Hillary and the messaging problem

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Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2017 at 8:30pm

It wasn’t just Hillary’s problem, either

Hillary and the messaging problem

Posted by - 4/21/2017 at 8:30pm

Amidst all the discussion of the new book Shattered, describing the failed Hillary Clinton campaign, Rolling Stone author Matt Taibbi has written an article emphasizing Hillary’s failure to even know why she was running, and the inability of her campaign to convey any reason to the public:

“…a root problem that confounded everyone on the campaign and outside it,” they wrote…”[was that] Hillary had been running for president for almost a decade and still didn’t really have a rationale.”

Allen and Parnes here quoted a Clinton aide who jokingly summed up Clinton’s real motivation:

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ExxonMobil Denied Sanctions Waiver to Drill in Russia

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Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2017 at 7:00pm

Russian company Rosneft received sanctions after Moscow invaded Ukraine and annexed Crimea in 2014.

ExxonMobil Denied Sanctions Waiver to Drill in Russia

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The Treasury Department has rejected a request from ExxonMobil to waive Russian sanctions in order for the oil company to drill with PAO Rosneft.

The department received sanctions years ago after Russia invaded Ukraine and annexed Crimea. ExxonMobil, which Secretary of State Rex Tillerson headed, had made plans with Rosneft to drill in the Black Sea and the Arctic Circle for oil and natural gas.

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Keith Ellison Blames Obama For Historic Democrat Losses

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Keith Ellison Blames Obama For Historic Democrat Losses

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4/21/2017 at 5:30pm
Blind squirrel meet nut
 

 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrTIVZcKaYc

House Intelligence Committee Requests Sally Yates to Testify Over Russia

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House Intelligence Committee Requests Sally Yates to Testify Over Russia

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4/21/2017 at 4:00pm
Her original hearing in March was canceled.
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFrarC6IhU4

Trump to Include Dodd-Frank, Taxes in Latest Executive Order

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Trump to Include Dodd-Frank, Taxes in Latest Executive Order

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4/21/2017 at 2:30pm
The order includes reviewing top parts of Dodd-Frank.
 
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China Using Hackers to Target U.S. Missile Defense in South Korea

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2017

China Using Hackers to Target U.S. Missile Defense in South Korea

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4/21/2017 at 1:00pm
China says THAAD will compromise its security.
 
 

Elijah Cummings Sees Adam Schiff, Barbara Lee, and Tim Kaine as Rising Stars of Dem Party

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Elijah Cummings Sees Adam Schiff, Barbara Lee, and Tim Kaine as Rising Stars of Dem Party

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4/21/2017 at 11:30am
Where is Walter Mondale now that the Dems need him?
 
 

Will the DOJ Press Charges Against Julian Assange and WikiLeaks?

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Will the DOJ Press Charges Against Julian Assange and WikiLeaks?

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4/21/2017 at 10:00am
Jeff Sessions has called the arrest of Assange a "priority."
 
 

Census Report Finds Millennials Having Difficulty Becoming Adults

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Census Report Finds Millennials Having Difficulty Becoming Adults

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4/21/2017 at 8:30am
"That is a product of a shrinking blue-collar economy"
 
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GM Shuts Down Venezuela Plant After Government Seizure

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GM Shuts Down Venezuela Plant After Government Seizure

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4/21/2017 at 7:00am
The closure has cost thousands of jobs as people protest against the socialist government.
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PJ3Ep5_6Pc

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Shooting on Champs-Élysées

Posted by  ▪  April 20, 2017

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Shooting on Champs-Élysées

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4/20/2017 at 8:30pm
Terrorist killed one police officer and seriously injured two others.
 
 
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6 California cities top nation’s most polluted list

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6 California cities top nation’s most polluted list

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4/20/2017 at 7:00pm
However, Los Angeles and Bakersfield pollution levels actually have plummeted during past two decades.
 
 

Rep. Chaffetz Leaving Before the End of His Congressional Term?

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Rep. Chaffetz Leaving Before the End of His Congressional Term?

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4/20/2017 at 5:30pm
"I really like the work in Congress, but I love my family more"
 
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FBI, CIA Begin Investigation for Person Who Leaked Info to WikiLeaks

Posted by  ▪  April 20, 2017

FBI, CIA Begin Investigation for Person Who Leaked Info to WikiLeaks

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4/20/2017 at 4:00pm
WikiLeaks published documents about CIA's hacking operations in March.
 

US, India to Strengthen Defense Ties

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US, India to Strengthen Defense Ties

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4/20/2017 at 2:30pm
US National security adviser McMaster visit India, talks defense cooperation and counter-terrorism
 

Israeli protesters barbecue outside prison where Palestinian terrorists on hunger strike

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Israeli protesters barbecue outside prison where Palestinian terrorists on hunger strike

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4/20/2017 at 1:00pm
Hoping smells would waft into the prison.
 
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Ann Coulter Vows to Speak at UC Berkeley Despite Ban

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Ann Coulter Vows to Speak at UC Berkeley Despite Ban

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4/20/2017 at 11:30am
"I'm giving a speech," countered Coulter. "Speech will go on."