Hillary Clinton, in my opinion - I'm afraid at this point I'm not sure how else to put this - acts like an idiot (of late and/or too often). This is my recent experience with her:
Hillary Clinton at the University of Maine - The view from outside, turned away, in the cold
It's not supposed to be about fear (in terms of how we select our leaders), and yet as long as President Bush and others can have some political success with both fear and/or negative campaigning, it will certainly continue. Clinton ad on Obama story below
Clinton Goes Nuclear: New Ad Tests Obama
""It's 3:00am and your children are asleep," the voice over says. "There's a phone in the White House, and it's ringing. Something is happening in the world. Your vote will decide who answers that call."
"Whether someone knows the world's leaders, knows the military, someone tested and ready to lead. It's 3am and your children are safe and asleep. Who do you want answering the phone?""