Team Hillary to jittery allies: Stop freaking out

Team Hillary to jittery allies: Stop freaking out
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[Ed. – The argument seems to be, “Look, the Republicans are going to implode anyway, so calm down about all the criminal revelations about Our Candidate over there behind the curtain.”]

Hillary Clinton’s campaign circulated a memo to top allies in Washington this week with an unmistakably Obama-esque theme: Don’t worry, we’ve got this. …

The six-page memo, written by campaign manager Robby Mook and distributed in DC Monday by communications director Jennifer Palmieri, argues that there’s no reason for Clinton’s backers to panic.

“Winning campaigns have a plan and stick to it, in good times and bad. President Obama endured significant pressure in 2007 to abandon his strategy, but his campaign remained focused on winning in Iowa and ultimately prevailed,” Mook wrote.

The crux of his argument is that Clinton holds leads in national polling over Republican opponents, Democrats have such a built-in Electoral College advantage that it would be hard for Clinton to screw it up, and Republicans will “drive their brand further under water by ‘out Trumping’ each other at debates.”

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