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His fault

I get it. All along, I thought it was her fault. But it wasn’t. Turns out it was his fault. I’m talking about Hillary’s health care plan, her one serious life experience of government action, that didn’t turn out so well. But it wasn’t her fault that it failed. It was Bill’s fault. Why? Well, he didn’t provide enough budgetary slack for her. So of course it failed. It had nothing to do with the goal of creating a top-down, expertly designed from scratch, bureaucratic monstrosity. Nope. His fault:

"She has taken the rap for some of the problems we had with health
care the last time that were far more my fault than hers," the former
president said.

He said part of the problem was a lack of money to finance the
health care expansion. Money could be available this time to pay for
expanded health care, such as the universal health care plan Hillary
Clinton has proposed.

"This time, when you let the tax cuts for upper-income people
expire, it’ll create a pool of money that wasn’t there last time," Bill
Clinton said. "We told her she had to get to universal coverage and
there would be no new money. She had to figure out how to do it."

Poor Hillary. She had to figure out the money problem. That was the problem and that problem was his fault. How could she be expected to get blood from a stone? His fault.  Not her fault.

How dumb do these people think we are? (That’s a rhetorical question.)