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Hillary Clinton, Brett Kavanaugh and the art of trolling

Why did Clinton do it?

I realize that a question like that needs to be a lot more specific, so let's try again.

Why did Hillary Clinton tweet this on Wednesday?:

"I want to be sure we're all clear about something that Brett Kavanaugh said in his confirmation hearings last week. He referred to birth-control pills as 'abortion-inducing drugs.' That set off a lot of alarm bells for me, and it should for you, too."

She prattled on

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