Hillary Clinton, Drowning in Email

New York Times editorial board

…Across the years of the Clintons’ ascendancy, the public has seen that Mrs. Clinton can be fiercely protective of her role and prerogatives — at times grudging in admitting error and, during Bill Clinton’s presidency, blaming a “vast right-wing conspiracy” for allegations against her and her husband that began early in his tenure and continued on through the impeachment scandal. (The right wing was definitely on his case, but hardly alone in its doubts about Mr. Clinton’s personal conduct.)

This defensive posture seems at play in the email controversy, as well as her refusal, for that matter, to release the lucrative speeches she made to Wall Street audiences. The reflex she is revealing again now — to hunker down when challenged — is likely to make her seem less personable to many voters, and it will surely inflame critics’ charges of an underlying arrogance

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One Response

  1. The NYT sucks. They’ve aided and abetted the Clintons for decades. And they continue to hedge their bets … “Even now, it seems a stretch to say that Mrs. Clinton’s email mishaps should disqualify her for the White House … ” as if that were the only thing that makes her a revolting candidate even in a place like this country. (And revolt we will!)

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