Hillary Clinton and the Limits of Power
Yes she is a brilliant woman who understands that this is a new world and the old methods for using power are no longer effective. She believes in, encourages social media. She understands that power has moved from core capitals into the hands of those who embrace change, real change. This woman should be in charge.
Time Magazine's cover story
By Massimo Calabresi
Hillary Clinton argues in our cover story this week that America is not so much in decline as adjusting to a world of increasingly diffuse power, where like-minded networked individuals, non-governmental organizations and other non-traditional global actors may steer events as much as great power capitals. Clinton lays out “smart power” strategies for protecting and advancing U.S. interests in that new non-polar world.
Lastly, we polled her against Romney and Perry, and found that she does better, by far, than Obama, leading Romney by 17 points and Perry by 26. Her closest aides strongly dismiss any 2012 ambitions and say 2016 is very unlikely: she’d be 69 the day of the vote that year. We don’t speculate on the source of her popularity.