Top Clinton ally learns you never know who may be listening when you rant about 2016 on Amtrak

Top Clinton ally learns you never know who may be listening when you rant about 2016 on Amtrak
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This morning on Amtrak, Lanny Davis had a lot of feelings about 2016 and inadvertently decided to share them with the 6:55 a.m. train—which included two political reporters — as it zipped from D.C. to New York City.

The DC power lawyer and his traveling companions covered a lot of ground — whether Bernie Sanders is truly a Socialist (no), whether Joe Biden is a threat (he’s seen as a “buffoon”) whether Republican Carly Fiorina is nasty (yes) — as they chatted noisily and candidly about the ins and outs of the 2016 presidential race.

(Their chat also provided valuable insight for The Daily Beast and TownHall’s Guy Benson — who sat across the aisle from them.)

Benson, who first spotted Davis and his cohorts and caught the first part of their conversation noted Davis had sharp words for the Democratic-Socialist Senator from Vermont, calling him a “flip-flopper” on guns and a “nut.”

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