Running to the left of President George W Bush and to the right of him as well is not a feat most politicians are able to pull off. But Hillary has no alternative. And in that lies her dilemma. She has too liberal a past (and reputation) to be the Democratic right’s favoured candidate; and she’s become far too conservative in the Senate to win over the Democratic left.
Sunday, January 29, 2006
Run Hillary Run
Andrew Sullivan discusses Hillary Rodham Clinton's strategy for securing the Democratic presidential nomination in his weekly Sunday Times of London column. I suggest that you read the whole thing, but here's the nut: