Friends don't let friends read Hillary Clinton's new book

Just say no

Hillary Clinton.
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You don't need to read Hillary Clinton's new book, What Happened. In fact, you probably shouldn't. I won't.

Certain figures could release a book of blank pages and still launch a thousand think pieces. Clinton is one of them. Ivanka Trump is another. The world is already knee-deep in clever takedowns, pieces about what they "mean," and parodies of their books. You could read Hard Choices (Clinton's 2014 memoir) and then read False Choices (a collection of response essays) and then read all the reviews of both collections. By this point you would have taken the first step into becoming an expert in Clinton Studies. But — here's the thing — why?

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