Carville: The pressure on Hillary Clinton for a 2016 run will be “unimaginable”

posted at 10:01 pm on March 26, 2013 by Erika Johnsen

No kidding. How the tables have turned: Team GOP has a whole roster of savvy, fresh-faced up-and-comers, while the Democrats’ bench is looking decidedly less dynamic and their best bets lying in generation old school. That’s not to say another super-candidate couldn’t come out of the woodwork somewhere between now and the next campaign cycle, but it looks like the top tier currently consists of Clinton and Joe Biden — and if I were a Democrat, I would be leaning heavily on Hillary. The last election made me wary of dismissing or underestimating anyone, but when I try to imagine Joe Biden fronting a presidential campaign… my only conscious thought is that of a vague, indefinable buzzing inside my ears.

I think it’ll be unimaginable. I mean, if — I just go around the country and if there’s a Democrat that does not want her to run, I have not met them. Now she is her own person and seems perfectly willing to resist that kind of pressure, but in terms of encouragement, I don’t think there’s ever been anybody that is a prohibitive front-runner for a party’s nomination as former Secretary of State Clinton is right now. You can feel it out there wherever I go and whenever people talk to me, it’s the same thing.


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“Why, at this point, does it matter?”

That’s why.

Curtiss on March 26, 2013 at 10:05 PM

She best get a few more facelifts then and cut down on the booze.

VorDaj on March 26, 2013 at 10:06 PM

Failed Secretary of State to….

Commander in Chief..

Like a glove..
They say..
Whatever..

Electrongod on March 26, 2013 at 10:06 PM

So? Four more years of heavy drinking should do her in.

KCB on March 26, 2013 at 10:06 PM

Hillary will run with Michelle Obama as her running mate. They will win in a landslide and continue fleecing the country. Americans now want free stuff. When we become Cyprus, they’ll blame Republicans as we go whistling to the graveyard.

simkeith on March 26, 2013 at 10:07 PM

So? Four more years of heavy drinking should do her in.

KCB on March 26, 2013 at 10:06 PM

…and a few aneurisms!

KOOLAID2 on March 26, 2013 at 10:08 PM

Carville: The pressure on Hillary Clinton for a 2016 run will be “unimaginable”

Not to mention the spectre of her emails floating around.

BobMbx on March 26, 2013 at 10:09 PM

Yeah but Hillary is not very smart.

BL@KBIRD on March 26, 2013 at 10:10 PM

Maybe,thats why HilRod has Re-Positioned herself!!!!!!!!!!

Hillary Clinton announces support for gay marriage – @HRC

Mar 18, 2013, 10:47 a.m. from http://www.youtube.com by editor
===========================================================

http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/us-same-sex-marriage

canopfor on March 26, 2013 at 10:11 PM

We all know how Killary copes with pressure.

steebo77 on March 26, 2013 at 10:11 PM

Hillary 2016: “What difference does it make?!”

We should be making these bumper stickers now!

ThePrez on March 26, 2013 at 10:11 PM

I got my campaign contributions from Norman Hsu
He gave me money that I sure could use
People love it when I lose,
They love my dirty laundry

Well, I coulda been suing a McDonalds, but I married up
I just have to look good compared to the rest, I dont have to be clear
Come and whisper dirty tricks in my ear
See my dirty laundry

See me when Im up
See me when Im down
See me when Im up
See me when Im down
See me when Im up
See me go round and round

We got the silky-pony who
Comes on all poor like
He can tell you bout channeling the dead with a gleam
In his eye
Its interesting when people die-
See his dirty laundry

Can we trash Obama yet?
You know, the boys in my campaign got a
Running bet
Got the dirt on him all set!
I love others dirty laundry

You dont really need to know whats going on
You dont really want to know just how far Ive gone
Just leave me well enough alone
Eat my dirty laundry

See me when Im up
See me when Im down
See me when Im up
See me when Im down

See me when Im up
See me when Im down
See me when Im stiff
See me when Im talkin southern black all around

My dirty little secrets
My dirty little lies
Ive got my dirty little fingers in everybodys pie
I love to cut em down to size
I love dirty laundry

I can do the innuendo
I can pounce and I can sing
When its all said and done I havent told you a thing
You all know that my crap is king
Give me dirty laundry!

VorDaj on March 26, 2013 at 10:11 PM

Name one memorable accomplishment she made at State. He’ll, name any accomplishment.

