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Op-ed Placement

Hillary Clinton: Nowhere Girl

Originally Published in The Washington Times on 8/14/16.

She’s a real nowhere girl. Sitting in her nowhere world. Making all her nowhere plans for nobody.

Poor Hillary Clinton. She’s trying so fervently to come up with at least one new, inspiring idea to jump-start a moribund economy and help the financially stressed-out middle class. She’s like the economics professor in “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”: “Anyone? Anyone?” But the left’s idea cupboard is pitifully empty. They literally, not figuratively, have nothing to offer except tax, spend, spin and then hit the button again.

So in her speech on Thursday on the economy, she proposed last week’s leftover cold porridge. And it doesn’t taste any better today than when President Obama first served it up.

In her missive on the economy, Hillary pledged a jobs program “within my first hundred days in office.” Sure. But her former boss, Barack Obama, has had not just 100 but closer to 3,000 days to come up with a jobs program. Where are the jobs? Where are the pay raises? Where is the growth?

Hillary is in the awkward position of having to praise the Obama recovery that has flatlined paychecks, left 94 million Americans outside the labor force, created the biggest deficits and national debt in world history, and has almost half of Americans thinking we are still in a recession or headed into a new one. Two-thirds of Americans think the American Dream is dead. Yet Hillary with a straight face complains that Mr. Obama doesn’t “get the credit he deserves” for the condition of the U.S. economy.