Hopeful MSNBC Host: Will Hillary's Attack on Obama Attract GOP Support in 2016?

August 13, 2014 | 4:57 PM EDT

[For more, see NewsBusters.] Liberals are shifting their focus from the unpopular Barack Obama to Hillary Clinton's potential 2016 bid and even MSNBC's getting into the act. Hardball guest host Steve Kornacki on Tuesday played up Hillary Clinton's criticism of the President as a possible overture to the Republican Party. According to The Atlantic, Clinton dismissed the Obama motto of "don't do stupid stuff" as "not an organizing principle for governing. Talking to former Republican governor Michael Steele, Kornacki wondered, "Is there a message here? You see Hillary Clinton sending to those Republicans, saying, yes, there is room on my bandwagon for you?"