Hilary Clinton’s 2008 campaign disintegrated precipitously, specially after her devastating loss in the Iowa caucuses, which the candidate and her staff blamed partly on a press corps they believed to be in the bag for Barack Obama.
Now, as Clinton prepares for the 2016 election, she feels as if she’s been unfairly targeted by reporters over the years.
She was deeply hurt by the searing coverage of her personal life in the 1990s (conjured anew by Monica Lewinsky’s I-want-to-be-left-alone exhibitionist riff in Vanity Fair this month) and believes that the “scars” she’s earned were inflicted by a frivolous and vulpine media.
So what can we expect from Clinton’s 2016 campaign?
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