Saudi ties to 9/11 detailed in documents suppressed since 2002. But at least she has acknowledged that Saudi Arabia funds terrorists, and scolded them for it, while still being bankrolled by them in this election. And at least we can trust her to keep her word on overturning Citizens United, a feat requiring a constitutional amendment the most untrusted and divisive politician in US history can be counted on to achieve. […]
Where have we seen this attempt to use religious bigotry to garner votes before? Oh yeah. With Obama, 2008, when the Clinton camp spread rumors about Obama being a Muslim to stoke terrorist fears. Except Obama was not Muslim. More important than that, however, is that the thousands of emails just released are the smoking gun that will make the ongoing class-action lawsuit against the DNC for secret collusion with the Clinton campaign that much harder to defend against in the courts and in the court of public opinion. […]
Perhaps even more troubling, the NBC/WSJ survey found that the negative ratings for the two presumptive nominees are the highest in the history of the poll. Fifty-four percent of those surveyed hold a negative opinion of Clinton and 58 percent have a negative opinion of Trump.
At the same time, Democratic challenger Bernie Sanders continues to best both Clinton and Trump in favorability ratings (43 percent hold a positive view of the Vermont senator versus 36 percent who have a negative view) and maintains a double-digit lead over the Republican candidate.
NBC/WSJ recorded Sanders ahead of Trump by 15 points.
For the period between May 13-19, the presumptive Republican nominee polled ahead of Clinton by a national average of 0.2 points. […]