Look, I get it, I really do. Any Democratic candidate in 2016 has to attack on income inequality in order to carry the passionate base of progressives needed to secure the nomination. For Hillary Clinton, the issue becomes even more acute, given her connections to Wall Street — and to foreign governments connected to massive commercial interests who have donated to the family foundation, too.
If that’s the central issue for Democrats in 2016, though, Democrats may be on the cusp of a 2012-GOP-style faceplant:
Hillary Clinton, under pressure from the left wing of her Democratic Party to aggressively campaign against income inequality, voiced concern about the hefty paychecks of some corporate executives in an email to supporters.