...Put simply: She's at her best when she is taking the fight to someone. Think of how much better a candidate Clinton was from March 2008 until June 2008 as the underdog than she ever was in the "frontrunner" role in that race. She is an offensive player, not a defensive one.
It's possible this past five days or so is simply a blip in the broader context of the campaign and the Clinton-plays-defense storyline will re-assert itself. But, the Clinton team thinks that McCarthy has handed them a massive political gift and I tend to agree.
Monday, October 05, 2015
Kevin McCarthy’s big Benghazi mistake was exactly what Hillary Clinton needed - The Washington Post: