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Is it time for Democratic voters to move past Hillary Clinton?

Hillary Clinton fans say they're the future of the Democratic Party, their candidate won the popular vote by nearly 3 million, yet they get no respect. They're sick of thinkpieces on Bernie and Trump supporters. Verrit, a platform whose tagline is "media for the 65.8 million" Clinton voters, was ridiculed and hacked within hours of its launch. But critics say Hillary voters supported an awful candidate who lost a totally winnable election—they need to let go of the past. What do you think?

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Where is the flurry of thinkpieces about the 94 percent of black women voters who supported Hillary? Why is Bernie Sanders lauded everywhere in the mainstream media despite losing in the primary to Clinton by nearly 4 million votes? Hillary supporters say the sexism and racism that contributed to Trump's win is still patently obvious in the way that Clinton voters are utterly ignored.

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But others on the left say Hillary's campaign proves corporate establishment politics can no longer win over progressives. She was a Wall Street candidate who lost to a reality television star, for God's sake. They argue both Clinton and her voters need to wake up to the new reality, and all of them should hang their heads in shame for handing the presidency to Donald Trump.

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Washington Post columnist Alexandra Petri lampooned the media's obsession with Trump voters and the fabled white working class. She and others are over the deep dives on what makes these people tick. 

Claudia Barknappen, the owner of the diner, wipes her hands on her faded God Bless America Apron. She is taken aback to see that Trump’s budget would replace her home with a sinkhole, but she says that she is reserving judgment and likes how much he hates immigrants. “We’ve got to give him a chance,” she observes.
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The founder of Verrit says the platform is necessary because Clinton voters, black women in particular, have been overlooked, disrespected, or erased by the mainstream media.

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But many on the left found Verrit, the media hub for Hillary voters, a terrible, terrible idea. Candidates who lose presidential elections are generally expected to recede into the background (i.e., John Kerry, Al Gore, Mitt Romney) and make room for the next generation of candidates. That's not "erasure" of Clinton, that's just political reality.

The thing about people who lose presidential elections is that their star tends to fade—and this goes double for Clinton, who lost to a guy formerly best known for racism, selling as-seen-on-TV steaks and a lengthy parade of business disasters.
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But others argue Verrit created such a firestorm because so many people want to silence Clinton supporters.

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Others think Verrit is a mediocre platform for an audience whose candidate lost—instead of claiming unfairness and victimhood, they need to get over it and look to the future.

FINAL RESULTS
Politics
Is it time for Democratic voters to move past Hillary Clinton?
#ListenToHRCVoters
A festive crown for the winner
#GetOverItHillarists