By Christopher Andersen
"I do not give up. I maintain going."
Hillary Rodham Clinton
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In what would soon become a standard tactic, they contended it was not Newton who was on trial but the system. Newton was found guilty of manslaughter, but the conviction was overturned on a technicality. The new darling of the Left, Newton went to live in a glass-walled penthouse overlooking Oakland’s Lake Merritt. There he and Seale held court, guzzling vodka and expounding endlessly on the coming revolution before a rapt audience of students, journalists—and several of Hollywood’s leading directors, screenwriters, and actors.
S. Supreme Court for handing the presidency to George W. Bush. Furious at George W. Bush for pushing his obvious advantage in Florida (where his brother was governor) to wrest control of that state’s decisive electoral votes, and furious at Al Gore for blaming his defeat on the Clintons’ own scandal-stained reputation. In these waning days of their administration, the one person she was not furious at—for a change—was her husband. Throughout their marriage, it had always been Bill who screwed up and Hillary who came to the rescue.
These Dickensian visions of small children being cast out to fend for themselves served as an object lesson for Hillary, who was taught from the cradle to believe that divorce was disaster. ” Dorothy was fourteen when someone finally tossed her a lifeline, offering her a job as a live-in babysitter for a local family. Away from the poisonous atmosphere of her grandparents’ home, Dorothy flourished. At Alhambra High School, she joined several student organizations—the Spanish Club, the Scholastic Society, the Girls Athletic League—and excelled both academically and athletically.
American Evita: Hillary Clinton's Path to Power by Christopher Andersen