Hillary Clinton used her Wellesley College commencement speech to remind us of something important: She's seen obstruction of justice before. In fact, the last time, it was right after she graduated from Wellesley herself, in 1969.
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) May 26, 2017
In her speech Friday morning, Clinton sympathized with frustrated graduates, saying that after she graduated, "we were furious about the past presidential election. About the man whose presidency would eventually end in disgrace for obstruction of justice."
In her case, the incumbent President was Nixon, and we all know how that turned out. Comparing Nixon's demise to Trump's own presidential timeline foreshadows a pretty devastating downfall.
Was she ever not gonna go there? When history seems to repeat itself in real time in front of you, perhaps it's a given.
Clinton even went on to specify that Nixon's presidency ended when he fired "the person running the investigation into him at the Department of Justice."
Clinton sympathized with the frustration of the political climate, but later said she was "optimistic for the future." How could you not be when you're so confident about how the story is gonna end, and it involves your competition floundering? Sounds good to us, too.