Lynch’s nomination, announced last fall, has been bedeviled by a series of delays orchestrated by Republicans. On Monday, leaders sandbagged the nomination approval by tying it to stalled legislation on human trafficking.
And in a stroke of political and strategic genius, Clinton took her case to Twitter, where she has nearly 3 million followers. Since the tweets posted at about 4 p.m. Monday, she has garnered over 2,000 retweets and favorites.
Congressional trifecta against women today: 1) Blocking great nominee, 1st African American woman AG, for longer than any AG in 30 years…
…2) Playing politics with trafficking victims… 3) Threatening women’s health & rights. — Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) March 16, 2015
Indeed, Twitter allows Clinton to sidestep mainstream media and take her case straight to the people at a time when she’s been getting hammered over email-gate. And this isn’t the first time Clinton has taken her gripes to Twitter.
In February amid a fiery debate between parents on the benefits and risks of vaccinations, Clinton tweeted this: