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(2,125 posts)
Sat Feb 13, 2016, 02:11 PM Feb 2016

Hillary's honesty problem hits home in NH

Hillary's honesty problem hits home in NH


NASHUA, N.H. – Voters in New Hampshire’s Democratic primary decided that the “L word” applies to Hillary Clinton.

No, not “liberal.” It’s the one that rhymes with “fire” and denotes a problem with honesty.

Just over a third of the voters (34 percent) in the primary said that honesty was the most important character trait in their decision on whom to support. Of that group, Sen. Bernie Sanders won 92 percent of their votes, to 6 percent for Clinton, according to exit polls.


Sanders defeated Clinton by a landslide Tuesday, winning more votes than anyone else in the history of New Hampshire presidential primaries. That big a victory will skew some exit poll numbers -- but 92-6?

Ron Senet, 33, of Londonderry, told my colleague Maddie Hanna that he voted for the Vermont senator because “I just feel that he’s not owned by anyone. I like his ideas,” even though he’s not sure how realistic they are.

But “I don’t trust Clinton,” said Senet, who works in the automotive industry. “I think she’s just a part of the political regime.”

It’s true that Republicans over the years have hit Clinton hard for a variety of things, some of it vicious or exaggerated. But she’s handed them plenty of ammunition, too, and it is noteworthy that she appears to think she has no responsibility for perceptions that she is not trustworthy.

Ouch! More at the link.
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Hillary's honesty problem hits home in NH (Original Post) farleftlib Feb 2016 OP
Yes, it is noteworthy that she takes no responsibility. cali Feb 2016 #1
It would behoove her to address this now farleftlib Feb 2016 #2
And a whole lot of her endorsers or suppoters wind up with egg on their face. Wilms Feb 2016 #3


(2,125 posts)
2. It would behoove her to address this now
Sat Feb 13, 2016, 02:18 PM
Feb 2016

because if she's the nominee, what goes on here on DU is going to seem like a love fest compared to what hay the republicans are going to make of her scandals.

Sometimes it's criticism, not an artful smear or vast RW conspiracy.



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3. And a whole lot of her endorsers or suppoters wind up with egg on their face.
Sat Feb 13, 2016, 02:24 PM
Feb 2016

How many now have step up to walk back something they said on behalf of a Clinton.

They abuse their friends.

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