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David Axelrod Dings Hillary Clinton for 'Humor and Heart' Story

The former top Obama adviser brings out the snark.
Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets people following a Reception for New Hampshire Organized Labor Community and Allies event September 5, 2015 in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets people following a Reception for New Hampshire Organized Labor Community and Allies event September 5, 2015 in Manchester, New Hampshire.

There was no shortage of snarky reactions to news in the New York Times on Tuesday morning that Hillary Clinton plans to “show more humor and heart,” according to her top advisers. The one that might have stung the most came from a man who played a leading role in then-Senator Barack Obama's victory over Clinton in the 2008 Democratic primary.

David Axelrod, who was chief strategist for Obama's 2008 campaign and later a senior adviser to the president while Clinton served as secretary of state, tweeted that Clinton's plan read a bit too much like a satirical piece: