She could have said, “You people who are rioting are being hysterical. This is not the end of the republic, contrary to numerous such statements by my friends and allies. On the contrary, it shows that the republic still works and that dissent is still possible even after years of being stigmatized and demonized by the mainstream shapers of opinion. People who abide by the law have nothing whatsoever to worry about. Stop rioting and go home.”
Instead, she spoke about how Muslims and gays are “scared to death,” which just stokes the hysteria of the rioters and provides them justification for continuing their orgy of violence.
Clinton approached by people ‘scared’ after election,” by Mallory Shelbourne, The Hill, November 12, 2016:
In a speech thanking her staff Friday night, Hillary Clinton said she has spoken to Americans who feel “scared” in the wake of Donald Trump’s presidential victory.
“Today, I heard from one of the people I met who lives in fear of her parents being deported and she’s scared to death that it’s going to happen,” Clinton said, according to Fast Company.
“I heard from a young man I’ve known for a very long time, who is gay, and he said, ‘What’s going to happen to me? And what’s going to happen to my friends?’ I’ve heard from countless women who know that the rights we’ve fought for for so long are on the line,” she added.
The campaign held a goodbye party Friday at the New York Marriott in Brooklyn, where her campaign headquarters had been located.
The former Secretary of State was met with a long applause from her staff, who held “Thank you” signs in the air, according to the report. Clinton reiterated that the fight was not over, despite the election loss.
“We can’t just throw up our hands and walk away from these fights,” she said.
In the days since Trump’s victory, protesters have taken to the streets in major cities across the country to voice their opposition to the president-elect. Demonstrators have cited Trump’s rhetoric regarding women and minorities as part of their frustration….