Clinton machine proves to be liability and asset

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Former US President Bill Clinton at the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative on September 24, 2014 in New York CityBill and Hillary Clinton’s formidable political machine has got them to a governor’s mansion, the Senate and the White House — but their long legacy and deep network could now be a liability. A steady drip, drip, drip, of senior staff are leaving Barack Obama’s White House to join Hillaryland — the latest incarnation of a US political dynasty to rival the Roosevelts, Kennedys or Bushes. The Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation has been accused of taking millions of dollars in donations from Gulf states with questionable human rights records. Then came revelations that Hillary Clinton had used a personal email account to conduct public business while Secretary of State, perhaps to avoid making some of her correspondence public.

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