A Look at Clinton's Surrogates
Make sure you read Peter Baker and Anne E. Kornblut's report in today's Post about the squabbling between advisers to Hillary Clinton.
Baker and Kornblut report that "the internal problems endured by the Clinton team have been especially corrosive."
"They fought over [Mark] Penn's strategy of presenting Clinton as a strong commander in chief rather than trying to humanize her, as aides such as admaker Mandy Grunwald and chief spokesman Howard Wolfson wanted to do. They fought over deployment of assets and dwindling resources, pointing fingers over the failure to field organizations in many states. They fought over how to handle former president Bill Clinton and his habit of drifting away from his talking points into provocative territory."
Here's your chance to see some Clinton surrogates in action.
Mark Penn spoke with washingtonpost.com on April 26, 2007, at the first Democratic presidential debate in Orangeburg, S.C.:
Howard Wolfson is a frequent guest on television programs, including this Feb. 17 appearance on CBS's "Face the Nation":
So, after reading Baker and Kornblut's report, what do you think? Did Clinton win on Tuesday "despite" her aides, as one source suggested, or because of her aides? Or is Clinton's current political status due to other reasons? Leave your thoughts in the comments section below.
-- Ed O'Keefe
By Ed O'Keefe |
March 6, 2008; 11:38 AM ET
Hillary Rodham Clinton
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