Hillary Upstages Trump With Tweet Trolling Over Iran Blunder

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The violent escalation that President Donald Trump kickstarted reached a dangerous new point on Tuesday night U.S. time, when Iran fired a barrage of missiles targeting at least two U.S. bases in Iraq. There were apparently no U.S. casualties, but the Iranians’ seriousness became abundantly clear. In the hours following the attack, the hashtag #IVotedforHillaryClinton trended on Twitter, which people used to distance themselves from the current president’s reckless antagonism of Iran. Hillary Clinton herself noticed the hashtag, and posted her own tweet including it alongside a GIF of herself saying good morning.

The post — and the many, many posts that sparked it — serve as a fitting reminder of what the U.S. could have had if Clinton had been elected president in 2016. In short, there’d have no doubt been a whole lot less of the incompetent belligerence that has routinely defined the Trump administration, to put it mildly. With Trump’s sudden assassination of top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, which sparked the retaliatory Iranian strikes on U.S. bases, that belligerence put American lives in danger.

Some of the top posts using the #IVotedforHillaryClinton hashtag express the general sentiment quite effectively. One Twitter user — Andrea Junker — commented:

‘Love Hillary, hate Hillary, whatever. But that moment in the debate where she called Trump Putin’s puppet is going to go down in history. She spoke the damn truth, in public, to his orange face. Hillary would be leading instead of tweeting right now.’

Writer Jeremy Hooper added:

‘I know it’s popular to say “she was right about everything,” as if it’s so obvious now. But, like, it was so obvious *then* too. Acting like he’s some riddle we needed to let unfurl gives him too much credit. His monstrosities were there all along.’

Now, we’re left with a president who is continuing to conduct his foreign policy via tweets, many of which recently threaten dangerous destruction — although on Wednesday morning, after Tuesday night chatter of a presidential address that didn’t pan out, Trump will be addressing the nation.

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