Hillary Clinton does not know how to use a computer to email
Earlier this week we learned that Hillary Clinton stated did not want to use an official State Department email address because she was concerned her personal emails would be exposed. I can understand that concern (especially with the seemingly shady deals surrounding The Clinton Foundation) however there is no reason why the former Secretary of State could not use an official email address for official business and a separate personal email address for personal business. People do it all the time…
In this post I mused that if Hillary Clinton was not savvy enough to manage two separate email accounts perhaps she is not savvy enough to run the country. And now it turns out, according to this story, that Hillary Clinton has no idea how to use email on a computer. (Of course this could be just another excuse.)
Here is more:
In a two-hour deposition with the conservative legal watchdog group Judicial Watch last week, Lewis Lukens also said he offered to set up a “stand-alone” computer for Clinton to check her personal email account, only to be told that she “does not know how to use a computer to do email.”
Of course Hillary Clinton’s defenders and supporters would probably say at this point what difference does it make if she is computer illiterate because you do not need to know how to use a computer to run a country. They would probably claim that this is a non-issue generated by the vast right-wing conspiracy in an effort to discredit Hillary Clinton.
But these same people most likely were on the other side of this issue in 2008 when it was learned that John McCain didn’t know how to use a computer. Here is what Mother Jones had to say back then:
This video appears to be from at least six weeks ago, but no one has really commented on it. Do we want a commander-in-chief who can’t use a computer without assistance?
Washington is full of these guys, and it’s so depressing. Larry Craig once said “I’ve never used the internet” (though we know he was lying). Ted Stevens thinks the internet is a series of tubes. Bush uses “the Google.” I can’t wait until we have a computer-literate generation of leaders in our Capitol.
Doh! It looks like they will not get their wish this year, unless Donald Trump wins the Presidency. Mother Jones to this point is not commenting on this same revelation about Hillary Clinton, funny how that works isn’t it? The irony is delicious.
And there were many other stories slamming John McCain as well so in my opinion this is a legitimate issue and it is because the left made it so in 2008.
malo periculosam libertatem quam quietum servitium