Hillary Clinton has a serious problem. No, not just her email scandal and the FBI. Hillary has a serious problem with her party’s base. “She’s being soundly rejected by millennials, a core element of Barack Obama’s coalition, while generating only middling enthusiasm from Hispanics and African-Americans,” writes Josh Kraushaar in NationalJournal.
The numbers don’t lie. … 71 percent of Democratic voters under the age of 30 have flocked to Sanders—even though it’s been clear for a month that he faces near-impossible odds of winning the nomination. For the second straight election, Clinton has allowed an insurgent to capture a historic share of the Democratic Party’s primary votes. She is now staggering to the Democratic nomination with a shrinking 1-point lead over Sanders in the latest RealClearPolitics average of national primary polls.
Even with Hillary’s touting Obama’s agenda and coopting parts of Bernie Sander’s stump speeches, she seems incapable of rallying the troops. What’s going to change? Read more from Mr. Kraushaar here.