By LAURA MECKLER – – – –
“I think we had a good campaign [in Indiana]. We ran hard. But you know I’m really focused on moving into the general election,” she said in an interview on MSNBC. “And I think that’s where we have to be because we’re going to have a tough campaign against a candidate who will literally say or do anything.”
She offered a preview of how she will campaign against Mr. Trump, casting his foreign policy as reckless and saying his attacks on her were in fact attacks on all women.
“When I listen to Donald Trump say some of what he’s saying about foreign policy and national security, even I find it scary,” she said. “He has given no indication that he understands the gravity of the responsibilities that go with being commander in chief and that will be a big part of my campaign.”
She cited his comments that in nuclear proliferation could make the world safer, that women who get abortions should be held criminally liable if abortion is illegal, and his suggestion that wages are too high.
She added that Mr. Trump has not laid out what he would do as president. “We’ve seen a lot of rhetoric. We’ve seen a lot of insults,” she said.
She also said she has been thrilled by the negative response to his comments that if she were not playing the “woman’s card” she wouldn’t get 5% of the vote, a comment that the Clinton campaign has mocked and used to raise $2.4 million in a few days.
“Most women see it as not just as about me. They s