Bloomberg Politics Managing Editor Mark Halperin said Hillary Clinton would have a “real challenge” humanizing herself given “Mitt Romney couldn’t do it, and I think in some ways, he’s a better political performer” on Monday’s “Morning Joe” on MSNBC.
“There’s a lot of weird things about this [Hillary’s] candidacy, and I think you put your finger on the one that could be the deciding factor whether she wins the White House or not. Governor Romney, in the debate — first debate kind of showed himself, and he did in the documentary. But as much as his people knew that this was so important to show people what he was really like, he couldn’t do it very often, and she’s not been able to do it very often, she does not have the ability, so far to show people what she’s like, it’s that question of her authenticity. Anyone who’s spent time with her knows that she’s a much different person behind the scenes, not on camera. She’s going to have to find it within herself, and maybe these smaller events will do it, to show that side of herself, but Mitt Romney couldn’t do it, and I think in some ways, he’s a better political performer than she is. So, it’s a real challenge” he stated.
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