When politicians say things, many people just ignore them and move on. However, as Hillary Clinton recently found out, words do have meaning, and some people don’t take kindly to loose rhetoric when it comes to how they provide for their families.
On the campaign trail, Hillary Clinton said with a smile “We’re going to put a lot of coal miners, and coal companies out of business.“
Bo Copely, a 39 year old father who recently lost his job, reminded Hillary as he fought back tears that not everyone lives in a world that’s rainbows and skittles. Sometimes people actually have to work for a living, and when politicians say and do things to generate a good laugh from their well-off inner circle, it can directly impact many hard working people.
“When you make comments like ‘we’re going to put a lot of coal miners out of jobs’ these are the kind of people that you’re affecting, this is my family. I just want to know how you can say you’re going to put a lot of coal miners out of jobs, and then come in here and tell us how you’re going to be our friend.“
“I don’t know how to explain it”, and then blamed him for somehow taking her exact words out of context.
Here is Hillary trying to pretend she didn’t say what she said
We can’t say we’re surprised by any of this, as just like the financial elites that run everything, political elites also have realities that are significantly disconnected from everyone else.
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