With Donald Trump on one side, and Jill Stein on the other, Hillary Clinton may have hit the opponent jackpot

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    Aug 18, 2016 6:29 PM GMT
    http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2016-election/analysis-clinton-lucks-out-jill-stein-her-left-n633591...Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders ran in the primaries as a self-described Democratic socialist by anchoring his radical message in bedrock American values and using language that rendered himself safe for consumption by a wide swath of the electorate.

    And it worked well...

    , the Green Party's nominee for president, seems unsure how to speak to anyone this side of Noam Chomsky (lol). Her strategy is heavily dependent on winning over Sanders supporters, and Sanders' playbook is right there for the taking. So far, she's misread it.

    ...Where Sanders was uplifting, with his "America" ad and a slogan that promised "A Future to Believe in," Stein said, "We don't really have a future right now to offer our younger generation."

    Where Sanders tempered his disappointment with President Obama to avoid needlessly alienating people who feel warmly about the country's first black president, Baraka defended calling Obama "your uncle tom president"...

    ...Sanders proved there is wider audience for a left-wing message, Stein is simply preaching to the choir....

    ...given her rhetoric and performance Wednesday night, it's understandable why Clinton officials feel comfortable ignoring Stein.

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    Aug 18, 2016 9:09 PM GMT
    I have to admit, "Madam President" has a sonorous ring to it.