Clinton WikiLeaks Allude to Slippery Strategizing

Over the past week, WikiLeaks has been releasing fractions of the reportedly 50,000 emails the organization has hacked from John Podesta, Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman. The Clinton campaign has postulated insidious motives behind this email release, accusing WikiLeaks of playing into the hands of the Russian government and trying to tamper with election results, but it has not denied the veracity of the leaked information. Of particular interest are email threads in which top campaign advisors flagged excerpts of Clinton speeches that are potentially damaging to her presidential run. These…

More WikiLeaks on Hillary Clinton

As part of a continuation of hacks targeting the Clinton campaign throughout this election cycle, last Friday’s revelations forced her campaign onto the defensive, as the leaks framed her as someone with uncomfortably close ties to Wall Street. In these leaked excerpts of speeches to major financial institutions, Clinton spoke of reforming Wall Street “from [within] the industry itself,” which might draw the ire of disenchanted supporters of Bernie Sanders, who repeatedly throughout his campaign urged the former secretary of state to release the transcripts of speeches she had made…