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On her MSNBC show on Friday, anchor Andrea Mitchell decried the fact that the usual liberal identity politics did not work with voters in November’s election. Talking to Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd, she fretted over the revelation that campaign focus groups “showed that people related to Hillary Clinton as a man.”
While discussing Thursday’s post-election forum at Harvard University, Mitchell noted longtime Clinton operative Mandy Grunwald telling the conference “that all of her focus groups showed that people related to Hillary Clinton as a man, as though she were the commander-in-chief. She said, ‘I’ve elected six women senators. I’ve never had a candidate. People view her as a man.’ They did not see the humanity in her.”