WikiLeaks: Twelve (12) Ways Hillary Clinton Could Lose (8 of 12)

Allowing herself to get defined as an insider Clinton lost to Obama in 2008 by underestimating the electorate’s hunger for change. Once again, Hillary risks coming to represent the status quo in the eyes of voters who want a renegade. “Right now, about 6 in 10 Americans have an unfavorable view of Trump … But the country is faring even worse. … 64.9 percent think we are heading down the wrong track,” The Post’s Editorial Page Editor Fred Hiatt noted last week in a column warning Democrats not to celebrate Trump

<http://link.washingtonpost.com/click/6731743.461171/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cud2FzaGluZ3RvbnBvc3QuY29tL29waW5pb25zL2RlbW9jcmF0cy1kb250LWNlbGVicmF0ZS10cnVtcHMtbm9taW5hdGlvbi1mZWFyLWl0LzIwMTYvMDUvMDgvMGNlNzg0ZTQtMTNhNy0xMWU2LTkzYWUtNTA5MjE3MjExNjVkX3N0b3J5Lmh0bWw_d3BtbT0xJndwaXNyYz1ubF9kYWlseTIwMg/55c8886a6e4adc304b9cf8c1C1df33a1f&gt;. “So what if even voters who respect Clinton’s competence reject her as the embodiment of business as usual? And what if even voters who do not like Trump’s bigotry or bluster care more that he will, in their view, shake things up? …

I do have faith in the American voter, I really do. But when two-thirds of the country is unhappy, a rational outcome can’t be taken for granted.” Donald Trump watches his daughter Tiffany graduate from Penn yesterday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) 

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