It’s rare that the Sorting Hat ever gets a sorting wrong (rarer still that it’ll admit it), but when it comes to Hermione Granger, the hat definitely made a mistake.
It isn’t that Hermione shouldn’t be in Gryffindor, or shouldn’t be in Ravenclaw (though she shouldn’t be in Hufflepuff), it’s that Slytherin is the best fit for her. The only reason Hermione wasn’t put in Slytherin is because she’s muggleborn. Way to perpetuate Slytherin’s elitist mentality, Sorting Hat…
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