The media elites feel that shiver up the spine — and it’s not victory

The media elites feel that shiver up the spine — and it’s not victory
What do you mean "us," white man? (Image: Joseph Sohm/Shutterstock)

You know a candidate is in trouble when she deflects softball questions about her policies to talk about her opponent’s character.

Hillary Clinton‘s phony “press conference,” where she took six questions from friendly reporters and filibustered nearly half of the time to trash-talk Donald Trump, shows a candidate and a campaign that is disintegrating in broad daylight.

Even The Washington Post noted there were “no questions about her emails,” Topic A of the news cycle. Clinton’s reckless mishandling of classified material — reinforced by her 39 memory “lapses” in her FBI interview — should disqualify her from office. And Americans get it.

The media elites are in a panic. They witnessed the meltdown of their candidate in broad daylight and can feel that shiver up their spine — except that this time, it is not the delight of victory they are feeling, but the dread of defeat.

They watched her spar unsuccessfully over this issue with Clinton Global Initiative member and NBC morning news anchor Matt Lauer during Wednesday night’s national security forum, and blamed her poor performance on — Matt Lauer.

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