[…] If you’re Hillary Clinton and you’ve just been caught in a “whopper,” the only thing to be grateful for is that it’s Good Friday and people are distracted. How bad could this story be for her? When you tell the American public you faced gunfire, and it turns out all you really faced was a little girl with flowers — well, that’s as bad as it gets. When you dramatically say you made a journey that was too dangerous for the president, only to have it revealed that he made the same trip two months earlier — and that your teenaged daughter was by your side — that only makes it worse.
And there’s video.
If they wanted to, the networks could juxtapose video of Sen. Clinton’s dramatic recitation of the battle with this clip of that sweet eight-year-old on the tarmac with a bouquet. The question is: Will they want to? […]
Synopsis: The media will give her a pass, because it is in their best interest to prolong the Democratic race, and increase the suspense.