Team Clinton spent 2 years and $2 million to focus group Hillary’s ‘authenticity’? Sounds low

**Written by Doug Powers

Here’s proof-positive that Hillary Clinton is as authentic and sincere as time and money can buy:

Hillary Clinton began conducting focus groups and polling swing state voters as early as December 2014 to figure out how to brand herself and find a “rationale” for running for president.

Nearly two years before the election, Clinton’s team circulated a timeline of research objectives for which the nascent campaign would spend $2 million on focus groups and surveys, according to recently released hacked emails.

A “fundamental question” was how to brand Hillary as either “Badass/hip,” or a “Grandma.”

Obviously branding Hillary as “honest” was off the table because even the wealthiest Saudi Arabian Clinton Foundation donor doesn’t have the resources to finance that kind of Marshall Plan-style rebuild.

Hillary’s people have also poured at least a million bucks into fake accent training, but the return-on-investment is pretty low if you ask me:

**Written by Doug Powers

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