Screengrab via HamiltonBroadway.com Remix by Jason Reed

The internet goes full Ham(ilton) for Hillary Clinton’s DNC speech

This woman will be included in the sequel...work!

 

Allison Keves

 

Michelle Jaworski

Internet Culture

Published Jul 29, 2016   Updated May 26, 2021, 9:18 am CDT

Hillary Clinton made history on Thursday night. In addition to becoming the first woman to accept a major party’s presidential nomination, she used quotes from the hottest musical on Broadway to drive her points home.

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“Though ‘we may not live to see the glory,’ as the song from the musical Hamilton goes, ‘let us gladly join the fight,’” Clinton said.

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Twitter, never one to miss a Hamilton hashtag, went nuts. (You thought I was going to say ham, didn’t you?)

https://twitter.com/brittdrehobl/status/758866193046351872

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The #ham4hill movement was so sweeping that even Oprah joined in the fun.

And it seems that Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, blushes in Oprah’s presence.

https://twitter.com/Lin_Manuel/status/758870573782937601

LMM is clearly in Camp Hillary, which is not surprising, seeing as he loves a good revolutionary story. 

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https://twitter.com/Lin_Manuel/status/758868321378852869

Only time will tell if the world is wide enough for both Clinton and Donald Trump.

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*First Published: Jul 29, 2016, 12:24 am CDT