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: