Clinton's Hispanic outreach sparks online backlash
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A post on Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump mocks wind power: 'When the wind doesn't blow, just turn off the television' Trump's approval rating stable at 45 percent Kellyanne Conway: 'I think my gender helps me with the president' MORE’s website meant to showcase how the former secretary of State is like “your abuela” — Spanish for grandmother —  is drawing mockery online.

In a post called “7 things Hillary Clinton has in common with your abuela,” the campaign says Clinton is like an ordinary Hispanic grandmother because she “worries about children everywhere,” “reads to you before bedtime” and demands “respeto” — Spanish for respect.


“She isn’t afraid to talk about the importance of el respeto (especially when it comes to women),” the post says.

The post concludes with Clinton embracing Hispanic singer Marc Anthony.

The post was pilloried by Twitter users, who said Clinton never had to face the hardships of their own Hispanic grandmothers.

The hashtags #notmyabuela and #nomiabuela shot to the top of the trending list on Twitter.

Screenshots posted on Twitter suggest the Clinton campaign changed the headline on the post, which originally said: “7 ways Hillary Clinton is just like your abuela.”