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Finally, somebody is making a Hillary Clinton movie

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But I don’t think she’s gonna dig it.

Hollywood Reporter:

A day after CNN and NBC canceled plans for a Hillary Clinton documentary and miniseries, respectively, another group, Citizens United, said it will press ahead with plans for a movie about the former first lady, senator and secretary of state…

Citizens United is a conservative organization frequently attacked by liberals, primarily because it successfully sued the U.S. government over a 2008 movie that was also about Clinton. In Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that blocking the airing of Hillary: The Movie on the grounds that it amounted to political advertising was an unconstitutional breach of free speech.

David Bossie, president and chairman of Citizens United, says the movie will be released in 2016, ahead of the next presidential election. Like Hillary: The Movie, the upcoming film is not expected to be a flattering portrayal of the presumed Democratic candidate for president, though it will primarily explore her life as secretary of state from 2009-13.

I understand the purpose of every word in that last sentence except “though.” Shouldn’t it be “because”?

How would one concoct a flattering portrayal of Clinton’s tenure as Sec. of State? What exactly did she accomplish (that she wants us talking about)? They’d have to just show her staring into the camera and shaking her head for 90 minutes while “Stand By Your Man” plays in a continuous loop.

Well, that’s not quite fair. She did accomplish one impressive feat of diplomacy: She was crucial in bringing together the contents of various items of glassware with her liver.

The movie has no title so far. They should call it Ambassador Christopher Stevens Could Not Be Reached for Comment.

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Jim Treacher