February 5, 2016
Even Hillary Clinton’s strongest detractors acknowledge she doesn’t back down easily. The first 20-30 minutes were intense even by her standards. Perhaps it was just the way the cameras were angled, but I can’t remember one candidate staring down another like this.
Back in 2000, Al Gore got in trouble for sighing loudly as George W. Bush spoke. There were no audible noises here, but it looked like Hillary wanted to Bern a hole through Sanders’ skull. Not sure if this was her game face, or if her mask that claims she’s ok with an extended campaign dropped, to reveal Hillary’s true feelings about being locked in a battle with Larry David.
At first it seemed she was coming in too hard, like a plane that fails to decelerate enough before hitting the runway. I was mentally composing my recap, wondering if Hillary was the least likeable politician in human history or just the least in the modern era.
And then she broke him. Continue reading