Nancy Reagan, Hilary Clinton, First Lady, Ladies, president, old
Nancy Reagan, Hilary Clinton, First Lady, Ladies, president, old

WTF: Hillary Just PRAISED Nancy Reagan’s AIDS ‘Advocacy’

Today, they’re finally putting Nancy Reagan in the dirt. In in commemoration, Hillary Clinton just praised the former First Lady’s AIDS activism. Uhhhhh, what??:

That’s right! Clinton said:

We’re forced to remember how difficult it was to talk about HIV/AIDS back in the 1980s. And because of both President and Mrs. Reagan, in particular Mrs. Reagan, we started a national conversation when before no one would talk about it, no one wanted to do anything about it. And, that too, is something I really appreciate — her very effective, low-key advocacy but it penetrated the public conscience, and people began to say “we need to do something about this too.”

Either Hillary is misremembering her history, or she’s a master of the deadpan wit. Lest we forget, Ronald Reagan thought AIDS was hilarious — and Nancy Reagan’s “low key advocacy” was perhaps best illustrated by letting her friend, Rock Hudson, die.

With advocacy like that, who needs enemies?