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What Democrats always forget about Hillary
The Week, by Michael Brendan Dougherty

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Posted By:StormCnter, 7/15/2014 4:33:13 AM

Hillary Clinton already wears the mantle of presumptive nominee for president. She´s an accomplished lawyer, a member of Walmart´s board of directors, a close adviser to her husband when he was president, a two-term senator from New York, and secretary of state. And yet, she is a horrible politician. So far, she has been able to sew up lots of Democratic money and support, and build an organization without actually beginning her campaign. She hasn´t even decided on running, but maintains the repose of someone awaiting her party´s coronation. That is a wise strategy. Consider that Clinton has run in three elections.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: steph_gray, 7/15/2014 6:00:03 AM     (No. 9924925)

George McGovern in drag.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: provide, 7/15/2014 6:33:18 AM     (No. 9924965)

Wave Elizabeth Warren at them,and they´ll forget Hillary altogether.

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