Hillary’s not so smooth path to the White House

posted at 5:01 pm on December 9, 2012 by Jazz Shaw

The Secretary of State is making all sort of headlines lately, and most of them don’t have much to do with her current job. (A woman with limitless options who is desired by 90% of the Democrats.) The word has hit the streets that Hillary Clinton’s future is pretty much cast in solid gold plated stone. At Town Hall, Steve Chapman identifies the lay of the land

The votes have been cast, the count has been completed, and we all know the winner of the presidential election. So now it’s just a matter of letting the Electoral College meet to make the outcome official. Then we can get along with planning the inauguration of Hillary Clinton.

True, it’s still four years away. But by now it’s clear that Republicans needn’t bother putting up a nominee. They may as well save their money and candidates for 2024, when Hillary will be ready to leave Washington and become a judge on “The Voice.”

The secretary of state is currently more popular than ice cream in August. Matched by Public Policy Polling against a field of other possible contenders for the 2016 Democratic nomination, she got 61 percent among primary voters — well ahead of second-place Joe Biden, with 12 percent….

In May, a Gallup survey found that 66 percent of those polled had a favorable opinion of her. Only 29 percent didn’t like her. Let’s face it, you could probably find that many people who don’t like Kermit the Frog.

So since it’s already pretty much over, I shouldn’t feel bad about airing a few grievances. For full disclosure, I do not come to this subject from some nonpartisan, detached position, as I’m about to explain. I do not like Hillary Clinton. In fact, I pretty much despise her, and have for quite some time. I was angry at her during her time as First Lady when duties involving public policy were essentially handed over to a non-elected (and thereby unaccountable) person simply because she was married to a politician. I was put off by her transparently political, “stand by your man” routine when Bill’s affairs were revealed. (Let’s face it, no matter how skillful of a politician he was, Bill Clinton was a dog. And as a husband he was an embarrassment. She should have had enough pride in herself to give him the boot.) I was frustrated with Hillary when she came on her first carpetbagging tour to my home state of New York to steal our Senate seat. (Though perhaps not as disgusted as I was with the people of the state who took to their fainting couches in droves to coronate her.) It just seems like every experience I’ve ever had involving Hillary Clinton was negative.

So is she really on a glide path to the White House if she decides to run? Just possibly not as much as some may think.

But she won’t have the smooth, flower-strewn path to the Oval Office that all this suggests. During her husband’s presidency, she was widely disliked for her hectoring manner, her more-liberal-than-Bill views and her often chilly personality. Not for nothing was she known in her college days as “Sister Frigidaire.”

It’s easy to forget that she was the architect of a major health insurance overhaul that ended in crashing failure. It’s easy to forget that when the Monica Lewinsky affair broke, she dismissed the allegations as slanders from a “vast right-wing conspiracy” trying to “undo the results of two elections.” It’s easy to forget that she was the most unpopular first lady on record.

If she enters the race, we would be reminded of the strife and scandal of the Clinton presidency. We would also be reminded that electing Hillary would mean bringing back Bill, with his notorious appetites and unpredictable impulses.

One or two bimbo eruptions could be fatal — and did you see that story the other day that Gennifer Flowers said he tried to renew their trysts?

I’m not sure how much of Chapman’s take on this is accurate prognostication and how much is wishful thinking, but I certainly hope it’s more of the former. There will have to be a primary, as there are plenty of Democrats who have an appetite for the big chair, and I refuse to believe everyone is just going to wave off the landing to pave the way for her. And the GOP isn’t just going to lay down and die. There is a long history between Hillary and the Republican Party, and plenty of stuff in the records which will all come to light again.

But the country definitely has an appetite to see the first woman president and there’s no denying it. And she’s leaving her current position with strong favorable numbers and four years to plan while having no responsibilities where she might slip up. If it comes to that, though, you can bet I’ll be working hard for the GOP nominee, no matter who we manage to put up next time. Like I said… I just don’t like the woman. And I’m not going to apologize for it.


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But the country definitely has an appetite to see the first woman president and there’s no denying it.

By all means elect the most evil corrupt woman in the US.

tom daschle concerned on December 9, 2012 at 5:05 PM

The Buffoon of Benghazi.

Real presidential material.

profitsbeard on December 9, 2012 at 5:05 PM

Ambassador Chris Stevens was unavailable for comment.

rbj on December 9, 2012 at 5:05 PM

Who ordered the “stand down” Hillary…?

Seven Percent Solution on December 9, 2012 at 5:07 PM

It’s pretty pathetic how someone like Shrillary, with no qualifications for much of anything and a record of incompetence and ineptitude that would shame most people into hiding, is considered for positions in charge of all sorts of assets and for making so much policy. The Affirmative Action mentality which took this nation to its grave is going to make the life of the American Socialist Superstate very short, indeed. And painful.

One positive thing I can say about Shrillary … her mathematical abilities probably eclipse Barky’s junior high school level by two grades. So, there’s that.

This is all so pathetic. I want a RESET OVERCHARGED!

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on December 9, 2012 at 5:09 PM

Who are we kidding? obambi and his crew will get the 22nd Amendment removed and he will get reelected 2 or 3 more times. And no I am not kidding.

VegasRick on December 9, 2012 at 5:13 PM

There’s also the whole, “Secretary of State when an ambassador was killed” thing she might have to contend with.

Sgt Steve on December 9, 2012 at 5:13 PM

The word has hit the streets that Hillary Clinton’s future is pretty much cast in solid gold plated stone.

Hmmmmm……..didn’t they say this back in 2008?

GarandFan on December 9, 2012 at 5:14 PM

It’s easy to forget that she was the architect of a major health insurance overhaul that ended in crashing failure.

And she supported Obamacare, which may also end in a crashing failure, given the states’ refusal to set up exchanges, and the First Amendment challenge alive again in the Fourth Circuit.

Wethal on December 9, 2012 at 5:14 PM

It’s pretty pathetic how someone like Shrillary obama, with no qualifications for much of anything and a record of incompetence and ineptitude that would shame most people into hiding, is considered for positions in charge of all sorts of assets and for making so much policy

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on December 9, 2012 at 5:09 PM

Precedance has been set.

BallisticBob on December 9, 2012 at 5:15 PM

What’s even more disturbing is that she would win in 2016 against anyone the GOP can dredge up. Let’s face it, if the GOP can not win against the worst president in living memory who presides over worst economy in living memory, then they certainly will lose against Hillary in 2016.

keep the change on December 9, 2012 at 5:17 PM

It’s easy to forget that she was the architect of a major health insurance overhaul that ended in crashing failure.

To be fair, Shrillary did manage to get the federal innoculation program through as one of the only parts of her health care destruction bill to survive – effectively having the feds take over the vaccination market “for the children” and killing the vaccine production sector, which is a good part of why we are always short and late with vaccines (though luckily, we tend to have fake Earth-ending virus scares surrounding most of these).

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on December 9, 2012 at 5:17 PM

The War on Women – by Jazz Shaw

Slade73 on December 9, 2012 at 5:18 PM

But the country definitely has an appetite to see the first woman president and there’s no denying it.

This country has an appetite for a whole lot of stupid lately.

JPeterman on December 9, 2012 at 5:18 PM

If the electorate signs up for 4 more years of Democrat rule after the 8 years of hell we’ll have just endured, I’m officially done with this country. We’re already f’ed anyway, but at the very least there better be 50.1% of the voters who can admit we don’t have to settle for this kind of mediocrity.

Doughboy on December 9, 2012 at 5:19 PM

Ugh.. Praying stuff happens because I want the Rs to win in 2016. My goal.. watching as all the annoying snots in Evanston cry at a bar and gloating loudly.

Illinidiva on December 9, 2012 at 5:20 PM

Is every president gonna have to be a “first” now? Terrific.

Slade73 on December 9, 2012 at 5:22 PM

Who are we kidding? obambi and his crew will get the 22nd Amendment removed and he will get reelected 2 or 3 more times. And no I am not kidding.

VegasRick on December 9, 2012 at 5:13 PM

You sound nuts to most people. Not me. Depending on results, we could be in for a long, wild ride.

As for this thread, don’t bet on Hillary. She is a dinosaur to the Dems right now.

The safe bet?

Barring some real disaster that can’t be blamed on someone else, the Dems are going to go for an Obama administration extension (that is how Chi town politics works) or a person of color to keep the Acorn voters animated. The master may also just look for a stooge.

