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Friday, February 12, 2016

Dick Morris: Hillary Lost Because She Lied

New Hampshire exit polls in the Democratic primary indicate that Bernie Sanders defeated Hillary Clinton among self-described liberals by 60-39. Okay. But he also beat her among moderates and conservatives by a nearly identical 60-37 margin.

They also show that among the one-third of all voters who said "honesty and trustworthiness" were the most important qualities of a candidate in determining their vote, Sanders beat Clinton by 95-5.

These data indicate that Sanders' victory was not the result of an ideological vote for a socialist but was due to a personal repudiation of a liar. It was Hillary's dearth of personal ethics and her lack of veracity, not her political ideology or her issue positions, that led to her smashing defeat in New Hampshire.

So when Hillary sought to co-opt and plagiarize Bernie's rhetoric in her concession speech, she did nothing to solve the problem that brought her low. Nor will any shift in her message or beheadings of her staff do much to help her.



Thornton Crowe said...

Hillary Clinton's lying has gone from glib laugh-offs to monstrous proportions. Now with the Clinton Foundation's subpoena along with the email fiasco, she is dead center in the middle of corrupt quid pro quo that makes Boss Tweed from Tammany Hall days look like a corruption lightweight.

She has now graduated to be one of the most corrupt politicians of the 21st Century. Congrats to Hillary. Her infamy is indisputable at this point!

Anonymous said...

Hillary lie? You got to be kidding me !

Anonymous said...

Hillary is such a liar, she believes herself when she lies. No wonder Bill Clinton looks like he's on deaths door - between the lies he's ever told and keeping up her lies is killing the man.

Anonymous said...

I finally realized that those who still support her can relate to her lying and moral offences as other they are basically dirtballs themselves.