In a recent CNN politics article, Hillary Clinton’s speech that was scheduled to be on major foreign policy was reviewed. The recent speech Hillary made turned into a savage mocking of Donald Trump rather than covering the foreign policies she had been billed to discuss.
It is said this is one of the most striking speeches of Clinton’s career that she delivered with her well known diplo-speak she’s been characterized with. She unleashed some very biting attacks on Donald Trump and went right for his jugular. Clinton warned that with Trump’s reputation of “very thin skin” no one should let him anywhere near the nuclear codes.
Clinton went on to state that Donald Trump’s reputation for being temperamental makes him unprepared to hold the office of President. This is an office she states that requires knowledge, immense responsibility, and stability- qualities she says Trump does not have.
As is his reputation, Trump turned around and unleased on Clinton the day after her speech. He called her speech “pathetic” as it was not a political speech and had nothing to do with foreign policy. Critics are saying the speech has made a significant moment in Clinton’s campaign. It has given a preview on what her tactics and attitude will be during the upcoming campaign. The presidential debates this year are likely to become fierce clashes between these two candidates.
If this is Clinton’s strategy it has some risks. Trump has the reputation of taking on rivals who have not been able to survive his return fire. Her attempt to convince voters that Trump is a mix of “bizarre rants” included a string of insults that she meant to ridicule him with and to render him unacceptable as a United States President.