Hillary Clinton, Bigfoot? Fans report sightings of the elusive hominid in the Chappaqua woods
From my latest blog post for the Independent Women’s Forum
A rare photo of the forest-dwelling “Hillary C.”?
“In American folklore, the ‘Hillary C.’ is a simian, ape, or hominid-like creature that is said to inhabit forests, mainly in Westchester County, NY. The ‘Hillary C.’ is usually described as a large, hairy, bipedal humanoid….
“Scientists discount the existence of the Hillary C. and consider it to be a combination of folklore, misidentification, and hoax, rather than a living animal, because of the lack of physical evidence and the large numbers of creatures that would be necessary to maintain a breeding population. Occasional new reports of sightings sustain a small group of self-described investigators. Most reports of sightings are attributed to being various animals, particularly black bears.”
Whoa, wait! Did I type in that “Hillary C.” above? Oh, I am so sorry! I meant to say “Bigfoot”! Bigfoot, Bigfoot, Bigfoot! The Sasquatch! And scratch that “Westchester County, NY,” too. I meant to type in “Pacific Northwest.” I get the “Wests” confused in my head sometimes. My apologies, please!
Here’s why I got so darned mixed up in my mind (from the Washington Post):
“The other day, Carol Meyer and her friend Ellen went walking in the woods of Chappaqua. For all they knew, they might see a coyote or some rare mushrooms or Hillary Clinton.
“’I just have a sense —’ said Ellen, putting on her gloves.
“’You think so?’ said Carol, adjusting her scarf….
“Ellen had already seen her in the woods twice since she lost the presidency, and she wasn’t the only one. Two days after the election, a young woman had spotted Clinton and taken a photo with her that went viral, leading to fake news stories alleging that the whole thing was staged, which was said to prove once again that Hillary Clinton couldn’t do anything that did not strike a false note. But Chappaquaians knew better.”