Having become the purest modern example of a brilliantly overrated, unmitigated failure in electoral politics — the Ryan Leaf or Ishtar of the ballot box — it isn’t surprising that Hillary Clinton is casting about for some form of validation.
After all, at her advanced age and with the definitive stink of having lost a presidential election to a reality TV star who beat her despite bearing the scars of every media-generated October Surprise scandal possible, Clinton can be forgiven for waking up each morning to the knowledge she will always be remembered as the pre-eminent loser in the history of democracy, and attempting to find some path to redemption.
Therefore, last weekend’s report at the Atlantic which put forth the possibility Clinton might attempt to enter the clergy as her next career move shouldn’t surprise anybody.
Hillary Clinton wants to preach. That’s what she told Bill Shillady, her longtime pastor, at a recent photo shoot for his new book about the daily devotionals he sent her during the 2016 campaign. Scattered bits of reporting suggest…