IlikedAUH2O on December 9, 2012 at 5:23 PM

All other videos have been scrubbed from YouTube…

… but here is Hillary warming up for her Benghazi testimony.

Seven Percent Solution on December 9, 2012 at 5:24 PM

first transgender polyamorous Fred Savage lookalike president:

President Rachel Maddow

Slade73 on December 9, 2012 at 5:25 PM

Shes the closest thing you got to a Kennedy so she should sweep it.

Anyone notice that her mug is really showing the grazes she got from those sniper rounds in Tuzla?

With Hillary as President you get a complementary MoBro operative that will be the real power behind decisions on those icky Islam thingies.

BL@KBIRD on December 9, 2012 at 5:26 PM

Democrats only want her for president in 2016 because they think that enough people on the right respect her that she won’t suffer the backlash of the electorate after 8 years of Obama.

mintycrys on December 9, 2012 at 5:28 PM

IIRC, Monica Lewinsky is writing a tell-all.

That could make things interesting for the feminists. Hillary or Monica – whom to support? But for the blue dresss, Hillary would have smeared her as a flake out for hush money like Hillary did with Bill’s other victims.

Wethal on December 9, 2012 at 5:31 PM

You sound nuts to most people. Not me. Depending on results, we could be in for a long, wild ride.

As for this thread, don’t bet on Hillary. She is a dinosaur to the Dems right now.

The safe bet?

Barring some real disaster that can’t be blamed on someone else, the Dems are going to go for an Obama administration extension (that is how Chi town politics works) or a person of color to keep the Acorn voters animated. The master may also just look for a stooge.

IlikedAUH2O on December 9, 2012 at 5:23 PM

Then they are not paying attention. Just wait and see.

VegasRick on December 9, 2012 at 5:33 PM

I was frustrated with Hillary when she came on her first carpetbagging tour to my home state of New York to steal our Senate seat. (Though perhaps not as disgusted as I was with the people of the state who took to their fainting couches in droves to coronate her.)

When Pat Moynihan (an odd man in that he was a Democrat and yet a decent person) declined to seek reelection to the Senate, it opened up that seat for Hillary to steal. After he announced his retirement, he always looked like he had just watched someone run over his dog. I’ve always wondered what the Clintons did to make him step aside.

86 on December 9, 2012 at 5:34 PM

…I’m sick!

KOOLAID2 on December 9, 2012 at 5:34 PM

Anyone notice that her mug is really showing the grazes she got from those sniper rounds in Tuzla?

BL@KBIRD on December 9, 2012 at 5:26 PM

She has told friends not to plan any get-togethers until April after she leaves State.

A second face lift, fat farm and drying out are no doubt scheduled for the winter.

Wethal on December 9, 2012 at 5:34 PM

But the country definitely has an appetite to see the first woman president and there’s no denying it.

By all means elect the most evil corrupt woman in the US.

tom daschle concerned on December 9, 2012 at 5:05 PM

After Obama what’s the difference. The liberals will continue to do this because we allow it.

kim roy on December 9, 2012 at 5:36 PM

But the country definitely has an appetite to see the first woman president and there’s no denying it.

As long as this “appetite” for tangibly meaningless “first ever” fill-in-blank designations as “qualifications” supercedes the desire to elect a President based on policy preferences, the country will suffer from its own shallowness and stupidity.

fitzfong on December 9, 2012 at 5:37 PM

It’s worth noting that she was inevitable in 2008, as well.

It’s even worth more noting that the biggest obstacle standing in the way of a Hillary presidency is what happens to America over the next four years.

That could make things interesting for the feminists. Hillary or Monica – whom to support?

Yeah, I’m thinking that wouldn’t be a tough one. You remember they supported Bill over Monica.

HitNRun on December 9, 2012 at 5:37 PM

we’re gonna get that evil Film Maker if it’s the last thing we do

Slade73 on December 9, 2012 at 5:39 PM

I’m sure she’s on this: Venezuela’s Chavez Names Successor as He Leaves for Cuba

davidk on December 9, 2012 at 5:41 PM

The idea that the democrats will now run anyone other than a black person, is laughable.

In the new tribal America, skin color trumps all.

