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03/13/2014 10:13 am ET Updated Mar 13, 2014

Hillary Is Using The Internet To Accomplish Everything She Was Told She Could Never Do

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Many Republicans rubbed their hands with glee in anticipation of the so-called "secret Clinton files" in the hopes that the documents would reveal some nasty information about the Democratic Party's current front-runner, Hillary Clinton. But while some conservative outlets like Fox News went out of their way to spin an unflattering narrative, a closer look at the trove of mid-'90s documents shows that the first lady's staffers had an inkling that their boss had bigger and brighter things ahead of her.

The old-school correspondences offer some delightful gems, such as the the "wild idea" of having the then-first lady appear on a popular sitcom like Home Improvement (I'm sorry, why didn't this happen!?). But they also include much more prescient nuggets, including the suggestion Clinton should recognize and embrace new digital technologies.

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