- Bernie Sanders is only doing as well as he is because of the faults of Hillary Clinton as a candidate, says Alex Castellanos
- Sanders promises the base something that energizes them; Hillary's attacks on him fall flat
Watch CNN's Iowa Town Hall with the Democratic presidential candidates at 9 p.m. ET Monday. Alex Castellanos, a Republican strategist, is the founder of Purple Strategies and NewRepublican.org. Follow him on Twitter @alexcast. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)Poor Hillary Clinton. She has the Sadim Touch; the Midas touch spelled backward.