Rebar on December 9, 2012 at 5:42 PM

Good grief, are the libs so full of stale ideas that the best they can come up with is propping up a Clinton…again? What are we, a monarchy now? Please, the Clintons have been around long enough. I would say that after the way she handled Behghazi she’d be forced to retire, but we all know that never happens to royalty. Their next choice will probably be Sandra Fluke.

scalleywag on December 9, 2012 at 5:43 PM

there are real dangers in the world, but mostly just Film Makers

Slade73 on December 9, 2012 at 5:43 PM

Can you imagine what she would look like after 4 years of the presidency?

For what it’s worth I don’t think she’s going to run. The alternatives- money, adoring crowds, freedomom of movement- and all without the stress of being president during what are sure to be economically and politically hard times will lure her away. We are headed for some very tough years- who in their right mind would want to step up and get the blame? That’s not the legacy she wants.

Scotsman on December 9, 2012 at 5:47 PM

Hey, remember à la 1992, voters will get “two for the price of one” if they elect Hillary to the Presidency in 2016!

What could go wrong?

[This is all assuming against probability, of course, that we still exist then in some semblance of insolvency, as some form of Republic, and King Obama has voluntarily left office (most likely for a more challenging job more suitable to his monomaniacal narcissism and personal expenses/corruptibility ... perhaps to head the U.N., where he can defiantly bring to the entire world the destruction he has and will wrought upon America).]

The only mysteries then will be: in which D.C. hotel will the First Gigolo be sleeping; with how many; with whom; and, on which nights? Americans will want to know this above all else, and the Presidential Press Corpses will no doubt slobberingly oblige …

ShainS on December 9, 2012 at 5:48 PM

Hey- we could have Clinton verses Bush, round 2. Then do it again in 20 years with Chelsea verses the younger matching bush.

Scotsman on December 9, 2012 at 5:49 PM

The idea that the democrats will now run anyone other than a black person, is laughable.

In the new tribal America, skin color trumps all.

Rebar on December 9, 2012 at 5:42 PM

Michelle Arugula Obama, the first second!

profitsbeard on December 9, 2012 at 5:50 PM

there are real dangers in the world, but mostly just Film Makers

Slade73 on December 9, 2012 at 5:43 PM

I’m looking forward to SNF tonight so bob costus can explain why cars need to be eliminated.

VegasRick on December 9, 2012 at 5:51 PM

This affirmative action stuff is getting way out of hand. What else can it be? Rodham Clinton has no better resume than Obama. And after a four year world-vacation, her resume is no better.

We are so screwed. And it’s not because of people like Obama and clinton. It’s because of the dumb-ass 51% that have no ideal what they’re voting for.

Alabama Infidel on December 9, 2012 at 5:51 PM

What exactly are Hillary Clinton’s accomplishments, not her titles, but her achievements?

onlineanalyst on December 9, 2012 at 5:51 PM

we on the right are clueless about the facts on the ground nowadays

Hillary will dominate whoever we nominate in 2016 if she chooses to

People inexplicably love her. 60-70% of women will happily vote for her

The media adores her and will be more in the tank for her than they were for Obozo

All the work we will do, primary campaigning, debates, etc will be irrelevant if we allow Hillary to waltz unscathed into the 2016 election

Here’s a hint– past deeds no longer matter, accomplishments no longer matter, facts no longer matter

Politics is now a reality show contest, it’s about the cult of personality

Unless we derail the Clinton 2016 candidate now, we’ll have permanent leftist domination of the White House until 2024. Think about that

Attack Hillary now. Forget Susan Rice, hell forget Obama.

Hang the Benghazi albatross around Hillary’s neck now, and keep it there for 4 years.

Hammer her record as SOS and her abject failure with the Arab Spring in Egypt, Libya, now Syria

Don’t let the media wax nostalgic about Bill. Remind everyone about what a disgusting pervert Bill was, how corrupt his admin was instead of letting the media rewrite the Clinton legacy in rosy terms

We need to play their game. Destroy HIllary now, train our fire on her for 4 years and don’t let up. They’ve already sicced their lapdogs in the media on Rubio 4 years in advance.

Otherwise we don’t have a prayer in 2016, and the Republic is lost

thurman on December 9, 2012 at 5:54 PM

What has this woman ever done? I’m at a loss.

scalleywag on December 9, 2012 at 5:54 PM

What exactly are Hillary Clinton’s accomplishments, not her titles, but her achievements?

onlineanalyst on December 9, 2012 at 5:51 PM

She has a stellar record in trading cattle futures … even if she couldn’t remember a single trade she had made while flipping contracts like a pro. She also had an interesting immunity to margin calls, which was cool.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on December 9, 2012 at 5:54 PM

She can run against Bush. No really. Bush destroyed all that economic genius policy of BJ’s. No really, the left will advance this.

tom daschle concerned on December 9, 2012 at 5:55 PM

What has this woman ever done? I’m at a loss.

scalleywag on December 9, 2012 at 5:54 PM

She destroyed domestic production of vaccines.

tom daschle concerned on December 9, 2012 at 5:56 PM

She was one of the less stupid members of Obama’s Cabinet.

Illinidiva on December 9, 2012 at 5:56 PM

At least her admiration for Saul Alinsky is in writing. That’s a start.

Which reminds me, once again, what is it about a President’s college records (and note, I’m not talking about his grades, I’m talking about the most innocuous of information – the courses he took and his senior thesis) that make them top secret, classified information?

Does that still not bother anyone? He doesn’t know Bill Ayers from Adam’s housecat. He has no idea what his pastor ever said in a sermon because he only listened to the choir sing. He has no clue how the divorce records of his opponents happened to be released days before his election – twice – opponents he trailed in both cases. And his college records are a matter of national security.

Folks, mark this down. One of these days, the mask will come off.

Let’s hope it’s not too late to repair the damage from this fool’s errand called the Obama Presidency.

Oh, right, this is about Hillary. The difference between them, under the mask, is negligible.

IndieDogg on December 9, 2012 at 5:56 PM

there is Iran, Syria, Pakistan, and nuclear proliferation

but more importantly, there are film makers that need locking up

Slade73 on December 9, 2012 at 5:57 PM

I would say that after the way she handled Behghazi she’d be forced to retire, but we all know that never happens to royalty. Their next choice will probably be Sandra Fluke.

scalleywag on December 9, 2012 at 5:43 PM

Being demonstrably incompetent, inept, and clueless is a resume’ enhancer for a Dim candidate.

Our once-great nation is truly an Obamanation now. Saw an article this morning about those Chrysler union auto workers who were caught on videotape a couple of years ago, swilling booze and smoking joints on their lunch break, before heading back to their jobs building cars to carry American families. Remember the outrage? The workers were fired. But they’ve recently all been re-hired by Chrysler, thanks to the union’s efforts on their behalf. I bet they probably received back-pay as well. But it’s only fair, right? Requiring workers not to be drunk or stoned while on the job would clearly be racist or homophobic or xenophobic . . . or something.

AZCoyote on December 9, 2012 at 5:57 PM

I’m looking forward to SNF tonight so bob costus can explain why cars need to be eliminated.

VegasRick on December 9, 2012 at 5:51 PM

don’t forget Subway trains

Slade73 on December 9, 2012 at 5:57 PM

But the country definitely has an appetite to see the first woman president and there’s no denying it.

Calling President Palin.

tencole on December 9, 2012 at 5:58 PM

LADY PARTS! fat, old, drunken, communist, lying, traitorous LADY PARTS!

Pork-Chop on December 9, 2012 at 6:00 PM

By all means elect the most evil corrupt woman in the US.

tom daschle concerned on December 9, 2012 at 5:05 PM

We’re going to elect Nancy Pelosi?

Shump on December 9, 2012 at 6:04 PM

What has this woman ever done? I’m at a loss.

scalleywag on December 9, 2012 at 5:54 PM

Bill.

Limerick on December 9, 2012 at 6:04 PM

Bill.

Limerick on December 9, 2012 at 6:04 PM

I’d venture to say she’s done Huma more times than Bill in recent history

Slade73 on December 9, 2012 at 6:07 PM

What has this woman ever done? I’m at a loss.

scalleywag on December 9, 2012 at 5:54 PM

Bill.

Limerick on December 9, 2012 at 6:04 PM

… and Huma Abedin.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ju3Apn6Hqw

Pork-Chop on December 9, 2012 at 6:08 PM

I’d venture to say she’s done Huma more times than Bill in recent history

Slade73 on December 9, 2012 at 6:07 PM

Not saying you are wrong, but Hillary + Huma = Chelsea is a stretch.

