Skip to comments.Because, You Know…
Posted on 10/16/2016 6:55:47 AM PDT by NOBO2012
In 2013 Hillary Clinton was paid $675,000 for three speeches she gave to Goldman Sachs.
Ive scanned through then as much as I could without poking my eyes out. Never mind the pulbic/private positions which I know are disturbing in themselves butt not exactly news what really bothered me was her actual speech. Can that woman not string more than 2 sentences together without inserting you know a dozen times?
While technically not a non-fluency, you know is still the most annoying verbal tic in the modern lexicon of annoying speech patterns. And seriously, at $225,000 assuming theyre 30 minute speeches at around 4000 words, thats about $56.25 per word. Now I know we cant expect anyone to be as articulate as our current interlocutor-in-chief, butt even in Manhattan, the lawyer-centric land of billable hours, all those you knows sound like bill padding to me.
And while thats probably not illegal it sure seems unethical; not that theres anything wrong with that.
And Im not sure Hillarys good friend, Lady M, would approve, as shes all about equity and equality in the labor market. And any way you cut it $50/word is an unconscionable multiple of what the little people get paid.
Words? Just words?
Im pretty sure a 1:2500 ratio would not meet Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warrens or even Barrys approval in the fair playing field debate.
Anyway, here are my takeaways from the Goldman years:
Hillarys all in favor of financial institution self-regulation. Unless shes talking to Bernies supporters in which case she wants government to come down on too-big-to-fail banks like a ton of bricks. All part of that public/private position thingy shes got workin for her. Oh, and did I mention she thinks charitable foundations should be self-regulating as well?
The first Wikileaks dump required Hillary to buy a new rock tour jacket and go on what she called the Clinton Apology Tour to smooth the feathers of important foreign dignataries who were insulted by comments made by various members of Hillarys State Department employees. I wonder if the current Wikileaks dump will inspire her to buy a new jacket.
It seemed like Hillary was giving the titans of Wall Street security and military briefings. Um, do you really think thats a good idea? Trump might conflate that into an example of bad judgment.
Hillary thinks Donald Trump would make a swell president: You know, I would like to see more successful business people run for office. I really would like to see that because I do think, you know, you dont have to have $30 billion, but you have a certain level of freedom. And theres that memorable phrase from a former member of the Senate: You can be maybe rented but never bought. And I think its important to have people with those experiences. Im not sure she meant to imply that people like her can be bought. Thats irrelevant; we all know she can.
There were a lot of interesting tidbits that also wont be picked up by most of the MSM because theyve got allegations of sexual abuse to pursue. And because, well, #MediaRiggingElection.
How else do you explain certain election results, you know?
Posted from: Michelle Obamas Mirror
The media is doing the campaigning for Hillary. All Hillary has said throughout the campaign is”
“I will fight for children .... and puppies .... and muslims ... and Latinos ... and blacks .... and single moms ... and aliens ..... and Wall Street ....... etc. “
What has she said she would do to make America great again? Nothing.
I will fight for children .... and puppies .... and you know ... muslims ... and Latinos ... and ya’ll know ... blacks .... and you know ...single moms ... and aliens ..... and Wall Street ....... and you know ...etc.
I think "you know" is now outranked by "So ...".
Where is it written that every spoken sentence has to begin with "So ..."?
I think “um” is still number one.
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