The latest WikiLeaks dump reveals yet another bombshell from the outspoken, an likely soon to be unemployed, Neera Tanden. The email chain comes from March of this year and begins when Neera distributes a memo on proposals for reform policies relative to bribery and corruption of public officials. That said, apparently the folks within the Hillary campaign were aware that this was a very dicey topic for their chosen candidate as even Tanden admits “she may be so tainted she’s really vulnerable.“
Meanwhile, Hillary advisor Jake Sullivan provided his thoughts that he really liked the following proposal on strengthening bribery laws…
“Strengthen bribery laws to ensure that politicians don’ change legislation for political donations.”
…but subsequently admits that it might be problematic given Hillary’s history.
“The second idea is a favorite of mine, as you know, but REALLY dicey territory for HRC, right?”
Even a month before these internal campaign discussions, Stan Greenberg, a democrat strategist of Democracy Corps, wrote to Podesta highlighting that “reform of money and politics is where she is taking the biggest hit.” That said, Stan was quick to assure Podesta that there was no reason for concern as a specially crafted message and a little help from the media could make the whole problem go away.
“We are also going to test some messages that include acknowledgement of being part of the system, and know how much has to change.“
Finally, perhaps no one has better summarized why the Clinton camp may be worried about corruption charges than Obama: