MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski criticized Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for her “inconsistent and non-existent” campaign message and using her gender to say, “Look at the bird, I’m a woman” rather than confront the issues about her emails and Wall Street speeches directly on Wednesday.
Brzezinski said, after the topic of dissatisfied Hillary voters crossing over and voting for GOP presidential candidate Ohio Governor John Kasich came up, “And the difference between them? Kasich has a message, a clear message, not a long list, that you keep talking and talking and talking and talking to try and avoid the next question, just a clear message, a confident one.”
Mike Barnicle then added, “I think lot of the Democrats are probably looking at this morning, and they’re looking at the internals and what happened last, at this exit polls…and they’re thinking one thing, and the forensics that are being done within the Clinton campaign right now, it’s not the messaging, it’s not the targeting, it’s the candidate. And they have a real problem with the candidate. She is off message. Can she get on message? And one of the jarring things that occurred here, and it’s sort of been underreported. It’s gone under the radar, and it occurred within the last week, is the ad — the quote from Madeleine Albright and Gloria Steinem, supposedly to get women to support Hillary Clinton only because she was a woman. That does not work.”
Brezinski further argued, “I think she has used the concept of being a woman, the groundbreaking concept of being a woman candidate, at two times so far when she should have actually attacked the issue. First of all, she’s got this FBI investigation hanging over her. She’s got the email thing hanging over her. And you can’t say ‘Look at the bird, I’m a woman.’ And Donald Trump points that out. And then she’s got these Wall Street speeches hanging over her. I hear they may come out. If they do come out, what’s in them? You can’t say ‘I’m a woman, look at the bird.’ You have to talk about what the issues are. You have to talk about what your message is. And I think the bottom line is, New Hampshire proved that her message is inconsistent and non-existent.”
(h/t Washington Free Beacon)
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