Hillary Clinton's Memoir Will Be a 'Cautionary Tale'

For many still mourning Hillary Clinton’s loss, it sounds like her forthcoming memoir, What Happened, will ideally provide some closure.

Though one could argue that we as a society are all good with regards to rehashing the election and how it all went wrong, we might as well sit down and hear the unfettered truth from the woman who went through this shit.

From the book’s introduction, via NBC News:

“In the past, for reasons I try to explain, I’ve often felt I had to be careful in public, like I was up on a wire without a net. Now I’m letting my guard down.”...

The memoir is also billed as a “cautionary tale,” about the adversarial forces that might have had a hand in the “stranger-than-fiction” election.


Exciting stuff. Sounds like a book I’d want to read maybe the first half of, before putting it down. In a press release, Clinton’s publisher Simon and Schuster said “she speaks about the challenges of being a strong woman in the public eye, the criticism over her voice, age, and appearance, and the double standard confronting women in politics.”

Say what you will about the necessity of this memoir/essay/musings about being a woman, politics, the election and Donald Trump, it’ll be nice to hear the opinion from a woman who actually lived it.

Senior Writer, Jezebel

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I’d have named it “I Told You Dumb Motherfuckers”