Tag: Democrat primary

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign event at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016.

Panic in Clintonworld: Surprise Debates, All-Star Surrogates, and the Return of the VWRC

Hillary Clinton’s campaign is panicked enough to push stories about its fabulous team of all-star surrogates, set up a surprise debate that won’t be held in the obscure hours of the weekend, and resurrect Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy paranoia to deflect the latest revelations in her email scandal. Of course, Clinton’s formidable campaign team includes most of the mainstream media, and the Democratic National Committee.

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Hillary Clinton: Post-Qaddafi Libya Disaster Is ‘Smart Power At Its Best’

During the course of the Democratic Party debate on Tuesday night, Hillary Clinton was asked to defend her disastrous intervention in Libya. In response, Clinton hailed Libya as “smart power at its best,” capturing a delusion that appears to be very common in the current iteration of her Party: the belief that magical “coalitions” of good guys can be whistled into existence to handle foreign-policy crises.

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Mainstream Media Finally Starting to Notice Hillary Clinton In Deep Trouble

The MSM eagerly leaks editorial comments and analysis into stories it wants to blend into some larger, politically useful Narrative, but with Clinton most of those little contextual nuggets have consisted of breezy assurances that she’s still heavily favored to win both the Democrat primary and 2016 presidential election. The Narrative says that she had a rough summer, but her campaign will finish analyzing her “challenges” and re-inventing her to perfection any day now.