Hillary Clinton tells Georgetown she plans to ‘remain on the front lines of democracy’

Hillary Clinton tells Georgetown she plans to ‘remain on the front lines of democracy’
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[Ed. – We’ll sure sleep better tonight knowing that.]

Hillary Clinton isn’t about to retire to her mystery novels and chardonnay anytime soon. The former Democratic presidential candidate on Monday indicated that she’s not ready to exit left from the world stage, despite her 2016 loss to President Trump.

Clinton told a group of students at Georgetown University that she thinks “advancing the rights, opportunities and full participation of women and girls is the great unfinished business of the 21st century.”

And Clinton, for one, is not looking to outsource the job.

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“I intend to keep fighting to pursue this agenda and remain on the front lines of democracy,” she said during an appearance at the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, during which she presented human rights awards named in her honor to three female activists.

Clinton tried to rally the troops, warning them against complacency in what sure sounded like an oratorical subtweeting of the Trump presidency. “It is hard to continue to speak out and stand up against what you think of as obvious wrongs,” she told the students. “But do not grow weary. Don’t get discouraged.”

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