“My husband did not wrap up the nomination in 1992 until he won the California primary somewhere in the middle of June, right? We all remember Bobby Kennedy was assassinated in June in California. I don’t understand it,”
This was Clinton yesterday, explaining why she was still in the race. What was she thinking? Many, including their brother Ted, have drawn comparisons between Obama and John and Robert Kennedy, two inspirational and transformational candidates in their time, both assassinated.
At best, she was simply pointing out that Democratic primaries often extend into June, but why drop the “A-bomb” to make this simple point? Is it conceivable that she was making some kind of argument about how she was less likely to be assassinated, and therefore would be be better candidate? Did we just catch a brief glimpse into a darkly cynical political mind?
“That’s a nice Presidential candidate you have there, what a shame if something were to…. happen to him”