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September 13, 2017

Have you ever gotten in an argument with someone, and only afterward, when the moment has passed, come up with the perfect retort? Hillary Clinton can relate. In addition to rehashing the 2016 presidential election in her memoir, What Happened, Clinton divulges a few things she really wish she'd said.

Here are a few of the best (and for more quotes from the book, check out Kate Reads Books). Jeva Lange

1. What she wanted to say to Donald Trump at the debate: "Do you stay calm, keep smiling, and carry on as if he weren't repeatedly invading your space? Or do you turn, look him in the eye, and say loudly and clearly: 'Back up you creep, get away from me. I know you love to intimidate women, but you can't intimidate me, so back up.'"

2. What she wanted to say to Jason Chaffetz at the inauguration: "To be honest, thought you were Reince."

3. What she wanted to say to a young woman who didn't vote: "You didn't vote? How could you not vote?! You abdicated your responsibility as a citizen at the worst possible time! And now you want me to make you feel better?"

For the record, Clinton did not actually say any of these things.