A recent book has disclosed that former President Bill Clinton expressed dissatisfaction with his wife Hillary’s 2016 election campaign. This revelation comes amid reports of Hillary Clinton’s potential involvement in President Joe Biden’s challenging reelection efforts.
According to Fox News, Bill Clinton was critical of Hillary’s 2016 campaign, and his disparaging comments were unveiled in “The Squad: AOC and the Hope of a Political Revolution,” written by The Intercept’s Ryan Grim. These comments were reportedly made to a “close confidant” during Hillary’s unsuccessful presidential bid.
Fox News highlighted that Ryan Grim shared a portion of the book, specifically addressing conversations between Hillary Clinton’s campaign and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT). One of Bill Clinton’s alleged statements was particularly derogatory.
Former president Bill Clinton, surveying the landscape and the ham-handed efforts at identity politics, was bereft, lamenting to a longtime friend in the fall of 2016 that Hillary’s campaign ‘could not sell p—- on a troop train.’
A previous examination of Hillary Clinton’s campaign in the book “Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign” highlighted criticism from her former presidential husband regarding the strategy employed in swing states. Journalists Amie Parnes and Jonathan Allen presented this perspective in their 2017 book, emphasizing the significance for midwestern states.
According to the book, Bill Clinton expressed dissatisfaction, believing that the advice not to overlook these regions was disregarded. He reportedly thought that the campaign did not fully grasp the nuances of politics and persuasion. During an ABC News podcast at the time of the book’s release, Allen mentioned that Bill recommended visiting suburban and rural areas where Hillary might not have initially garnered substantial support.
“He knew there was some power just in showing up,” Allen said.
Simultaneously, news has surfaced indicating that Biden’s 2024 campaign is enlisting the assistance of Hillary Clinton, a move that has left many perplexed and skeptical about the effectiveness of such a strategy. The decision to involve Hillary, a twice-failed presidential candidate, is viewed by many as laughable, given her less-than-impressive track record.
“Democrats are considering bringing in Hillary Clinton to help with Joe Biden’s re-election campaign,” Chad Prather wrote.
“That sound you hear is Democrats scraping the bottom of the barrel.”
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