Richard Nixon

No, Hillary Clinton should not just go away even though she lost to Trump

No, Hillary Clinton should not just go away even though she lost to Trump

To the editor: I disagree with Doyle McManus’ criticisms of Hillary Clinton’s book. (“‘What Happened’ in 2016? Hillary Clinton still doesn’t know,” Opinion, Sept. 10)

McManus refers to her as a losing candidate like Richard Nixon in 1960, who also wrote about his defeat. But he lost the popular vote and the electoral college; she had a winning margin of about 3 million votes.

Writing about his election loss did not stop Nixon from eventually winning the popular and electoral votes in 1968 — and even though he won the latter, he understood how...

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