Hillary Clinton’s alternative facts – Baltimore Sun – Baltimore Sun


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Hillary Clinton's alternative facts – Baltimore Sun
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Hillary Clinton indulged in some stale, PC alternative facts.

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As fate would have it, Hillary Clinton spoke at last month’s Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security, where she emphasized the importance of peace, of women and of women in peace.

“When women participate in peacekeeping peacemaking we are all safer and more secure,” said Ms. Clinton, who boasted of “evidence-based” research that backs up this claim.

And she’s right. Including women in the peacemaking process is often a valuable way of securing peace in war-torn countries.

But she also got in what was seen as a partisan shot at the Trump administration. At one point she began a sentence by saying, “Studies show …” and then interrupted herself: “Here I go again talking about research, evidence and facts.”