Hillary Clinton Tells Students to Bridge the Political Divide With ‘Radical Empathy’ in Yale Class Day Speech

Hilary Clinton at Yale

Hilary Clinton giving a commencement speech at Yale University

Source: Time

By ALIX LANGONE

Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton encouraged students not to give up their sense of civic spirit during a speech at Yale University’s Class Day on Sunday.

She spoke frankly to the students during the event, which is part of the university’s commencement festivities, about graduating at one of the most turbulent times in the country’s political history, telling them to stay devoted to defending democracy.

Clinton did not shy away from the politic drama that has followed her since the 2016 election. She started her speech talking about the Yale tradition for graduates to wear over-the-top hats on Class Day, pulling out her own hat and saying, “I brought a hat too. A Russian hat. I mean, if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em,” to laughter from the crowd.

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Categories: America, The Muslim Times, USA

2 replies

  1. She may have been bad for Syria or Libya but she is very much what we need in USA, regardless of the faith or race, to fight away the Islamophobia and racism of many in the Republican party.

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