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Clinton Slights God in Mexico

Hillary Clinton must have missed her diplomat’s lesson on Catholicism: Politico’s Ben Smith reports that during her recent trip to Mexico, the secretary of state visited the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, where she left a bouquet of white flowers on behalf of the American people. Upon seeing Our Lady of Guadalupe, a portrait of Mary that miraculously appeared on the cloak of St. Juan Diego in 1531, Clinton asked, “Who painted it?” Her escort replied, “God!” Not realizing her faux pas, Clinton kept on, according to one Mexican report, asking, “But who painted the painting, the roses?”