Since Obama himself was a perpetual campaigner, he might have an insight or two about where Hillary ‘stumbled’ in her campaign.
It comes down to ‘boots on the ground’. America had a general election, and only one candidate showed up.
President Barack Obama delivered a veiled rebuke to Hillary Clinton today for spending the summer and much of the fall taking it easy as Donald Trump barnstormed the nation.
The two-time winner Electoral College winner said he was victorious in Iowa, a mostly white state, ‘not because the demographics dictated’ it, but because he spent 87 days going to ‘every small town and fair and fish fry and VFW hall.’
Some counties he may have lost by fewer votes because he dropped in, the president said. Others he may have won unexpectedly because he spent so much time there.
‘And the challenge for a national party is how do you dig in there and create those kinds of structures so that people have a sense of what it is that you stand for.’
Read more: Daily Mail
Maybe if Hillary hadn’t ducked out when Trump visited after the Floods (people noticed) if she hadn’t sucked up to rich donors while Trump met with Joe Six Pack.
Or, maybe she just figured her lackeys in the press were going to carry her over the finish line.