Ed Driscoll

Hillary's Missed Opportunity

On NBC’s Meet The Press, Mary Matalin points out that Hillary Clinton missed a superb triangulation opportunity:

SEN. HILLARY CLINTON, (D-NY): A tendency of this administration from the top all the way to the bottom is to withhold information, to resist legitimate requests for information, to refuse to be forthcoming about information that is of significance and relevant to the job that all of you do and the interest of the American people. The refusal of this administration to level with the American people on matters large and small is very disturbing.

[End videotape from 2/14/06–Ed]

MR. RUSSERT: How do you respond?

MS. MATALIN: Putting aside the delicious hypocrisy there, what a missed opportunity. What if Mrs. Clinton had come out and said,