The problem for Hillary and her supporters remains this… no one goes out in the rain in November to vote for someone who tells you what she can’t do.

And, in contrast to the campaigns that have evoked the strongest passions, Hillary Clinton has been telling people what she can not do. That is the Realpolitik of her friend Henry Kissinger but it’s an awful motivator.

You can tell Bernie (and Trump) supporters to ‘be smarter’ — which is what this post is doing — but insulting someone’s intelligence is a poor way to win someone over.

I admit that I will reluctantly vote for Clinton, as I reluctantly voted for her husband. But if I lived 100 miles west of where I do, if Hillary was offering 10 programming training slots as a way to restore West Virginia’s life, it would be Trump or Bernie and never Hillary.

The Clinton campaign can, perhaps, change that. But they are the only people who can.

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