- Feb 2010
Possibly. I don't think she was a very strong candidate. But do we want every pol well qualified to actually hold office to also be a master electoral strategist? It's up to handlers and political operatives to lead the candidate to the right decisions. They were campaigning in Arizona and Texas because they had misjudged the electorate--but then EVERYONE misjudged the electorate. Even Trump. That man never wanted to be president and was unable to make sure he didn't win (while doing well enough to go on being a public pain in the ass, which is what he really wanted).Her staff needed a leader that was better strategist.