DES MOINES — You can accuse the Hillary Clinton campaign of a lot of things, but overconfidence is not one of them. Not in Iowa. Not anymore.
Orders have come from the top of the campaign here that nobody is to predict that Hillary Clinton will win Iowa.
This is obviously a very expensive way to start a conversation and get a vote.
But the Clinton campaign has the money. And it doesn’t want to lose Iowa because it didn’t spend enough of it.
Saturday, December 22, 2007
"HRC staff ordered to lower expectations"
Roger Simon (Politico):