During a speech on Thursday in San Diego, Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton went hard after Donald Trump, saying that electing the presumptive Republican nominee would be “a historic mistake.” She went on to call the New York billionaire “dangerously incoherent,” “temperamentally unfit” and “thin-skinned.”
Clinton continued her onslaught, saying Trump’s ideas were “not really even ideas” but instead “a series of bizarre rants, personal feuds and outright lies.”
“This is not someone who should ever have the nuclear codes, because it’s not hard to imagine Donald Trump leading us into a war just because somebody got under his very thin skin,” she said.
Clinton’s words were harsh, but as the Daily Wire’s Ben Shapiro points out on Twitter, Clinton might know a thing or two about being irresponsible with nuclear codes.
In his book Dereliction of Duty, retired Air Force Lt. Col. Buzz Patterson writes of an experience be had with Hillary Clinton’s husband, former President Bill Clinton, that left him flabbergasted.
“When one of the other military aides and I returned, a few days later, to brief the president on changes to the contents – and the launch codes – of the football, we were in for a surprise. We arrived at the Oval Office as scheduled. My military-aide compatriot briefed the president on the important changes. My expectation was that the president would finally return his old set to us. Instead, President Clinton looked up sheepishly and confessed, ‘I don’t have mine on me. I’ll track it down, guys, and get it back to you.’”
“We were dumbfounded” that Clinton could be so reckless as to lose his nuclear codes, Patterson writes.