Chasing Hillary by Amy Chozick review – my role in Clinton’s failure to become president

A reporter’s memoir details how the team surrounding the Democratic candidate treated journalists contemptuously and fell out with the liberal media

The New York Times reporter Amy Chozick knows that some of the liberal intelligentsia hold her partially responsible for the election of Donald Trump. The American right might still see the Times as a leftist paper, but pro-Hillary liberals believe it was unabashedly unfair to their candidate. It held her to impossible standards while making excuses for her crass, improbable opponent; it was infatuated with Clinton’s secret email server and the Russian email hack of the Democratic National Committee. In her new book, Chozick, who covered Clinton’s presidential campaigns for the Wall Street Journal in 2008, and then for the Times in 2016, wants us to know that she feels guilty about her role in Hillary’s failure to become the “FWP”, or First Woman President. Or, rather, that she ...