The election is slipping away from Hillary.
You can feel it.
You can see it on her face.
She knows it.
And I think there is a simple explanation why it’s happening.
Yes, there are the obvious reasons:
- FBI Investigation
- ObamaCare Failure
- Wiki Leaks
- Email Scandal
But in a very real way, these are not the actual reasons. They are the symptoms.
There are two kinds of people in this world. Those who have an almost passionate dislike and distaste for Clinton Inc. and those who don’t really care.
For years, decades even, those of us in the passionate camp have been telling our friends, colleagues, spouses – anyone – who would (or wouldn’t) listen just how bad the Clinton’s were. It was so obvious how corrupt they actually were – and are. Dangerously corrupt.
We are the ones who can easily tick off 30 years of misdeeds, criminal acts, unethical behavior, patterns of lying – of lying when the truth would be easier.
And…no one really cared.
Bill’s a rock star with a galactic personality. Hillary is Secretary of State.
Then the email scandal.
Okay. Surely this will wake everyone up.
It won her the primaries against poor Bernie Sanders (but it did get Bernie a lake house).
It got us Donald Trump.
But it also got an FBI investigation going. I don’t know about you but when I watched Jim Comey list off violation after violation I actually thought towards the very end of it – for just a minute – that he was going to recommend prosecution. Then reality…
But then it got us Wiki Leaks – a near fire hydrant of misdeeds and cover-ups. Maybe too much – at least at first. It became hard to absorb. It was easier to just go numb to the next batch of releases.
But they lingered out there. And some of us were reading them.
Then the ObamaCare price increases were announced. This was actually pretty big news for the average voter. This was concrete, real – something everyone was feeling and experiencing at a personal level.
People began to fidget.
Then, out of the blue, Director Comey announced the re-opening of the FBI investigation.
And all hell breaks loose.
Hillary is forced to abandon her warm and fuzzy “come into the fold” speeches and instead go back on the attack. But she’s sounding a little strident, a little forced.
And some people begin to wonder, question at the edges.
Those folks in the middle – the Swing Voter, the Conscientious Objector, the Silent & Embarrassed – they are all starting to question.
What if those things they were told about Hillary throughout the years – all those outlandish tales – the things they never saw being reported on CNN…
What if those things are true?
And that’s why it’s starting to really slip – and may slip badly.
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