Hillary Clinton is not Irish

Posted on | December 6, 2012 by Stefano Gennarini, J.D. |

During her visit to Ireland Secretary of State Hilary Clinton remarked:

“Now, it goes without saying that for millions of Americans who have family ties to Ireland, including my husband and daughter, and President Obama…”

Apparently it is not enough to get married to someone to acquire family ties with one’s spouse’s ancestral heritage. Poor Hillary, everyone has ties to that jolly little isle except her.



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