conservative Firing Line, RedCounty, and New York’s Daily News. He has one published novel, Hot Rain, (G. P. Putnam’s Sons), and has been a guest on Radio Vice Online with Jim Vicevich, The Alana Burke Show, Smart Life with Dr. Gina, and The George Espenlaub Show.


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