Three Questions The Press Is Asking Biden That They Could Be Asking Clinton
As speculation – which has been sounding a whole lot like excitement from many Democrats – runs rampant about a potential Joe Biden run, press and pundits have been working overtime to analyze what a Biden candidacy would look like.
MSNBC’s Alex Seitz-Wald identified “Eight questions Joe Biden must weigh ahead of a presidential run.”
As interesting as it would be to hear how Vice President Biden would answer these questions, it’s perhaps more telling that Hillary Clinton – who, unlike Biden, is an official presidential candidate – has yet to answer many of them. We’d like to know how she would answer a few, namely:
Is it too late?
…To fix her plummeting poll numbers (Monday’s morning shows were full of speculation that Clinton’s lackluster numbers “invites a challenge”).
…To reverse her underwater favorability ratings (yesterday’s NBC/WSJ poll has her favorability at an all time low).
Who are the Clinton Democrats?
· Not the thousands of Democrats turning out at Bernie Sanders events across the country.
· Not the memberships of many labor unions.
· Not the environmental activists who heckled her during a New Hampshire speech.
· Or the majority of Democrats in critical early primary state New Hampshire for that matter.
Are there any potential issues in her record?
Um…to name a few: