Hillary Clinton Nae Nae Stunt Backfires, Sets Black Twitter Aflame

By Sameer Rao Sep 11, 2015

Hillary Clinton’s misguided attempts to court black voters and look approachable in the Democratic presidential primary don’t seem to be working. The latest of these attempts inspired tremendous criticism throughout social media, especially from the corners of Black Twitter. 

In an appearance on "Ellen" earlier this week, Clinton tried to whip and nae nae, essentially recycling a tired move in which hopelessly unhip white cultural figures cynically try to look easy-going. The stunt didn’t work, and Clutch Magazine documented these (and many more) amazing tweets as proof:


All of this begs a series of questions, with "What in the hell was she thinking?" at the forefront of this writer’s mind.