Uh oh, even strong Hillary supporters think the e-mail scandal is a serious problem

CNN poll numbers aside, Hillary’s support is slipping. As latest Reuters/Ipsos poll demonstrates:

Support for Clinton’s candidacy has dropped about 15 percentage points since mid February among Democrats, with as few as 45 percent saying they would support her in the last week, according to a Reuters/Ipsos tracking poll. Support from Democrats likely to vote in the party nominating contests has dropped only slightly less, to a low in the mid-50s over the same period.

At this point, I don’t usually give any credence to polls regarding the presidential campaign. It’s way to early. But one thing is clear, the e-mail scandal has hurt Hillary…badly.

Let’s be clear, that was a focus group of Hillary supporters.

The other day the State Department appeared to be coming to Hillary’s rescue:

According to Bloomberg news, reporters are not buying it:

Since I mentioned the polling by CNN, let’s take a quick look at what David Gergen, former counsel to President Clinton, had to say:

I guess it comes down to Hillary’s intent:

The bottom line, this scandal is going to linger for a long time.

How can I be sure?

Because all this coverage I have highlighted, are from sources traditionally sympathetic to Mrs. Clinton.

The drama continues……



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