Tuesday, August 12, 2008

POLITICS: The Hillary Clinton Memos

"If you've ever scratched your head and wondered how on Earth Hillary Clinton lost the Democratic presidential nomination to Barack Obama, you need look no further than Josh Green's exhaustive post-mortem published in this week's edition of The Atlantic (read it here). What distinguishes this "What went wrong" piece from all the others before it is that Green bases it upon internal memos and e-mails that he obtained from key players within Clinton's campaign.

"What is revealed is a frenetic, bee-hive full of conflict and in-fighting, and a queen unable to take charge and set a course for the colony. Not exactly the qualities one would hope for from a commander-in-chief..."

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