Hillary Clinton. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty)

Hillary Clinton Needs a Reverse Sister Soujah Moment

Hillary Clinton has spent so much time distancing herself from both President Obama and the activist base of the Democratic Party, that she now needs a reverse Sister Souljah moment. Ms. Clinton would benefit greatly from taking a strong stance on an issue, any issue, that resonates deeply with the left wing base of the Democratic Party. This could include a staunch defense of President Obama, a visible, and believable, statement of concern about something like income inequality, or a strong, even if gratuitous, criticism of the Bush administration’s foreign policy. Making any of these statements would help her with the activists in the Party and be far less damaging than she might think.

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