Seemingly shocked that after spending 10s of millions of dollars, she remains only modestly ahead in the polls, Hillary Clinton exclaimed during an teleconference with the Laborers' International Union of North America, saying, "Why aren’t I 50 points ahead?" Donald Trump was quick offer a three word reason... "because you're terrible!"
Hillary Clinton has spent several times what Donald Trump has spent to air television ads in key states. That will likely continue; in a new count by Advertising Age, the Clinton campaign and its allied super PACs have booked $145.3 million in ad time between now and Election Day, to $4.4 million for Trump and his groups.
But , as we noted previously, what if it doesn't really matter?
And so Hillary Clinton asks frustratedly... “Having said all this, ‘Why aren’t I 50 points ahead?’ you might ask?” ... Well, the choice for working families has never been clearer. I need your help to get Donald Trump’s record out to everybody. Nobody should be fooled.”
And Donald Trump was quick to respond: (as Politico reported)
“Because she’s terrible,” he said bluntly.
“I mean, she’s had a terrible record. Everything she touches is bad. You look at what’s going on with Libya and you look at the surge and you look at all of her decisions and you look at the Iran deal, which is one of the dumbest deals I’ve ever seen, which she started, and she totally backs, by the way, I mean, in its completed form, she totally backs. You look at everything she touched, I mean, it’s just a mess. And she’s spending a lot of money and so far it’s not had much of an impact because I guess I’m winning in most of these states and we’ll see what happens in the end, but she is [terrible].”
The surprised look on Hillary's face says it all.