Limerick on December 9, 2012 at 6:10 PM

A second face lift, fat farm and drying out are no doubt scheduled for the winter.
Wethal on December 9, 2012 at 5:34 PM

She’ll need Felix Baumgartner in a Red Bull Stratos capsule to lift that face far enough.

Marcola on December 9, 2012 at 6:10 PM

But the country definitely has an appetite to see the first woman president and there’s no denying it.

Calling President Palin.

tencole on December 9, 2012 at 5:58 PM

You didn’t get the Memo. Republican Women are not really women. Black Republicans are not really Black, etc, etc, etc.

Alabama Infidel on December 9, 2012 at 6:13 PM

Wethal on December 9, 2012 at 5:34 PM

Drying out is a given. Those rummy eyes are hard to hide.

Limerick on December 9, 2012 at 6:13 PM

Things change and liberals don’t.

Liam on December 9, 2012 at 6:15 PM

Not saying you are wrong, but Hillary + Huma = Chelsea is a stretch.

Limerick on December 9, 2012 at 6:10 PM

That would be an amazing turn of events. Worthy of a film even. But we all know what happens to film makers in America.

Slade73 on December 9, 2012 at 6:17 PM

Can’t see it happening. When primary time comes where does the black vote go, -another old white person or another black man? Could Herself win the primary with white democratics and then get the black vote back in the general?

slickwillie2001 on December 9, 2012 at 6:18 PM

Who are we kidding? obambi and his crew will get the 22nd Amendment removed and he will get reelected 2 or 3 more times. And no I am not kidding.

VegasRick on December 9, 2012 at 5:13 PM

Why not? Since the courts have accepted the nutty theory of disparate outcome over causation, the 22nd could be struck down by some wise latinas on the basis that it is racist.

slickwillie2001 on December 9, 2012 at 6:22 PM

All I remember is that she was under sniper fire.

Stoic Patriot on December 9, 2012 at 6:23 PM

Considering that Barky’s ineligible to begin with, the 22nd amendment doesn’t even apply to him, anyway.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on December 9, 2012 at 6:23 PM

Hillary would be good for President of the Film Makers Association

Slade73 on December 9, 2012 at 6:33 PM

We need to play their game. Destroy HIllary now, train our fire on her for 4 years and don’t let up. They’ve already sicced their lapdogs in the media on Rubio 4 years in advance.

Otherwise we don’t have a prayer in 2016, and the Republic is lost

thurman on December 9, 2012 at 5:54 PM

You are absolutely correct, but nothing will happen. The GOP does not have the stomach to do what you are asking and the right (as it is) sit around and complain waiting for someone else to do it for them.

And then wonder what happened.

kim roy on December 9, 2012 at 6:37 PM

slickwillie2001 on December 9, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Well, ha, you see it too? one of our guys here and I were called Ahats by a lefty I know.

Speaking of other than right wing opinions, I was asked to pass along that Hill and many of her die hard supporters and workers are in a state of schadenfreude over the great scouting and predicting of Dick Morris and Karl Rove during the recent Republican campaign*.

I will not incur the wraith of the righties again by waxing positive about Hill since I know one prosperous and preposterous old lady who stands with her like a pet with an imperfect owner. Secretary Hillary Clinton is talented but I can’t see her politics or marketability. She is not the worst but…

And when are you guys going to get an economist like mine to let the air out of the Clinton Magic with the economy that has been created?

Easy to explain, just check the web.

IlikedAUH2O on December 9, 2012 at 6:38 PM

She has the plastic surgeon and AA vote sewed up.

If only she can do the same to Bill’s lips.

profitsbeard on December 9, 2012 at 6:41 PM

The bigger obstacle are the new-blood Democrats who, like Obama, won’t just hand the nomination to Hilary just because it’s her turn.

With that said, a Democrat will undoubtedly win in 2016. Maybe Castro, maybe Booker, Maybe Cuomo (although I think we may have seen the last white male from either party at the top of the ticket for a while.) The math is getting ugly. The Democrats outnumber us by a five million popular vote margin. Their base doesn’t care about the likely consequences of the next four years (more debt, stagnant economy, poor jobs outlook, foreign policy disasters.) As long as they get their free $hit, it’s all good. I just don’t see where we can improve our numbers enough to win.

