"Bring. It. On."
While the 2016 presidential election is more than three years away, the official Hillary Derangement Syndrome season has clearly arrived.
The first inkling of Clinton-panic was in May, when polling showed Clinton trouncing all comers, which naturally led to Republicans deciding that the deaths of four Americans in a war-torn Middle Eastern country was all her fault. Then came the news that a Republican brain trust was coalescing around a plan to stop Clinton by calling her old.
And today we have a daily-double of derangement. There's the Washington Post's Richard Cohen revealing the shocking news that Clinton is, in fact, a woman whose only claim to fame seems to be frequent-flier miles and an association with a woman whose husband cheated on her. Then there's David Cantanese, who famously defended Todd Akin's "legitimate rape" comment, who says Hillary needs to step it up and get her ass to Iowa to pose with butter sculptures instead of "claiming" that Republicans are trying to disenfranchise voters. And they're only warming up.
So, what can we expect from the next three years? First, think "tip" and "iceberg." And second, three years of a bizarre combination of old-school Clinton hate, thinly—and not so thinly—veiled misogyny, the pundits wanting a horse race, the GOP being scared to death of her, and of course, the "liberal" press bending over backwards to be fair. And balanced.
Bet on it.
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