What's sort of been ignored is one of the reasons everyone basically agrees that her candidacy was ultimately unsuccessful: she ran for months wearing the mantle of the experienced Washington insider (aka, the establishment) candidate. Please read that one more time, just on it's own. She ran as the establishment candidate.
Thursday, June 5, 2008
Not Euglogizing Hillary
The above phrase is from a Jezebel article, about what Hillary Clinton's run meant for, well, for lots of things. The writer starts by asking the obvious question (What went wrong?), and I like her answer: