I don’t think conservatives will tire of reading studies on why Hillary Clinton did not win and why Hillary Clinton will not win if she tries to run again. Clinton and her associates have shaken the excuse tree for everything that they could get to fall out, then pointed at it and blamed it. Not once has there been a truthful self-analysis of what part the candidate played in her own defeat. The media has been there to accept all her double-speak and praise her for being a great politician. Not once has she been challenged as to her part in the whole damn drama.
fAs Written By Thomas Lifson for American Thinker:
Hillary Clinton’s inability to honestly assess her 2016 election loss is turning slightly comedic. And she will be the last know. She has fallen into a trap of her own devising, feigning an honest self-assessment in public.
Salena Zito has emerged as one of the most tuned-in journalists covering politics today. In an era of elitist journalists, Zito has an ear for the common folk of the deindustrializing Midwest. That is why she gained a degree of journalistic immortality more significant than a Pulitzer Prize for her election coverage of 2016, by summing up Donald Trump’s relationship to his base and the Media’s inability to understand it:
The press takes him literally, but not seriously; his supporters take him seriously, but not literally.
This notion that the media and Trump’s base perceive him through opposite lenses is intriguing. She followed-up yesterday in her Washington Examiner column:
Last week two politicians made news for the ways they communicated to Americans: Clinton’s words were crafted, deliberate and dishonest; President Trump’s words were a string of thoughts bouncing everywhere — with no craft, no massaging and they contained great gaps of context……
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