Vanity Affair Apologizes For Suggesting Hillary Clinton Take Up Knitting

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David Krayden Ottawa Bureau Chief
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Liberal elite magazine Vanity Fair says it is very sorry it offended its subscriber base by suggesting Hillary Clinton move on with life and take up new hobbies like knitting.

The suggestion, part of an online video poking fun at the failed presidential candidate, was greeted with outrage, disdain and near-hysteria from Vanity Fair’s readership who immediately complained of sexism.

“It was an attempt at humor and we regret that it missed the mark,” Beth Kseniak, a spokeswoman for Vanity Fair said Wednesday. The video can still be found on Twitter.

Clinton supporters were so angry over incident that they created a #CancelVanityFair hashtag on social media.

The video, featured on Vanity Fair’s Hive website, featured some of the magazine’s editorial team raising glasses of champagne and suggesting it is time for the former first lady to stop running for office and start looking for new ways to occupy her time: like knitting or volunteering.

One wag even offered the possibility of writing another book: “It’s time to start working on a sequel to your book, ‘What Happened,'” he says, offering the title of “What the Hell Happened” as an attention-grabber.

Liberals were shocked and appalled, including actress and Clinton-devotee Patricia Arquette who tweeted: “Hey STOP TELLING WOMEN WHAT THE F-CK THEY SHOULD DO OR CAN DO. Get over your mommy issues.”

Another Clinton supporter was aghast, tweeting:

“Does Vanity Fair NOT realize how many readers of their magazine they have just alienated? They mock the first woman to ever win the popular vote in a general election? A woman who got the second most votes EVER! #CancelVanityFair.”

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