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kenn3d

(486 posts)
Sat Nov 21, 2015, 05:53 PM Nov 2015

Clinton battles image of being soft on Wall St.

John Wittneben simmered as he listened to Hillary Rodham Clinton defend her ties to Wall Street during last weekend's Democratic debate. He lost 40 percent of his savings in individual retirement accounts during the Great Recession, while Clinton has received millions of dollars from the kinds of executives he believes should be in jail.

"People knew what they were doing back then, because of greed, and it caused me harm," said Wittneben, the Democratic chairman in Emmet County, Iowa. "We were raised a certain way here. Fairness is a big deal."

The next day, he endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders in the presidential race.
http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/elections/clinton-battles-image-of-being-soft-on-wall-st/2254912


Short article, but a good read ... in the TAMPA BAY TIMES.
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Clinton battles image of being soft on Wall St. (Original Post) kenn3d Nov 2015 OP
HRC fundraiser doesn't help clear that impression up. mikehiggins Nov 2015 #1
Seems her core supporters didn't get the memo AgingAmerican Nov 2015 #2
"Cut it out." tk2kewl Nov 2015 #3
And yet Democrats by overwhelming numbers think she won the debate. nt BootinUp Nov 2015 #4

mikehiggins

(5,614 posts)
1. HRC fundraiser doesn't help clear that impression up.
Sat Nov 21, 2015, 06:05 PM
Nov 2015

Apparently the Clinton Victory Fund (?) is sponsoring an event in December featuring Sting (the singer, not the sword). Attendees will supposedly spring for $33,400 for one person to $100,000 for a couple at the "event chair" level.

Must be factory workers, or SEIU members.

 

AgingAmerican

(12,958 posts)
2. Seems her core supporters didn't get the memo
Sat Nov 21, 2015, 06:13 PM
Nov 2015

They have been going full blast supply side ever since her, "I protected Wall Street on 9/11" gaffe.

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