Hillary Clinton portrayed in many shades, some dark, in archive of once-private memos (Yahoo! News)
Hillary Clinton's future as the 2016 Democratic nominee may be inevitable, but a little-known archive of old confidential documents kept by Clinton’s friend and former adviser Diane Blair — published by the Washington Free Beacon Sunday — may give her detractors some ammunition.
The documents published total 40 pages and portray a strong but "ruthless" first lady.
In a May 12, 1992 memo titled “Research on Hillary Clinton," a pair of pollsters for Bill Clinton's presidential campaign wrote that while Arkansas voters admired her, “they also fear that only someone too politically ambitious, too strong, and too ruthless could survive such controversy so well.”
“What voters find slick in Bill Clinton," the pollsters wrote, "they find ruthless in Hillary.”