Former President Bill Clinton may have many issues, but his political instincts are still spot on. These Wikileaks emails between New York Times reporter, Patrick Healy, and the Hillary Clinton campaign, show just how sharp ol’ Slick Willie remains. Way back in Febuary he identified who the biggest threat would be and which States would be in play. It is really an amazing read. Check it here.
As Written By Susan Jones for CNS News:
This past February, a New York Times reporter contacted the Hillary Clinton campaign to see how Hillary, Bill and other Democrats “regard Trump as a potential election opponent.”
The email exchange is particularly interesting in light of Tuesday’s election results.
Reporter Patrick Healy told the Clinton campaign, “I wanted to run some points by you about President Clinton, based on our reporting with allies and campaign advisers and other Dems who have spoken to him.”
Among those points, Healy wrote: “We’re told that President Clinton, like Secretary Clinton and some others, think Trump could pose a real threat in battleground states that President Obama carried in 2008 and 2012 — like Virginia and Ohio — and he will be competitive in Florida, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin.”
As it turns out, Trump won at least four of those six states, giving him the victory that Clinton believed was hers.
Healy also asked the Clinton campaign in that February email: “We’re told that President Clinton (like Mrs. Clinton and some other Dems) thinks ….
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