Hillary and Machiavelli

Quite often lately I've heard Hillary (Democrats) described as Machiavellian. Here's a definition: 1. being or acting in accordance with the principles of government analyzed in Machiavelli's The Prince, in which political expediency is placed above morality and the use of craft and deceit to maintain the authority and carry out the policies of a ruler is described. 2. characterized by subtle or unscrupulous cunning, deception, expediency, or dishonesty: