Former secretary of state and twice-failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has a message for Democrats who want her to fade into the background: she’s not going anywhere.
“I have the experience, I have the insight, I have the scars that I think give me not only the right, but the responsibility to speak out. And 2018 is going to be incredibly momentous. We have a chance. I won 24 congressional districts that have a Republican member of Congress sitting in them. And I think that gives us some idea that maybe, if we are really focused we have a chance to pick up seats, maybe take back the House. We’ve got to defend the Democratic senators,” she continued.
Not only is she going to keep on running. She feels entitled to do so.
It makes sense. Hillary Clinton led the party and political movement of Entitlement. And of course she feels entitled herself — to rule all of us, starting with her party in 2018 and probably 2020. Good luck with her, Democrats. Because when this narcissist says she’s not going anywhere, she means it.
It’s fashionable — even a truism — among mental health professionals to label President Donald Trump a narcissist. But take a look at the actual definition of “narcissistic personality disorder” and decide for yourself. Does Hillary Clinton seem like a narcissist to you?
Narcissistic personality disorder is characterized by a long-standing pattern of grandiosity (either in fantasy or actual behavior), an overwhelming need for admiration, and usually a complete lack of empathy toward others. People with this disorder often believe they are of primary importance in everybody’s life or to anyone they meet. While this pattern of behavior may be appropriate for a king in 16th century England, it is generally considered inappropriate for most ordinary people today.
Ordinary people are not supposed to behave like narcissists. But Hillary Clinton is no ordinary person. She’s special. What makes her special? Her willingness to provide for people the things she believes they need. She’s the ultimate welfare queen. She knows what your welfare is, and she’s prepared to use government force to hold up — like a bank robber — people who actually produce. She does so through traditional methods such as taxation, and also through her web of illicit and undoubtedly illegal use of connections, pull and power from decades in government.
Hillary Clinton is nothing special. She’s just another narcissist. All of us know at least one narcissist in our daily lives. However, she’s important for a simple reason: Probably half of America acts, thinks and feels like her. That’s why one of our two major political parties is premised completely on entitlement.
It takes a narcissistic welfare queen to enable people with perpetual chips on their shoulders, and a pervasive sense of victimhood or “I’ve been screwed”, to feel like they matter in a culture and government with little to offer the ordinary person any longer other than redistributive freebies.
Look at Hillary Clinton and see her for what she is. Because so long as victimhood and entitlement remain the strong forces they are in the Democratic Party and much of America, her kind will also be with us. And Hillary Clinton herself will undoubtedly be along for the ride.
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