The Jarring Reasons People Don’t Want Hillary Clinton to Be President

By David A. Graham – The most important takeaway from Gallup’s poll on Hillary Clinton is the main reason people want to elect her: because she’d be the first woman president.

You can imagine the paroxysms into which this sort of reasonsing, focused on making history rather than making policy, will send some commentators: People elected Obama because it made them feel good to elect the first black president, and look at his approval now! Have we not learned our lesson?!

Soak that in: The No. 1 concern Americans have about an administration run by former First Lady, Senator, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is that she is not qualified. This despite the fact that her resume would make her easily the best-qualified Oval Office holder on paper since George H.W. Bush. more>


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