Hillary Clinton Slammed After Using MLK to Rip Manchin, Sinema

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers a speech during the opening session of the Generation Equality Forum in Paris on June 30, 2021. (LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was slammed on social media after using a Martin Luther King quote to criticize two fellow Democrats.

Clinton, the 2016 Democrat nominee who lost to Donald Trump, took to Twitter to blast Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., for their opposition to ending the filibuster and thus obliterating any chance of passing voting rights legislation.

“MLK Jr. said: ‘I had hoped that the white moderate would understand that law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice, and that when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress.’ This is a subtweet,” Clinton tweeted Friday.

With President Joe Biden’s approval numbers in free fall, Clinton is being mentioned as the party’s possible 2024 presidential nominee. That potentially could set up a rematch against former President Trump.

Based on the reactions to her tweet, Clinton faces much work in winning over progressives.

BetterWorld2@Socrates091 responded to Clinton’s MLK quote with a quote from Malcolm X.

“The white liberal differs from the white conservative only in one way: the liberal is more deceitful than the conservative,” BetterWorld2@Socrates091 tweeted. “Both want power, but the white liberal is the one who has perfected the art of posing as the Negro’s friend and benefactor.”

Other people responded to Clinton’s post with their own comments.

“Girl if you don’t keep King’s name out your mouth! (emoji) Also this is a self-burn,” Dr. CBS tweeted.

“Ur not gonna win if u ran. U can cut the theatrics, ms. mass incarceration. (yawning face emoji),” Mohammed El-Kurd tweeted.

“You’re the ones Malcolm X warned us against, you garbage dumpster. You’’e the super predator,” See Jay tweeted.

Other comments derided Clinton for being “a moderate.”

“But you are also a white moderate and literally 2 weeks ago were attacking the left wing of our party…,” Jon Munitz tweeted.

Clinton late last month told MSNBC that Democrats need to do “some careful thinking about what wins elections” outside of solidly liberal areas.

“Not just in deep-blue districts where a Democrat and a liberal Democrat, or so-called progressive Democrat, is going to win,” the former secretary of state told MSNBC. “I understand why people want to argue for their priorities. That’s what they believe they were elected to do.”

Other responses to the MLK tweet referred to Clinton’s husband, former President Bill Clinton, who has been scrutinized for his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein,.

“I remember you mentioning super predators in the past. Were you referring to bffs Jeffrey and Ghislaine [Maxwell]???,” Lack Excellence tweeted.


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