Back in 1992, as a bimbo eruption threatened Bill Clinton’s first
presidential campaign, he and Hillary rolled the dice with a “60 Minutes”
interview. Looking tense and wearing a trademark headband, she supported him
even as she insisted with a Southern twang, “I’m not sittin’ here like some
little woman, standing by my man like Tammy Wynette.”
Yet that’s exactly what she was doing — and it saved the day. Hubby went on
to finish second in the New Hampshire primary, and in his “victory” speech,
declared himself “The Comeback Kid.”
Nearly a quarter-century later, it’s Hillary’s turn on the razor’s edge. The
Clintons aren’t kids anymore, but if they’ve got a comeback strategy for her,
they better use it fast. Her doomsday clock is ticking.
Hardly a day goes by without more developments in her e-mail scandal and the
damage is reaching red-alert levels. The words “criminal probe” that she fought
so hard against when The New York Times broke the investigation story are now
routine, as are mentions of the FBI and the “home brew” server at the center of
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