It looks like Hillary Clinton is turning a new leaf with the general election by doing something she rarely does: talking to journalists.Clinton was also asked about her damn emails again (because of course she was) and it became the main news out of this event (because of course it was). Her answer seems reasonable enough to me, but it's absurd that she has to keep answering the same questions on this even after being cleared by Congress and the FBI. It's like she's trying explain something over and over again to a bunch of kindergarteners who can't quite understand what she's talking about.
And even more remarkable, the conversation focused on one of the most important issues of the moment: race.
The Democratic nominee hasn’t held a formal news conference in more than 200 days. But on Friday afternoon, Clinton broke the mold, engaging in a Q&A with black and Latino journalists at the conference for the National Associations of Black Journalists and Hispanic Journalists in Washington, DC.
"I want you to hold me accountable, because the stakes are as high as they’ve ever been in our lifetime," Clinton told the audience. Her Republican rival, Donald Trump, was also offered an opportunity to speak but declined.
Sigh...this too shall pass. Watch the full speech and q&a above.What answer from Hillary would finally make the media happy re: emails? Begging for forgiveness? Admitting she's an awful person? Crying?— Hillary HQ (@Hillary_HQ) August 5, 2016