Blast away at Hillary for now, Karl Rove tells GOP hopefuls, but he warns that next year’s nom must go further and risk controversial stands to win. In his first Newsweek column, Rove advises the nominee to tackle tough topics like health care and minority issues. “Against a Democrat who calculates almost everything, being seen as someone who says what he believes in a direct way will help.”
Many call Hillary the next president, Rove concedes, but "in reality, she's eminently beatable." Her lack of political charm and history on health care help "explain why, for a front runner in an open race for the presidency, she has the highest negatives in history." But the GOP must tackle tough topics like health care, the economy, and minority issues to show why the presidency "should not go to another person named Clinton."