This Is Your Regular Reminder That Hillary Clinton Is a Woman. And Also That Conservatives Hate Her. Oh, and Additionally That She Is Super Awesome.

So, yesterday, the AP included in their wire photos this image of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaking at a press conference in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Saturday. And ZOMG she is wearing glasses and not wearing make-up!

extreme close-up image of Hillary Clinton wearing glasses and no make-up
Oh the humanity, etc.

Naturally, this SCANDAL was prominently featured on the Drudge Report, and thus got picked up by the conservative blogosphere and the mainstream media, because no doi they are so totally liberal.

So obviously it was only a matter of time before CNN would ask Secretary Clinton to address whether she is SO UPSET BOO-HOO about this latest circle-jerk by the usual collection of dipshits whose rhetorical attacks have all the sophistication of a million sentinels attacking Zion.

It's the biggest softball ever for a woman who has weathered every conceivable manifestation of misogynist bullying over her career, but her response is nonetheless fantastic.

Reporter Jill Dougherty: Now in the blogosphere, there is a big thing about "Hillary Au Naturale"—in other words, you without makeup; you wearing glasses— [Clinton bursts out laughing] —and, you know, what can I say? But this is exactly what you were saying, that it's either the hair, or something like that—

Clinton: You know, I feel so relieved to be at the stage I'm at in my life right now, Jill, you know, because if I wanna wear my glasses, I'm wearin' my glasses. If I, you know, wanna pull my hair back, I'm pullin' my hair back. And, uh, you know, at some point, it's just not, ahh, it's just not something that deserves a whole lot of time and attention—and if others want to, you know, worry about it, I'll let them do the worrying for a change.

Dougherty: So it doesn't drive you crazy?

Clinton: It doesn't drive me crazy at all. [shakes head] It's just not something that, ahh, that I think is that important any more. [leans forward and bursts out laughing]
Hillary Clinton don't give a shit.

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