Is Hillary our Iron Lady?

October 23, 2013 

I read Michael Ray Dillier's views on a 2016 presidential run for Hillary Clinton with some skepticism. He uses character traits such as "honor and integrity."

If we were playing the word association game, "Benghazi" would immediately come to mind for me. Conjure up the image of a matronly woman in a rather drab green suit flapping her arms and ranting, "What difference, at this point, does it make?" when testifying on Capitol Hill.

Not exactly a Thatcheresque performance befitting of a world leader. When the "Iron Lady" arrived on the job as Great Britain's first (and only) female prime minister she said, "Where there is discord, may we bring harmony. Where there is error, may we bring truth. Where there is doubt, may we bring faith. And where there is despair, may we bring hope."

You be the judge.

Bill Malec

O'Fallon

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