Fox's Howard Kurtz: Trump Has A “Lower Bar” For Debates Than Clinton

From the September 16 edition of Fox News' The Kelly File

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HOWARD KURTZ: Well this race isn't over in Trump's favor any more than it was over in Hillary's favor a month ago when she had that ten to twelve point lead and a lot of people were just speculating about who she'd have in her cabinet. So Hillary Clinton still has the built-in Electoral College advantage, that will help. But in terms of, Rich makes a really good point which is Donald Trump now has a lower bar to clear certainly in terms of debates. A lot of people who might be expecting him to be fulminating, attacking Crooked Hillary might see a more sober figure if he chooses to go that way. I really think that Hillary Clinton has to fashion some kind of appeal to those white working class voters who are tempted by the Trump brand, who might ordinarily vote Democratic. She has to offer them something about improving their lives. But when she talks about policy, she's kind of boring and it's hard for her to break through the static. She doesn't have the showmanship. 


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