"She deployed her soft side inconsistently"

Ah yes, the old inconsistent deployment of the soft side: the Wall Street Journal rolls out its post mortem of the Clinton campaign. Also note the graphic (New York Times version is here) which shows that from late February to the end, Obama’s delegate lead over Clinton never significantly changed. She couldn’t close the gap, but for months on end he was unable to pull away. If you’re on the short end of a race with that dynamic and the prize if your luck changes is you get to be President of the United States, when does magnanimity kick in? Really late, I’d say.

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