Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Hillary is part of the resistance movement? That means something important...

Hillary Clinton is through with long walks in the woods — on Tuesday, she told Christiane Amanpour at a Women for Women International event in New York that she’s back to being an “activist citizen” and “part of the resistance.” For Clinton, that entails speaking out about the role misogyny played in the election — something she’s mentioned before.

“It’s really troubling to me,” she said. “Whatever your political party, whatever your ideological bent, you have a stake, as a woman and a man, in ensuring that the promise of equality that we hold out and the efforts that so many women and men have made over the decades to secure it don’t go backwards.”
Hillary is still in shock from losing the election.  I can cut her some slack with her desire to be embraced by fellow democrats.

What I can't understand is how so many dems are throwing around the word "resistance" so casually.

Resistance movements is defined in military counterinsurgency manuals.  It ain't something nice either. Put this in terms of military history.  French Resistance?  Irish Republican Army? Unita, the Contras, Taliban...they're all examples of resistance movements.

We usually call them terrorists, they view themselves as freedom fighters but the results are the same.  They seek to foment chaos and to overthrow the govt.

Check out this incomplete but adequate definition from Wikipedia.
A resistance movement is an organized effort by some portion of the civil population of a country to resist the legally established government or an occupying power and to disrupt civil order and stability. It may seek to achieve its objectives through either the use of nonviolent resistance (sometimes called civil resistance), or the use of force, whether armed or unarmed. In many cases, as for example in Norway in the Second World War, a resistance movement may employ both violent and non-violent methods, usually operating under different organizations and acting in different phases or geographical areas within a country.[1]
I didn't notice it till Hillary stated she was part of it, but the talk of "a resistance movement" is not a playing matter.

It's deadly serious.

Usually I'd laugh it off but these are democrat leaders talking like this.  What if the democrat party actually views itself as a resistance movement and not an opposition party?  Whatever it means it can't be good.

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