Speaking with Bill Kristol, longtime Bill Clinton aide Paul Begala said he wishes Hillary Clinton "had a really tough primary challenge." But, he admits, it's not likely this time around:
"On my side, you know, the press will try to pretend there's a fight. It would be better if Hillary had a fight. I'd rather she had a really tough primary challenge. I just don't see it coming," Begala said.
Begala later noted that he advises a pro-Hillary Clinton super PAC. And of course he worked for Bill Clinton for a number of years, as he explains in the video.
"Paul Begala is a political adviser, commentator, and former Counselor to President Bill Clinton. In this conversation, Begala gives an inside account of the 1992 campaign and tells the story of how the Arkansas governor won the Democratic nomination and the presidency. Begala also looks back on key moments in the Clinton White House and shares his experiences working with the president. Finally, Kristol and Begala consider the 2016 field of Republican candidates," writes the Foundation for Constitutional Government, the sponsor of the series.
The dead enders defending Hillary Clinton’s frankly bizarre decision to break protocol and use a personal email address while conducting official business have seized on several arguments to defend their heroine. They trumpet the fact that current Secretary of State John Kerry is the first person to hold the position who has used an official .gov email address.