I'm trying to figure out what's going on with Senator Clinton's endgame strategy in this campaign, especially given her latest over the top statement.
Hillary Clinton today brought up the assassination of Sen. Robert Kennedy while defending her decision to stay in the race against Barack Obama.I think I've got it figured out. Episode 28 of WKRP in Cincinnati.
“My husband did not wrap up the nomination in 1992 until he won the California primary somewhere in the middle of June, right? We all remember Bobby Kennedy was assassinated in June in California. I don’t understand it,” she said, dismissing calls to drop out.
Mr. Carlson decides to run for city council and enlists the aid of the staff with his campaign. Bailey discovers that one of the front runners, Charles Tillman, has a drinking problem and has missed many council meetings because of it. Mr. Carlson promises Bailey not to use the damaging information on the televised debate.Okay, it's not an exact match. All right, it's not even close. But it is nicer than the alternative, which is that Clinton actually means the stuff she's saying and hasn't thought out the implications of her words.
During the debate, Mr. Carlson appears with excessive make-up and uses "no comment" for most of his answers. His one prepared answer, which he got from Les, gets pre-empted by Tillman early on. When Tillman pushes Carlson too far by mocking the station and Carlson's performance as station manager, Carlson blurts out "Listen, I'm at that station every day. I'm not off somewhere getting drunk, Tillman."
This boosts Carlson into the lead, but he feels slimy and unethical. In his guilt, he tells the staff to sabotage his campaign, with hilarious results. In his campaign poster picture, Carlson looks like a deranged sociopath, and he tells the League of Women Voters that they look like men. The staff celebrates when Les Nessman walks in and gleefully announces: "We've lost, and I mean big!"