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'Conversation' Fails Hillary

Submitted by Leo Klein on Sat, 6/7/08 (10:07am)

Conversation Snooze Not to be too political here (I really try not to be) but I was reminded by a segment on NPR's Weekend Edition, that the original opening line of Hillary Clinton's campaign was the almost unbearable cliche:

"Let the Conversation Begin"

It's interesting to read in most analyses of her loss to Sen. Obama (here's one), that it was specifically a lack of imagination, flexibility, and attention to detail that proved her undoing.

Perhaps the two are related...