Hillary, commander in chief of all stereotypes

by Roberta Valtorta


Hillary Clinton and her double. The democrat candidate President of the United States of America, here attending “Saturday Night Live” on NBC, together with actress Kate McKinnon, her imitator                                       (from http://www.chicagotribune.com/)

Is it possible to write a few reflections about a political candidate apart from your personal opinion? I’ll try to.

My intention on this post is to put any kind of ideology apart: I neither want to guess who will be the winner between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, nor shoot zero about who’s better or worse. The final aim is to share some observations which this long, unusual and sometimes grotesque campaign inspired me, nothing more, nothing less, but let’s start from the beginning.

A few weeks ago, during the second presidential debate, Hillary Clinton was in the middle of answering one of Anderson Cooper‘s questions when a fly landed on her face. She didn’t instinctively react, didn’t flinch and continued speaking, and shortly after landing the bug flew away.

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