I noticed that, when asked to name the enemy she was proudest of at the CNN debate, Hillary said Republicans. I took that to mean that, if she is elected to the presidency, she will be in the Barack Obama camp of divisiveness.
But it took Jonah Goldberg to really nail the implications of what Clinton said:
This should properly be considered a Kinsley gaffe in that she accidentally told the truth. For much of the night, she stuck to her focus-grouped talking points, boasting about how she knows how to build consensus and work the system in Washington “to get things done.” And then, in a spontaneous slip, she revealed that she considers Republicans — altogether — not only her enemy, but the enemy she is most proud of.
It would have been nice if Anderson Cooper, Jim Webb or one of the pushovers on stage had seized that point and asked, “How can you talk about building consensus when you’ve just boasted that you consider all Republicans your enemy?”
Charles C. W. Cooke, also at "The Corner," believes that Clinton made a mistake saying that. It won't hurt her in the primary, but in the general election it could, if her opponents capitalize on the candidate's statement that she is proud to be the enemy of roughly half the voting population in the U.S.
Let's hope that after two terms of this kind of uncivil behavior in Washington, people are ready for a new atmosphere.