Clinton summed up the choice in the 2016 election with a single line that was a knockout blow on Donald Trump.
She said, “Imagine him in the Oval Office facing a real crisis. A man you can bait with a tweet is not a man we can trust with nuclear weapons.”
Hillary Clinton set Trump up. If he takes the bait and goes off on Twitter, he proves Clinton’s point. If Donald Trump lacks the self-discipline to back away from Twitter, he will show that he is someone with a thin skin who can’t be trusted.
Clinton boxed Trump in. Unlike all of the Republicans who tried to stop him during the primary, the Clinton campaign found the single line that sums up Trump.
Donald Trump didn’t lay a glove on Hillary Clinton in Cleveland, but Clinton delivered the clip that will be playing all over cable news for the next 24 hours.
Hillary Clinton is an entirely different league, and Donald Trump doesn’t have a clue.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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