MSNBC’s Roberts to Clinton Spox: ‘Do You Prefer Being the Underdog At This Point?’ Is Hillary ‘Healthy Enough’ for Debate?

On Thursday’s broadcast of “MSNBC Live,” host Thomas Roberts asked Clinton campaign press secretary Brian Fallon if he prefers being the underdog and whether Clinton was “healthy enough” “to take on Donald Trump in that first appearance?” Roberts asked Fallon, “Brian, you say you’re on offense, though, so, do you prefer being the underdog at this point?” Fallon answered, “Well, I don’t know who you’d call the underdog, or who’d be the favorite. I think, at this point it’s a very tight contest. And if Democrats and Independents and even some Republicans that have decided that Donald Trump is unfit to be president of the United States, were starting to take anything for granted, then I hope that these polls will serve as a wake up call to them. The reality is, we’ve known within the campaign here, for a long time, that no matter what the national polls showed in early August, that this was going to go right down to the wire.” Later, Roberts asked, after remarking that the Clinton campaign had “a super friends” of surrogates, “We’ve got 11 days to go until the first debate. Is Hillary Clinton healthy enough, and ready, prepared to take on