In Attempt to Regain Youth Vote, Clinton Refers to Benghazi ...

Politics | Elliot Bromberg | February 26, 2016

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In Attempt to Regain Youth Vote, Clinton Refers to Benghazi As “Lit”

CHARLESTON, SC—Following a speech given to 3,000 undergraduate students at the College of Charleston, Hillary Clinton answered a student’s question by referencing the 2012 attack on the Libyan embassy in Benghazi, which took the lives of four Americans, as “lit.”

As the race for the Democratic presidential nomination moves on to South Carolina, the Clinton campaign has attempted to increase youth outreach, hoping to steal away the widespread enthusiasm for opposing candidate Bernie Sanders among the coveted 18-to-25 demographic. In an effort to regain the millennial vote, Clinton has “dabbed” on The Ellen Show, taken a selfie with Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, and now, added youth slang into her speeches.

Photo Source: Paula Lively
According to a Reuters tracking poll, Sanders now leads Clinton by 58 points among Democrats under 30.
(Photo source: Paula Lively)

According to numerous sources, Clinton slammed Sanders’ free tuition initiative in her speech to the undergraduate population by announcing, “Listen, I feel you fam, but it’s not realistic.”

However, her Benghazi remarks have found her in hot water.

In response to the student’s question, Clinton said, “I am sorry that the event occurred, but tbh [sic] this wasn’t my fault. Trust me, the struggle is very real. I can’t even deal with this Republican narrative anymore. The fact of the matter is that Benghazi was lit. The entire situation was lit, and I wish I could have been there to do something.”

Voters took to social media to comment on Clinton’s remarks, and #MakeAmericaLitAgain was trending within the hour.

Following the event, Clinton was seen distributing “Chillary Clinton” beer koozies to students while proudly exclaiming, “I have no chill!”