people... wished [to see] a tear into her stony reptilian eye, not [that] there actually was one. What caused her to get all mooshy was her mention of her own love of her country. Patriotism has once more proved a valuable last refuge for a scoundrel.-- from Germaine Greer.
There was a whiff of Nixonian self-pity about her choking up. What was moving her so deeply was her recognition that the country was failing to grasp how much it needs her. In a weirdly narcissistic way, she was crying for us. But it was grimly typical of her that what finally made her break down was the prospect of losing.-- from Maureen Dowd Can Hillary Cry Her Way Back to the White House?.
the episode [showed] that Hillary Clinton is willing to sacrifice even her most cherished value -- children's welfare -- when she sees even the smallest political advantage in doing so.-- from Clinton lobbied for tire burning near Granite State.