Hillary Clinton's search for scapegoats for her stunning loss to Trump focused on Russia and FBI

Breitbart:
The new Clinton campaign tell-all, Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign, reveals how Hillary Clinton personally placed blame for her bruising defeat on Russian meddling “within twenty-four hours of her concession speech.”

The blistering behind-the-scenes book, by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes, illustrates how Hillary Clinton furiously blamed her defeat on the FBI investigation into her private emails, Russian interference, and Trump’s supposed support from “white nationalists.”

From Shattered:

On a phone call with a longtime friend a couple of days after the election, Hillary was much less accepting of her defeat. She put a fine point on the factors she believed cost her the presidency: the FBI (Comey), the KGB (the old name for Russia’s intelligence service), and the KKK (the support Trump got from white nationalists).

“I’m angry,” Hillary told her friend. And exhausted. After two brutal campaigns against Sanders and Trump, Hillary now had to explain the failure to friends in a seemingly endless round of phone calls. That was taking a toll on her already weary and grief-stricken soul. But mostly, she was mad— mad that she’d lost and that the country would have to endure a Trump presidency.

The authors detail how Clinton went out of her way to pass blame for her stunning loss on “Comey and Russia.”

“She wants to make sure all these narratives get spun the right way,” a longtime Clinton confidant is quoted as saying.

The book further highlights how Clinton’s Russia-blame-game was a plan hatched by senior campaign staffers John Podesta and Robby Mook, less than “within twenty-four hours” after she conceded....
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There is much more.

This seems to confirm my belief that the  "Russians did it" has been one of the Democrats big lies to explain their political rejection by the voters.  To blame the FBI also tells you she never comprehended how her own actions were responsible for that investigation and how lucky she was that she was not indicted for her mishandling of classified material.

But the Russian allegations are mainly a diversion and an excuse to be as disruptive as possible in attacking the Trump administration.  I think the whole scheme is a political fraud by the Democrats hatched to cover their defeat.  I put it right up their with their "Bush lied" lie.

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