Axlerod Cautions Hillary To Get Out of Her ‘Cocoon of Inevitability’ for WH Run

President Obama’s longtime adviser David Axelrod warned Hillary Clinton Thursday to get out of the “cocoon of inevitability” and said she is at risk of repeating the mistake of her last White House run.

“I think the danger for Secretary Clinton is that, as was the case in 2007, her candidacy is out in front of the rationale for it,” Axelrod, who was an architect of the Obama victory over Clinton in the 2008 primaries, said at a breakfast hosted by the Wall Street Journal. “She should not rely too much on that we do have an electoral vote advantage and demographic advantages.”

He also argued Democrats need a message and that the midterms demonstrated that.

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