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Trey Gowdy

Hillary Clinton vs. the media

Hillary Clinton vs. the media

Joe Biden almost certainly isn't going to challenge Hillary Clinton, and that's too bad — for Clinton. I say that only half in jest. Surely, nobody at Clinton headquarters in Brooklyn is eager for a primary election bloodbath with the vice president. But the absence of a credible challenge to Clinton has created a damaging dynamic for her. Clinton, lacking a sparring partner other than the socialist Bernie Sanders, has reverted to her instincts for secrecy and a distrust of the media that borders on paranoia. And the media, in the absence of the back-and-forth of a competitive primary, have taken on the role of opposition. Clinton's insularity and the...

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