It’s funny in a sad, kill-yourself kinda way. The Dems are picking who their 2016 candidate in, while the GOP voters couldn’t care less.

SAMinVA on December 9, 2012 at 6:41 PM

scalleywag on December 9, 2012 at 5:54 PM

Bill.

Limerick on December 9, 2012 at 6:04 PM

:) Who are we kidding though, it’s no longer a requisite to have been a success at anything, to have character, or honor to become POTUS. All you need is money. Lots and lots of money. And all you need to get that is campaign on a bunch of BS for 4 years and watch it roll in. You don’t have to show credentials, stand by an academic record, hell, you could have graduated college with a 2.1gpa, Americans don’t care. We just saw it happen for the 2nd time in 4 years.

scalleywag on December 9, 2012 at 6:47 PM

Don’t worry, the GOP will put up a decent candidate against her…ah, never mind, the sarc just isn’t worth the effort anymore.

fossten on December 9, 2012 at 6:48 PM

Who are we kidding? obambi and his crew will get the 22nd Amendment removed and he will get reelected 2 or 3 more times. And no I am not kidding.

VegasRick on December 9, 2012 at 5:13 PM

Porter Stansberry (who has an amazing track record with his predictions) agrees, and has been warning about this very thing and has laid out the scenario in great detail. This is a real possibility and should be kept at the forefront of our minds.

Pork-Chop on December 9, 2012 at 6:49 PM

Elect the one and only woman in this country who, unlike Nancy Pelosi, Barbara Boxer, and Michelle Obama, does indeed have the listing on her resume as her being a former broom factory test pilot!

pilamaye on December 9, 2012 at 6:53 PM

It doesn’t matter how many times Hillary effs up, as long as she has the support of the 64 million yo yos who re-elected Obama. she is ALWAYS a threat to be our next president.And she can use the WOMAN factor the same way Obama used the BLACK.

I hate to say this but perhaps the expected upcoming DEPRESSION will be the only thing that stands between Hillary and the 2016 presidency.

MaiDee on December 9, 2012 at 6:53 PM

We’re going to elect Nancy Pelosi?

Shump on December 9, 2012 at 6:04 PM

hahaha

scalleywag on December 9, 2012 at 6:55 PM

It’s easy to forget that she was the architect of a major health insurance overhaul that ended in crashing failure.

How about that travel gate?

Plenty if stuff there in the past to bring up. But of course… that would take effort on the part of the GOP. And besides… the media would frown on that and Republicans might be called names. So they’ll sit and ignore her past while she digs clear back into whether or not her Republican opponent was caught cheating on a high school math test.

JellyToast on December 9, 2012 at 6:58 PM

There’s always a chance that, like the Clintons, the big Oaf in Chief will turn around mid 2013 and start pushing his wife to run for office. First. Black. Woman. Try running against that, you misogynistic, racist GOP. Again, absolutely no qualifications, never done anything of note except grow a garden and tick off elementary students at the cafeteria, but people don’t care about qualifications anyway.

scalleywag on December 9, 2012 at 7:01 PM

If there is a God in Heaven, this horrible woman will just go away and leave us alone.

Jim - PRS on December 9, 2012 at 7:26 PM

I dislike Hillary for all the reasons Jazz mentions. Was hoping with all my heart that she wouldn’t win the primary in ’08 for two reasons 1-she’d make a terrible president and had no qualifications and 2-if she lost there was no way this country would elect an even lesser qualified Obama…

hopeful on December 9, 2012 at 7:33 PM

she’s running. The first clue was sending out Rice on the tv circuit. Brilliant move actually…A..protect Hill..and B give the left ammo to shoot anyone that criticizes Rice as a bigot

So win-win. Now Hill has great foreign policy experience and good will from the left…i.e., she won’t be dismantling Obamaism anytimme soon. Win-Win

and, i think she’s got a better than 50/50 shot at winning. First female…compared to War on Women. She’ll re-energize all the people who were Ds but unhappy that she didn’t win in 08

seriously, i see no roadblocks…sure, she lacks the ‘charisma’ of barry…not quite the Entertainment Preezy…but people will be wanting a serious person by that time

and all the ‘intelligentsia’ can be proud of the country…again

r keller on December 9, 2012 at 7:45 PM

Obama will offer Hillary the first Supreme Court vacancy in his second term.

