by Daily Bell Staff
The Daily Bell
What Is Wonks For Hillary? … If you happen to be receiving emails from Hillary Clinton’s campaign, then you undoubtedly received an email last night with the subject line “We need wonks, [Your Name].” After some mild confusion, you might be wondering: What is Wonks for Hillary? – Bustle
Like her husband, Hillary is fond of being portrayed as a policy “wonk.”
It’s hard work of course as “wonks” tend to the engine of legislation. They are not interested in the glamour of government but in using the bureaucracy in creative ways to “make a difference.”
Or so we are told.
The word wonk … [can mean] a studious or hardworking person, or a person who takes an excessive interest in minor details of political policy — and that latter definition is exactly what Hillary’s campaign is honing in on.