Clinton happily yields national spotlight to Trump, avoids its glare

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton looks on as vice presidential candidate Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) speaks at East High School in Youngstown, OhioIf you haven’t heard a lot about what Hillary Clinton thinks of a string of controversial comments by Donald Trump that have generated round-the-clock coverage on cable news broadcasts, there is a reason – it’s by design. Since becoming the Democratic nominee last month, Clinton has been touring toy manufacturers, visiting tie makers and dropping in on public health clinics, where if she mentions Trump at all, it is usually to contrast their policies. Aides say Clinton’s strategy is simple: let Trump be Trump.

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