2016 Elections

Beware a Wounded Clinton

Bill and Hillary know how to fight their way out of a corner.

South Carolina, here we come.

Photographer: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images

Hillary and Bill Clinton were prepared to lose, but there’s a loss and then there’s a shellacking. After barely winning Iowa, with its coin tosses and independent calls for a public recount of the secret ballots, getting trounced by Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire by 20 points suggests tissue-rejection of the Clinton candidacy. It’s likely some of those voters weren’t even pro-Sanders, just turned off by Clinton. The Republican race is starting to look tame by comparison.

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