4/16/2015

A Few Thoughts Regarding Hillary Clinton and Her Ambition to Become President of the United States

On April 12, 2015, Hillary Clinton grandly announced, to the surprise of no one, that she intended (for a second time, having tried and failed once before in 2008) to pursue her ambition of being elected as the first female President of the United States. (Much will be made of a woman seeking to be the Chief Executive, but the question of gender should be viewed merely as a mild distraction.) The actual votes will not be cast for more than a year, in November, 2016, but in the unwholesome realm of American elections, where all aspiring leaders must shamelessly market themselves at great expense, as if they were corporate products, one cannot start too soon, or have too much money.

Over several decades of Hillary Clinton's public life, she has, as First Lady (when her husband, Bill Clinton, was President), then as a Senator from New York, and lastly as Secretary of State, shown herself to be (in common with the current President, Barack Obama) a liar, a hypocrite, and a warmonger. She would, therefore, appear to be a fitting choice for the Presidency of an incorrigible nation that has, in the dangerous years of the 21st century, allowed itself to become irrevocably steeped in its own filthy mire of greed, corruption, delusion, and violence.

The next President of the United States might be Hillary Clinton, or it might be someone else. The only certainty is that it will not make any difference either way. Whatever the final result of the election in 2016 might be, Hillary Clinton being chosen as President or not, the fundamental problems that now plague America, and threaten to destroy it, will remain the same: those who are wealthy will continue to grow wealthier, perpetual wars will continue to be needlessly waged, and an oppressive policy of falsehood will continue to prevail.