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Hillary Clinton’s astroturfed grandparents

Via Buzzfeed, this is Hillary’s speech (Trigger Warning: may cause involuntary gag reflex):

We are turning down people who really want to work. I mean they are here to work. And a lot of them now have children who are American citizens, and they are doing the best they can to try to make a good life for themselves and their families. And you know, I think if we were to just go around this room, there are a lot of immigrant stories. All my grandparents, you know, came over here and you know my grandfather went to work in lace mill in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and worked there until he retired at 65…

She traced her Methodism back to the Wesley brothers themselves, who converted her great grandparents in the small coal mining villages of Southern Wales. She immigrated with her family as a young girl to Scranton and went to work — very young ? in a silk mill, and then she met and married my grandfather,

Actually, Hillary’s grandmothers, both of them, were born in the United States as was one of her grandfathers. In fact, the one she mentions in the blockquote died in 1952 when she was just a few years older than Hillary is now.

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