She reflected a bit on her loss, encouraged activism by the graduates and commented that the Donald Trump budget proposal was "an attack of unimaginable cruelty on the most vulnerable among us — the youngest, the oldest, the poorest, and hard working people who need a little help to gain or hang on to a decent, middle-class life."
She also worked in a humorous dig at the man who defeated her:
Clinton also spoke about fake news and theories perpetuated on social media, joking that "some are even denying things we see with our own eyes. Like the size of crowds."
She drew a parallel, too, between Trump and Richard Nixon, on whose impeachment she worked as a young lawyer. She said things hadn't turned out as she planned last year, but, "I'm doing OK." She added, "Chardonnay helped."