Not so on the Democratic side.
That worry is now gone, supplanted by others.
Challengers have arrived. Clinton is getting far stronger competition than expected from Vermont Sen.
Additionally, the latest inside-the-Beltway buzz is that Vice President
A mistake? Really? Clinton still leads all potential Republican candidates in the polls. Nevertheless, her favorability ratings have been slipping fairly dramatically in recent months. The nagging controversy surrounding her handling of emails from her time as secretary of State has taken a toll. Clinton is not generating the kind of enthusiasm Sanders currently enjoys among Democratic stalwarts. One-on-one, she comes off as charming, but when delivering a speech she is no Bill Clinton. Too often, she sounds like an earnest high school principal, not a charismatic campaigner. Hillary’s campaign is set to spend $2 million on ads in Iowa and New Hampshire that will reintroduce her to voters. Is that smart politics or a sign of trouble? Why does the most famous woman in the world need a new introduction?