Hillary Clinton Says People In Arkansas Talk Slow

Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testifies before the House Select Committee on Benghazi October 22, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The committee held a hearing to continue its investigation on the attack that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans at the …
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WASHINGTON – Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton remarked about how Southerners talk slow at Thursday’s House Benghazi Committee hearing.

“I talk a little slower” than other congressmen, said Georgia Rep. Lynn Westmoreland when he started asking Clinton questions at the hearing, asking Clinton to bear with him.

“I lived in Arkansas for a long time,” Clinton said, appropriating a vaguely southern twang. “I don’t need a translator, congressman.”

Westmoreland was not necessarily referring to his Southern accent.

Also, Westmoreland is from Georgia, not Arkansas.

And Westmoreland was not speaking a different language of the South that would require a translator.