Hillary Tells Young Supporters Not to Talk to Reporters?
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During a campaign event in Iowa on Friday evening, reporters were surprised to discover that Hillary Clinton’s supporters had been told not to speak to the media.
USA Today’s Susan Page was practically dumbstruck:
“Here’s what struck me. [MSNBC’s] Jennifer Jacobs was covering this last night. Big demonstrations outside of young people for O’Malley and Hillary Clinton. She went up to the Clinton supporters – these are protesters for Clinton – and they were told they were not allowed to [speak to] a reporter.
Now, why in the world would the campaign tell their own supporters who came out to campaign in favor Hillary Clinton … these are the young people, college kids, for Hillary, and they’ve been told they can’t talk to reporters. Why in the world would you do that?
MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki hit the nail on the head with his response:
“Nothing that those supporters could possibly say to the press is worse than the story of telling them not talk.”
The obvious question: What is the Clinton campaign afraid of?
The obvious answer: There isn’t one.
Once again, the candidate who claims she wants to be the “champion” of everyday Americans demonstrates that she doesn’t seem to have a lot in common with them.
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