Has there ever been anyone the media have wanted to see run for public office as desperately as they do Chelsea Clinton?
Asked Monday if she planned to run, the former first daughter told CNN, “Not now,” adding that she currently lived in a city, state, and country where “I really believe in my elected officials, and their ethos and their competencies.”
Then she added, “I had very much led a deliberately private life for a long time, and now I’m attempting to lead a purposely public life.”
Cue the media-hype cycle. “Chelsea Clinton Leaves Door Open to Political Run, but ‘Not Now,’” ABC declared, while the Huffington Post blared, “Chelsea Clinton: I’m ‘Attempting to Lead a Purposely Public Life.’” CNN announced: “Chelsea Clinton still open to running for office,” and the Washington Post helpfully detailed “Where Chelsea Clinton could run for office.”
Read More at National Review . By Katrina Trinko.
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