It seems just a tad early to be thinking about the 2016 election—unless, apparently, you’re Hillary Clinton. According to Maureen Dowd in The New York Times, she sent handwritten notes to losing congressional candidates and invited big Irish-American donors on a trip to Dublin this week. “She has enormous strength in the Irish-American community because of the Clintons’ massive role in bringing peace to Northern Ireland,” explained the publisher of an Irish-American newspaper.
Which, to tell you the truth, wouldn’t worry me very much if I was one of Clinton’s possible contenders. True, she’s sewing up the all-important Danny Boy vote—but it’s possible she’s about to dump hot water on another sector of the electorate