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opinion | Joanna Weiss

‘Texts from Hillary’ meme shows Clinton in charge

If there was any doubt that Hillary Clinton’s stock is higher than ever — and that losing in 2008 was probably the best thing to happen to her — it’s the hilarious, inescapable “Texts from Hillary” phenomenon.

It started with a pair of photos, taken last fall, of Clinton on an airplane from Malta to Tripoli, wearing enormous sunglasses and frowning at her mobile device. Over the past six days, the web has been filled with extrapolation — imagined messages Clinton might have received, along with her dismissive replies.

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