Hillary Clinton had a tall task on Thursday evening as she accepted her party’s nomination. The former first lady who lost out on the Democratic nomination eight years had to deliver a speech that would redefine her 20-year political career and reserve her place in history as the first woman president.
She held little back, touching on even the most embarrassing and personal aspects of her public profile, including the ‘hard times’ that tested she and her husband, ex-President Bill Clinton, who infamously cheated on her with an intern in the Oval Office.
Chelsea Clinton introduces her mother
Throwing down the gauntlet, she taunted Republicans’ nominee, Donald Trump, and tried to bait him into attacking her on Twitter.
He wants to be commander in chief but ‘Donald Trump can’t even handle the rough and tumble of a presidential campaign,’ she said. ‘A man you can bait with a tweet is not a man you can trust with nuclear weapons,’ she said as the audience cheered loudly.
President Bill Clinton
Trump has ‘taken the Republican Party a long way,’ she said, ‘from “Morning in America” to “Midnight in America.” ‘
‘He wants us to fear the future and fear each other,’ she said, declaring that the country is at a ‘moment of reckoning.