A Little Girl Reacts to Hillary Clinton's Historic Nomination

July 27, 2016 - Eliana Johnson 07/27/2016 Views: 1,386

Larry asks a young girl how she feels about Hillary Clinton's game-changing presidential nomination. (2:00)

(chuckles) it wasan amazing night for America

and a historic one for women.

My daughters and allof our children are watching.

WOMAN: Tonight, a little girl is watching this moment.

If there are any little girlsout there

who stayed up late to watch,

let me just say,

I may becomethe first woman president,

but one of you is next.

That's right.It's impossible not to think

about the little girls watchingat home

and what it means to them.And we decided we had to hear

from one of them.So for more on this,

please welcome Camila Hernandez.

(cheering and applause)

Hey, uh,

welcome to the show,welcome to the show, Camila.

So, so, Hillary Clintonis the first woman ever

to run for president. Wow,you must be so excited, right?

Um, I mean, it's okay.

Um, personally,I'm a fiscal moderate,

-and she's a bit hawkishfor my taste. -Oh.

I mean, if I'm being honest,Hillary's pretty problematic.

Like, she comeswith all that '90s baggage,

plus voting for the Iraq Warthat birthed ISIS.

And, I mean, domestically,black people are still suffering

the tragic effectsof the crime policies

that her husband passedbut she supported.

If you read The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander,

you know exactlywhat I'm talking about.

Uh...

Yeah, I, um...

I did.

Um... I have to say,I wasn't expecting

such a nuanced perspective.

Oh, you know what,that's really interesting,

'cause I don't really, like,go in for identity politics.

-Oh. -But I do respectthe historicism

-of the moment, obviously,-Yeah.

because it's, like,I don't know,

even when it comes to Israel,

she spoke in March at AIPAC

-Yeah.-without a single mention

-of the Palestinians,-Right.

-which is, like,a huge blind spot. -Uh-huh.

But, you know, sure, whoo-whoo,female president.

(cheers and applause)

Okay.

Anyway, um, I have to gobecause my friend is having

-a My Little Ponybirthday party -Oh.

and they have a Slip 'N Slide,so, you know, priorities.

Oh, okay, well, uh, I-I guessCamila Hernandez, everybody.

Thanks, Camila.

We'll be right back.

(cheers and applause)