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December 28, 2015

Jim Webb Lights Into Hillary, Signalling Possible Third Party Run?

This isn't so great if you're thinking Trump will be the GOP candidate, because Webb will target the exact disaffected conservative Democrat demographic that Trump has a chance to steal.

So what else could go wrong.

When Jim Webb, the former Virginia senator and Navy secretary, left the Democratic primary race in October, he hinted that he might mount an independent run for president. That looks more likely now that Webb has blasted his party’s front-runner for her "inept leadership" as secretary of state.

"Hillary Clinton should be called to account for her inept leadership that brought about the chaos in Libya, and the power vacuums that resulted in the rest of the region," Webb wrote in a Facebook post Saturday. "While she held that office, the U.S. spent about $2 billion backing the Libyan uprising against Qaddafi. The uprising, which was part of the Arab Spring, led directly to Qaddafi being removed. . . . Now some 2,000 ISIS terrorists have established a foothold in Libya. Who is taking her to task for this?"

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