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Former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton is shown in New York on April 17, 2014.
Former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton is shown in New York on April 17, 2014.
(ANDREW KELLY/REUTERS)

DAVID SHRIBMAN

Hillary Clinton’s winning presidential strategy: Do nothing

Hillary Rodham Clinton is not a candidate for president. But so far she’s been running a flawless presidential campaign.

There’s no contradiction in those two sentences. Ms. Clinton is clearly the candidate most Democrats want for 2016; she has done little to dissuade them that she eventually will be a candidate; and, in many senses, her partial withdrawal from public appearances only enhances her appeal and her prospects.