This all stems from Mrs Clinton’s position as the leading – only, really – candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination. At this moment there are no realistic alternatives. If Mrs Clinton’s electoral prospects sink, her party goes down with her.
In the Times article Nick Merrill, a spokesperson for Mrs Clinton, said the email account was within the “letter and spirit of the rules” and that they have provided over 55,000 emails to the State Department. In politics, however, following the letter of the law is often not enough.
The story is particularly damaging to Mrs Clinton because it plays into two existing negative perceptions about both the former secretary of state and her husband – that they are overly secretive and they believe the normal rules don’t apply to them.
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