I few days ago there was a story about how Hillary wasn’t taking any more questions from anyone, reporters or supporters out of fear of saying something that could be used against her, now comes this story of how Chelsea Clinton wouldn’t answer a simple question from a 9 year old “reporter” for Scholastic News.
When asked the hard-hitting question, “Do you think your dad would be a good ‘first man’ in the White House?” Chelsea wouldn’t even throw the kid a bone and say yes or no. Instead, her answer was “”I’m sorry, I don’t talk to the press and that applies to you, unfortunately. Even though I think you’re cute.”
Chelsea, who stands mute on the stage, serving only as window dressing and a reminder that Hillary is a parent, is serving as a political prop for her mother and nothing more.
It was just back in September when Bill Clinton tried to force a New York restaurant to take down a picture of Chelsea saying she is a private citizen, but it seems when Hillary needs a prop to make her seem human, Chelsea is fair game. Just don’t ask her anything.
Does that mean there’s a chance Chelsea doesn’t support her mother’s politics? The press has been very indifferent to this story, unlike the differences between Rudy Giuliani and his children, who are much younger, so concern for a young person’s privacy can’t be the issue. After all, Chelsea is 27 and actively campaigning with her mother, all be it in a Calvin Coolidge sort of way.
Or does this mean Chelsea isn’t the genius we’ve been led to believe? Surely that can’t be the case since she’s got a high-paying job and was a Rhodes Scholar and there’s no way her parent’s position helped get her either of those things…