See Hillary ride in a van! Watch her meet everyday Americans! Witness her ordering a burrito bowl at Chipotle! Which she did wearing shades, as did her chief aide Huma Abedin, yielding security-camera pictures that made them look (to borrow from Karl Rove) like fugitives on the lam, wanted in seven states for a failed foreign policy.
There’s something surreal about Hillary Clinton’s Marie Antoinette tour, sampling cake and commoners. But what else can she do? After Barack Obama, she’s the best-known political figure in America. She has papal name recognition. Like Napoleon and Cher, she’s universally known by her first name. As former queen consort, senator and secretary of state, she has spent a quarter-century in the national spotlight — more than any modern candidate.
She doesn’t just get media coverage; she gets meta-coverage. The staging is so obvious that actual events disappear. The story is their symbolism — campaign as semiotics. . . .
And finally, Nancy Pelosi adopts the position that the issues don't matter; we should all vote for Hillary because . . . vagina. Well, I guess we will soon find out whether identity politics trumps concerns for leadership in this nation. Can Hillary deliver the woman vote? Can Bill deliver the other woman vote?
That said, there is at least one woman already on record as saying that she will not be voting Democrat ever again: