Hillary staffer thought candidate should be photographed having a party, beer; ‘letting loose’

Hillary staffer thought candidate should be photographed having a party, beer; ‘letting loose’
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[Ed. – Hmm.  I really don’t know about that.]

In the summer of 2015, a longtime Hillary Clinton adviser had a suggestion for her campaign: Get the Democratic presidential candidate to host a staff party, implying that it would do her image good should she be photographed with a beer and “letting loose to some music.”

“I had a thought,” wrote Neera Tanden, president of the liberal Center for American Progress and a former policy director for Clinton’s 2008 campaign.

“Hillary could have a party for the staff in the headquarters…

“And if some staff take pictures of her with a beer and letting loose to some music – that end up going viral and eventually on TV – so much the better,” Tanden continued.

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