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Clinton at disadvantage on TV

Clinton at disadvantage on TV

TV is not Hillary Clinton's friend. And contrary to the conventional wisdom on what it takes to win the White House, her best media course between now and November is to avoid it as much as possible if she wants to be the first female president of the United States.

That's not going to be easy, though, as her opponent, Donald Trump, one of the most adroit TV candidates in the history of the medium, is sure to be all over the tube, constantly calling her out.

Clinton is the worst TV candidate since Richard Nixon, and that's saying something, given the uncanny ability of George W. Bush to routinely look like a large animal caught in the headlights and sound as if English were...