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‘Texts from Hillary’ creator: Always loved ‘the idea of powerful women texting each other’

By Kay Steiger
Saturday, April 14, 2012 12:40 EDT
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Texts from Hillary screenshot from The War Room on Current
 
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Stacy Lamb and Adam Smith told Jennifer Granholm on Current’s the War Room Friday about how the genesis of their wildly popular Texts from Hillary meme was thought up at the bar.

Lamb told Granholm that they knew they had a hit when Buzzfeed called it the best meme of the year with only four posts up.

When Granholm asked Smith if he intended to make Hillary Clinton hip, he responded, “I have always loved the idea of powerful women texting each other. I thought that maybe I was the only one, and I guess that’s just not the case.”

Lamb said meeting with Hillary after the meme made a splash “was so much fun.”

Watch the video, broadcast April 14:

Kay Steiger
Kay Steiger
Kay Steiger is the managing editor of Raw Story. Her contributions have appeared in The American Prospect, The Atlantic, Campus Progress, The Guardian, In These Times, Jezebel, Religion Dispatches, RH Reality Check, and others. You can follow her on Twitter @kaysteiger.
 
 
 
 
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