Clinton Can’t Escape Obama’s Legacy

Hillary Clinton has been an extraordinarily fortunate presidential candidate. The missteps of her political opponents have allowed her to run for Barack Obama’s third term largely without having to account for his failures. And they are legion. The Affordable Care Act is imploding. The economy is growing at an unsustainably languid pace. Race relations are far worse than they were when the president took office. Obama’s executive orders on gun ownership and immigration expand the bounds of executive authority and, on top of being unpopular, are of dubious constitutionality. Perhaps most critically, however, is the collapse of Obama’s foreign policy before our eyes. It is a policy that Clinton is directly responsible for crafting and implementing. She should not escape culpability for her role in the slow motion disasters unfolding abroad.

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Clinton Can’t Escape Obama’s Legacy

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