Social Media Responds to Hillary Clinton’s Shot at Trumps Throughout Cummings Eulogy: ‘Holy Sh * t’.
Hillary Clinton provided a veiled shot at the Trumps during Rep. Elijah Cummings’ eulogy Friday, likening the legislator to the Old Testimony prophet who “stood versus corrupt management of King Ahab and Queen Jezebel,” spurring both praise and disgust from users on social media.
Former Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), and two-time failed presidential prospect Hillary Clinton spoke at Cummings’ funeral service at the New Psalmist Baptist Church in Baltimore. Throughout her speech, Clinton took a subtle shot at both President Trump and very first lady Melania Trump, likening them to King Ahab and Queen Jezebel:.@HillaryClinton on Rep. Elijah
Cummings:”Like that Old Testament prophet, he stood against corrupt management of King Ahab and Queen Jezebel.”– CSPAN(@cspan )October 25, 2019< div class="
c-message __ material c-message __ material– feature_sonic_inputs”data-qa= “message_content”> It is no coincidence, is it, that Elijah Cummings shared a name with an Old Testimony prophet whose name indicated in Hebrew “The Lord is my God” and who utilized and the power and the wisdom that God offered him to promote the ethical law– that all individuals are subject to and, because of, all people are equivalent. Like the prophet, our Elijah could call down fire from heaven. He also hoped and worked for healing.
“He weathered storms and earthquakes but never ever lost his face,” she continued, prior to providing a subtle dig at the Trumps.
“Like that Old Testimony prophet, he stood against corrupt management of King Ahab and Queen Jezebel,” she said to extended applause.
Clinton’s shot did not go undetected on social networks, prompting disgust from those on the right and praise from Clinton allies:
“… like that Old Testament prophet, he stood against corrupt management of King Ahab and Queen Jezebel”
Such fitting words by @HillaryClinton on her good friend and our champ, #ElijahCummings. #ElijahCummingsfuneral
Hillary Clinton simply compared Donald and Melania Trump to King Ahab and Queen Jezebel. #ouch
— Josh Rogin (@joshrogin) October 25, 2019
Did Hillary just compare Donald & & Melania to two of the Bible’s biggest villains? pic.twitter.com/HezUbOZBQu
— NowThis (@nowthisnews) October 25, 2019
I have never ever liked Hillary Clinton more. @For_Cripes_Sake did you see this? Hillary Clinton: Like that Old Testimony prophet, Elijah Cummings stood versus corrupt management of King Ahab and Queen Jezebel. pic.twitter.com/9CqdEhg7Cr– Holly Figueroa O’Reilly(@AynRandPaulRyan
)October 25, 2019 Hillary Clinton also said Cummings had”little tolerance for
those who put celebration above country or partisanship above reality.”She received rousing applause when she compared him to the prophet of the very same name, who “stood versus corrupt management of King Ahab and Queen Jezebel.”– Colby Itkowitz(@ColbyItkowitz)October 25, 2019 Sophisticated. Hillary Clinton using the funeral of Rep. Elijah Cummings to take shots at President Donald Trump.– Carmine Sabia(@CarmineSabia)October 25, 2019 Clinton says that Cummings’s example should inspire everyone now to ask: “in 2019, what did we do to make sure we kept
our democracy intact?”– Edward-Isaac Dovere( @IsaacDovere
)October 25, 2019 BIG applause when Hillary Clinton made this doctrinal zinger at Elijah Cummings’funeral:” It is no coincidence that Elijah shared a name with an Old Testimony prophet … Like that Old Testimony prophet he stood versus the corrupt leadership of King Ahab and Queen Jezebel.”– Jack Jenkins(@jackmjenkins )October 25, 2019 Hillary Clinton: Like that Old Testament prophet, Elijah Cummings stood against corrupt leadership of King Ahab and Queen Jezebel. #ElijahCummingsFuneral pic.twitter.com/z20m9GQSEc– Keith Boykin(@keithboykin
)October 25, 2019 Clinton also provided an apparent nod to the ongoing impeachment inquiry versus the president. Hillary Clinton, speaking at Elijah Cummings’funeral, nods at existing impeachment query: He was “pleading American people to focus on what is going on … if you desire there to be a democracy for your children … we have to guard this moment, this is our watch.”– Colby Itkowitz(@ColbyItkowitz) October 25, 2019 Toward
the Cummings’life, he said, “I am pleading the American individuals to focus on what is going on since if you wish to have a democracy intact for your children and your kids’s children and generations yet coming, we have got to secure this moment. This is our watch.””‘ When we are dancing with the angels, the concern will be asked,’he
said.’ In 2019, what did we do to ensure we kept our democracy undamaged?'” she included.
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