You wrote: "One waited in vain for Clintonís campaign to start hammering through the wall of Trumpian bullshit with ads about what she would actually do as president. It didnít happen."
But Hillary started out doing just that ó explaining in excruciating detail exactly what she would do. Many of us piled on her saying, essentially, "For goodness sakes, stop all that wonky policy stuff. Nobody is going to listen. Nobody's interested."
Yes, in addition Comey committed an uncalled-for political act that is beyond contempt, and it did do Hillary harm. Yes, Debbie Wasserman Schulz should be sentenced to life in the dog house, too.
But the main failing of Clinton Dems is failure to find and use a pithy way of saying to the suffering working class, and also to the middle class, "Hey, we know you're hurting badly and we've got an encyclopedia-thick bunch of policies we'll use to put you back to work and even the financial score with the one percen. And by the way, despite everything he says, the one percent is Trump and his friends, who are sucking the vitality out of America's economy.
Add the deplorable lack of a resonant message to Hillary's basket of deplorable.
Yours very crankily,
The New York Crank
Why must the two be mutually exclusive: that she was stabbed in the back, and her campaign was sub-par?