Hillary will accept.

Condi Rice will be the first woman President.

str8tface on December 9, 2012 at 7:48 PM

Um she ran in 2008 and lost. We are suppose to believe she will easily win in 2016? LOL!

terryannonline on December 9, 2012 at 7:59 PM

My wife and I keep talking about the things that made Romney unacceptable. Hugh Hewitt had an interview with a churchman (whom I don’t remember) who said that there were many Evangelicals and Christians who wouldn’t vote for Romney since they felt he had no compassion for the poor.

Wealth, birth control, elitism, the war on women. We keep coming back to the one person who could have kicked Obambi’s butt and been bulletproof against all of them.

Sarah Palin.

I think there are two contenders for 2016, when we are 3 years closer (yes, 3, since we will be deep into the primaries 3 years from now) to the complete societal collapse (see the Soviet Union for potential scenarios). Palin and Rand Paul. I think we will be seeing a lot more of both over the next three years…

deadite on December 9, 2012 at 8:38 PM

Palin and Rand Paul

If Palin wanted the presidency she would have run this year. She didn’t.

terryannonline on December 9, 2012 at 8:46 PM

… Palin and Rand Paul. I think we will be seeing a lot more of both over the next three years…

deadite on December 9, 2012 at 8:38 PM

Let’s hope so. SARAH PALIN is my number one pick for 2016 – she is exactly what America needs, and over the next couple of years, this will become abundantly clear to more and more Americans. Allen West and Rand Paul are close seconds.

Run-Sarah-Run!

Pork-Chop on December 9, 2012 at 8:50 PM

At 3:00a.m. she’s as stupid as Obama, contrary to assumptions.

May she end up in Depends, in a creche, soon, with Michael Tomasky wiping her butt.

Schadenfreude on December 9, 2012 at 9:11 PM

as long as republicrats and conservatards stick with their sick perverse religious cults and abortion nonsense you fools won’t win anything ever again. Ride economics THERE you have an ever so small edge on the libralstupes and demicans. RELIGION IS FOR THE DUMB, SCARED AND FEEBLE MINDED if you realize that then maybe the GOOD parts of your message like smaller government(which you don’t really embrace) will finally get through.

Your Mamma loves me on December 9, 2012 at 9:24 PM

Her performance during Benghazi and the way she manages her marriage to ‘Her-Husband-The-President’ should be enough for even the most untrained of eyes to see her for what she is.

Notice that none of this are we hearing from the former first lady herself. Seems like this pablum gets fed to the media and it’s they who sanitize and run with it.

TimBuk3 on December 9, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Your Mamma loves me on December 9, 2012 at 9:24 PM

You didn’t sound very convinced.

CurtZHP on December 9, 2012 at 9:54 PM

She’s said she’s done with politics, if she runs then she’s a flip flopper and the left HATES FLIP FLOPPERS. Especially, really really rich ones.

Wagthatdog on December 9, 2012 at 9:58 PM

I just hope that Vince Foster’s “suicide” Arkansas style is not forgotten..Travelgate, Bengazigate, Sir Edmund Hillary, cattle futures, sniper fire in Bosnia, Rose Law firm billing, Whitewater,Ron Brown’s timely demise in a plane crash with a bullet hole in his head…and on and on it goes..if we had to pick 2 to hammer on.. Bengazigate and Vince Foster are at the top of the list…look at the Arkanzide list of all the people connected to the Klintooon’s who have met a violent death, starting at the beginning of their “careers”!!!!

Xango Annie on December 9, 2012 at 10:04 PM

Same here… my first thought upon reading the story line was:

Vince Foster could not be reached for comment.

viking01 on December 9, 2012 at 10:24 PM

Hillary Clinton vs. Jeb Bush. A dream contest. /s

tommy71 on December 9, 2012 at 10:39 PM

Your Mamma loves me on December 9, 2012 at 9:24 PM

You’re a real “special” kind of stupid, aren’t you?

Solaratov on December 9, 2012 at 10:43 PM

If Bob Dole and John McCain were too old to be elected President, Shrillary sure as hell will fit into that category.

But of course, pointing out her pushing 70 by the next elections will surely be sexist.

Dr. ZhivBlago on December 9, 2012 at 11:09 PM

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