Her campaign was a textbook exercise in trying to thread the needle (unsuccessfully).
Kanye West says he unsuccessfully pitched the idea of leather sweatpants to Fendi six years ago.
Author Hunter S. Thompson unsuccessfully ran for sheriff of Pitkin County in 1971 as the candidate of the Freak Power Party.
Mark Warner is a former Governor of Virginia who also unsuccessfully ran for Senate against John Warner in 1996.
My agent finally caved and told my editor that I was in rehab after she had unsuccessfully tried to reach me a few times.
It was burnt by the Normans in 858, and unsuccessfully besieged by them in 911.
"It might go quite well," he answered, unsuccessfully nonchalant.
Since then his whole time had been occupied in promoting the cause against her father, and not unsuccessfully.
And the Germans are working hard and not unsuccessfully to cripple it.
Consequently, nature is thwarted by ignorance, and the individual drags on unsuccessfully in a hated pursuit through life.