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Hillary Clinton Disses Pumpkin Spice Lattes Ahead of National Coffee Day: Too Many Calories!

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Hillary Clinton just dissed PSLs

Hillary Clinton should have probably fudged this one a little bit. The 2016 Democratic hopeful revealed on the eve of National Coffee Day that she doesn’t like Starbucks’ beloved Pumpkin Spice Latte drink.

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“Hillary — are you a pumpkin spice latte kinda gal?” a woman asked the former Secretary of State via Facebook on Monday, Sept. 28, during an open Q&A. “Ha!” Clinton,67, responded, “The true answer is I used to be until I saw how many calories were in them.” 

Well, hell hath no fury like devoted seasonal Starbucks lovers. 

“Hillary Clinton Is Dead, Dead Wrong — About Pumpkin Spice Lattes,” the Washington Post wrote following her confession. In the post, the article details that a grande-size PSL with 2 percent milk has 310 calories and seven grams of fat, and that “that’s practically good for you…especially when you consider downing a grande 2 percent Salted Caramel Mocha (360 calories) or a grande 2 percent White Chocolate Mocha (400 calories)."

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“Hillary Clinton hates the PSL. Lost my vote,” one voter tweeted on Tuesday, Sept. 29, aka National Coffee Day, while another added, “I don't take Hillary Clinton's advice, so I am going to vote for @marcorubio and continue drinking @Starbucks #psl.” 

And because this is politics, after all, the plot thickens — Mediaite pointed out that the PSL questioner was Claire Celsi, one of Clinton’s former staffers.

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