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Hillary Clinton on Wednesday placed some blame for her 2016 loss to Donald Trump on the Democratic National Committee, saying it gave her campaign “nothing.”
“I set up my campaign and we have our own data operation. I get the nomination. So I’m now the nominee from the Democratic Party. I inherit nothing from the Democratic Party. I mean, it was bankrupt,” she said during a conference in California.
Those remarks caught the ear of the DNC’s former director of data science, Andrew Therriault. He fired off a series of scathing tweets blasting Clinton’s assessment, which were so spicy that he apparently felt the need to delete them a short time after they were posted.
Clinton blames her data team for election loss. Data team leader tweets (see images), then, mysteriously, deleted them. pic.twitter.com/NFE1QvdIcx
— Jacob Matthew Dix (@Jacob606) 01. јун 2017.
“DNC data folks: today’s accusations are f**king bullsh*t,” Therriault tweeted. “And I hope you understand the good you did despite that nonsense.”
DNC folks not appreciating Hillary's blame game. pic.twitter.com/wZ1laVartC
— Jimmy (@JimmyPrinceton) 01. јун 2017.
Still, there was more…
All that said, irony of her bashing DNC data: *our* models never had [Michigan, Wisconsin, or Pennsylvania] looking even close to safe. Her team thought they knew better.
The former DNC staffer then threw in another jab about Clinton’s campaign funds:
Also, that’s pretty precious when she couldn’t have raised all that without the DNC’s higher limits as a laundering vehicle.
It didn’t take long for the tweets to be deleted, but many people took screenshots that were being passed around on Thursday. Nothing stays deleted on the internet.