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Defying the Odds

Defying the Odds
New book about the 2016 election.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Crossroads, Hillary Clinton, and Richard Nixon

Jonathan Swan reports at The Hill:
A top Republican super-PAC is launching a digital attack ad framing Hillary Clinton as a modern-day Richard Nixon.
The American Crossroads attack ad, which will target Democratic voters in New York leading into Tuesday's primary, splices footage of the former president and Clinton pitching similar-sounding defenses of their conduct.

The ad leaves viewers with the impression that Clinton's private email scandal is the 21st-century equivalent of Nixon's Watergate, which concerned a break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters and led to his resignation.