Home | About | Donate

Cynics, Step Aside: There is Genuine Excitement Over a Hillary Clinton Candidacy


#1

Cynics, Step Aside: There is Genuine Excitement Over a Hillary Clinton Candidacy

Glenn Greenwald

It’s easy to strike a pose of cynicism when contemplating Hillary Clinton’s inevitable (and terribly imminent) presidential campaign. As a drearily soulless, principle-free, power-hungry veteran of DC’s game of thrones, she’s about as banal of an American politician as it gets. One of the few unique aspects to her, perhaps the only one, is how the genuinely inspiring gender milestone of her election will (following the Obama model) be exploited to obscure her primary role as guardian of the status quo.