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Hyperbole, Hot Takes, and Hillary’s Qualifications

With the History Slam on hiatus until the New Year, I decided to write a piece for Activehistory.ca in an attempt to answer a nagging question that I’ve been wondering about: was Hillary Clinton the most qualified person to ever run for President? The current President said she was during the campaign, a statement which got a lot of traction on Twitter. But I was curious, so decided to look through the resumes of some other presidential nominees. The process highlighted the need for rationale, reasonable discussion in an environment that currently favours easily distilled talking points and gives credibility to the loudest voices in the room. You can find the full post here.

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