Quicksand

With doubts about Hillary Clinton’s viability growing, the Clinton campaign appears to be mired in quicksand.  In this quicksand, Team Clinton has found themselves in a situation where their struggles to stay afloat seem to focus on everything except the actual merits of the candidate. Part of what...

The Inner-Circular Firing Squad

All or nothing.  That’s what awaits you as a political strategist in national politics.  If your carefully groomed horse wins, you are heralded as a genius, a political mastermind.  Just look at Karl Rove. But if you lose, scorn is heaped upon you with aplomb.  You’re a disaster and if you let...

“Super-Crap” from the Clinton Camp

Has Ickes been taking lessons from Frank Luntz or what?In a sign that the spin war over the significance of super-delegates is underway in earnest, Harold Ickes told assorted Hillary supporters on a private conference call yesterday that the campaign wants them to start referring to super-delegates as...