It’s official – Hillary Clinton is running for president. Clinton announced her bid for the 2016 U.S. presidential race on Twitter this afternoon, ending years of conjecture over what many assumed was a sure thing.
This isn’t the first time Clinton’s been tripped up by email. Early last month, it came out that she had used a personal email server during her time at the State Department, rather than using a government account. While the wave of hot takes during that news cycle made it seem like it could become a real controversy for her then-theoretical presidential bid, the issue has left headlines of late.
In addition to her tweet, Clinton’s team has already launched the official campaign site, which includes a bio page that gives us a look at the experience Clinton will emphasize as the election cycle ramps up.
One piece of, shall we say, “constructive criticism” that’s come out of today’s announcement: people do not seem to be into the campaign’s logo:
Of course, it didn’t take long for one of the downsides to launching a campaign in the social media age to become harshly apparent. Minutes after the email to past supporters went out, an anti-Hillary hashtag took Twitter by storm: