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Hillary Clinton: Fish slimer

  • Author: Alaska_Politics
  • Updated: April 29, 2016
  • Published December 5, 2007

From Kyle Hopkins in Anchorage --

Check out this passage from a recent Associated Press story on presidential candidates' crappiest jobs:

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Middle class in her youth, Hillary Rodham was already on a promising track when she spent the summer of 1969 working her way across Alaska. The year before, her commencement speech at Wellesley College in defense of war protesters was such a hit she was featured in Life magazine.

In Alaska, she washed dishes in Mount McKinley National Park, the better of two brief menial jobs that financed her travels. "My worst job was sliming fish in a fish cannery in Valdez," she said without hesitation.