Unfortunately, failure is a part of life. Whether it be not making the team, not getting into your dream school or any other scenario where we fall short of the intended goal, failure is something everyone deals with more than we’d like.
Now when failure inevitably strikes, there are really only two ways to deal with adversity. The first, and the most commonly used coping tactic is to externalize, blame outside forces for why I didn’t get what I wanted. The second is to simply examine oneself, internalize the defeat and look for areas in which to improve for the next opportunity.
In the case of Hillary “pantsuit” Clinton, she encountered monumental failure. Losing a presidential election to a man with no campaign/governmental experience, has a penchant for making up words and who throws Twitter temper tantrums on the regular. It was a layup. A sure thing. Clinton was destined to be the first female President of the United States.
Except, it didn’t happen that way. She lost. Trump won. He’s in the Oval Office and she’s giving speeches at luncheons, much like the one she gave Tuesday afternoon. During her talk/speech, she gave a very simple explanation for why she failed to beat the Donald: It was someone else’s fault.
According to the former First Lady, FBI Director James Comey is responsible for her loss. Clinton claims that if not for Comey coming out and informing Congress on Oct. 28 that the FBI was investigating a new batch of previously undiscovered emails between Clinton and Huma Abedin.
She even goes so far as to say that if the election were held Oct. 27, she would be in the White House.
Yes, that’s right Hillary. If not for James Comey and that dreaded calendar, Madame President would be our reality instead of just your wild fantasy.
Yes, Mrs. Clinton, it was James Comey who put an illegal, unprotected server in your basement. It was also James Comey who instructed you to completely botch Benghazi, falsely informing the American public, saying that a Youtube video was responsible for the attack when that wasn’t the case at all.
As I recall, it was also James Comey who pushed you to label an entire group of people as a “basket of deplorables.” He was also the fellow who set up your campaign’s itinerary and is to blame for not scheduling events in Wisconsin and Michigan. And he also forced you to run a campaign completely devoid of fresh ideas. Instead, Comey decided you should spout stale Democratic talking points and your laughably bad “I’m with Her” slogan.
If I remember right, he was also the same guy who gave you the totally unearned reputation of being untrustworthy and underhanded.
Yes, shame on you, James.
Despite the fact that most of the media was pulling for you, Hollywood celebrities were out on the campaign stump singing your praises and that the Democratic Presidential Primary was essentially fixed in your favor, it was still James Comey’s fault.
No, it couldn’t be that you possess the charisma of a wet mop and exude the warmth of an industrial freezer.
As is often uttered, your attitude, your thinking is exactly why Trump won.
You had the layup of elections, Mrs. Clinton and you threw up a brick.
But don’t worry Mrs. Clinton, you can rest easy knowing that you were fouled on the attempt and James Comey was the referee who turned a blind eye during the shot.
James Comey is the reason for your failure, not you at all.
That darn James Comey.