Hillary Clinton Claps Back To Donald Trump's Tweets About Her Book 'What Happened'

The author served the President a real zinger on social media

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Hillary Clinton's book What Happened is receiving as much praise as it is derision.

Although it is common practice for politicians to pen their thoughts post-run (for example Bernie Sanders published a book a week after the elections), Clinton has received an overwhelming amount of vitriol from people saying she should have no comment on one of the most astonishing Presidential races in history, despite her being at the heart of it.

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Many people, like journalist Hadley Freeman, have pointed out the blatant misogyny inherent in asking one of the most qualified and historic candidates (First Lady, Secretary of State, first woman to be elected to run etc) to not have a public opinion on the hotly-debated topic of 'What went wrong?' and keep her mouth shut.

Obviously one of those people who struggles with the concept of the defeated female deigning to have a perspective, is none other than President Donald Trump.

Trump released a statement with - kidding, he Tweeted on Wednesday evening - his book review (because he has definitely read it and not just looked at the Amazon reviews):

Crooked Hillary Clinton blames everybody (and every thing) but herself for her election loss. She lost the debates and lost her direction!

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Despite Clinton literally taking part responsibility for the failure of her campaign, (she apparently writes, 'I've tried to learn from my mistakes. There are plenty, as you'll see, and they are mine and mine alone.') this is a common insult thrown at the politician.

Trump then Tweeted a few minutes later:

The 'deplorables' came back to haunt Hillary.They expressed their feelings loud and clear. She spent big money but, in the end, had no game!

This is in reference to a comment that Clinton made about those who would vote for Trump.

These Tweets garnered hundreds of thousands of likes and had plenty of responses from Trump supporters naming her 'crooked' and worse.

Thankfully, the next morning Clinton took to Twitter herself and clapped back to Trump's Presidential social media statement by saying:

If you didn't like that book, try this one — some good lessons in here about working together to solve problems. Happy to send a copy.

Alongside a photo of her children's book, which is inspired by her 1996 book she wrote as First Lady called 'It Takes A Village: And Other Lessons Children Teach Us'.

The new book is meant to illustrate to children how, if they work together, they can change the world for a better place.

Clinton's uncharacteristic cheeky jab at the POTUS gathered thousands more likes than the original Tweet, much like the popular vote.

No jokes though, Trump really should read that book, he might genuinely learn something.

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