Hillary Clinton Girds for the Long Game

Todd Purdum, Politico
With respect to her emails as secretary of state, Hillary Clinton may well have no doubt, as she said in her news conference on Tuesday, “that we have done exactly what we should have done.” But it now seems certain that the machinery of this scandal, real or trumped-up, or some of both, will grind on and on.At minimum, the issue will remain in play for months, by the admission of the State Department itself, which has said it will take that long to review and release some 55,000 pages of emails that Clinton surrendered only in response to its queries last fall. But the hunger of the media,…