Friday, March 07, 2008

On Clinton Being 'Nice' to McCain

One participant at what presently [and unfortunately for the party] seems to have become, for the major part, the Hillary-hating Daily Kos, provides constructive food-for-thought about the angst that so many Obama-leaning Democrats are experiencing over their perception that Senator Clinton is including John McCain in a circle of threshhold-reaching experience while leaving Obama out in the cold:

Bill Clinton 'killed' Bush, Dole with kindness

It's actually a tricky and nuanced strategy (read: doesn't lend itself to thoughtful analysis in the blogosphere :) but the Clintons' M.O. has ALWAYS been to flatter an opponent's strengths, and be absolutely merciless when it comes to exposing their weaknesses.

A spoonful of sugar makes the medicine go down... :)