Curtiss on March 26, 2013 at 10:12 PM

Not to mention the spectre of her emails floating around.

BobMbx on March 26, 2013 at 10:09 PM

No doubt the New York Times, Washington Post, and LA Times will devote multiple front-page stories to presenting Hillary Clinton’s e-mails in the worst possible light.

J.S.K. on March 26, 2013 at 10:13 PM

B.O. could leave his jeans wardrobe for her. Might have to let the waist out a little.

tbear44 on March 26, 2013 at 10:14 PM

Hillary will not win. She is too old, and has way too many skeletons in her closet…..Just kidding…. I mean this is the same electorate that voted for Obummer twice, so Hillary is a lock to win….

Raquel Pinkbullet on March 26, 2013 at 10:14 PM

Reset.

Heh. Yeah, that was a good one.

Curtiss on March 26, 2013 at 10:15 PM

Ill vote for her.

Rusty Allen on March 26, 2013 at 10:16 PM

Name one memorable accomplishment she made at State. He’ll, name any accomplishment.

Curtiss on March 26, 2013 at 10:12 PM

…she didn’t get a cigar… in her vay-jay?

KOOLAID2 on March 26, 2013 at 10:16 PM

B.O. could leave his jeans wardrobe for her. Might have to let the waist out a little.

tbear44 on March 26, 2013 at 10:14 PM

It would be much easier for her to just go down to GI Joes and get a pup tent.

VorDaj on March 26, 2013 at 10:16 PM

It’s a cruel world when you’re gay and have a fetish for bald headed men and then you remember that carville is a straight and married. That’s all I got.

GhoulAid on March 26, 2013 at 10:16 PM

No kidding. How the tables have turned: Team GOP has a whole roster of savvy, fresh-faced up-and-comers, while the Democrats’ bench is looking decidedly less dynamic and their best bets lying in generation old school.
=====================

DemoRats are stuck,back in the 1800′s!!!!

Maybes resurrect Dick Gephardt!
(sarc)

canopfor on March 26, 2013 at 10:16 PM

KOOLAID2 on March 26, 2013 at 10:16 PM

That conjures up some very unpleasant mental images.

Curtiss on March 26, 2013 at 10:18 PM

…and a few aneurisms!

KOOLAID2 on March 26, 2013 at 10:08 PM

I hear the Chelsea may adopt the Latest Fashion Accessory because of the near travesties in her family..

99.6% correct on this

Electrongod on March 26, 2013 at 10:21 PM

I can’t see the OFA types settling for a fat, ugly and old white woman after the first black president. There will be an entire slate of new democratic party faces, young blacks and hispanics, that will challenge her in a primary. They will all see 2016 as an easy win, and each will claim to be Obama II.

slickwillie2001 on March 26, 2013 at 10:21 PM

I can’t see the OFA types settling for a fat, ugly and old white woman after the first black president.

slickwillie2001 on March 26, 2013 at 10:21 PM

She does have that black, Southern dialect..

When she wants to..

OK..

But with some practice….

Electrongod on March 26, 2013 at 10:23 PM

Name one memorable accomplishment she he made at State while a junior Senator from Illinois. Hell, name any accomplishment.

Curtiss on March 26, 2013 at 10:12 PM

See how that works?

Cleombrotus on March 26, 2013 at 10:23 PM

hillary wins in 2016. she keeps the obama legacy alive, and has that whole, first woman president thingy.

we’ll have a polite timid elderly white guy, who’ll be caught on tape saying something stupid, and not have the werewithal to simply ignore it and attack, attack, attack.

renalin on March 26, 2013 at 10:26 PM

GhoulAid on March 26, 2013 at 10:16 PM

I was detoured to u tube and a blind Amazon snake today from the LICK site.

The snake looks a lot like Carville.

IlikedAUH2O on March 26, 2013 at 10:27 PM

The HillaryPhone…

Nope..

She has no hope..
Or change

Electrongod on March 26, 2013 at 10:28 PM

Scary.

I have a pic of a Roman Emperor who looks just like Ed Morissey. Even the smile is the same.

They didn’t have hair club then.

IlikedAUH2O on March 26, 2013 at 10:29 PM

hillary wins in 2016. she keeps the obama legacy alive, and has that whole, first woman president thingy.

we’ll have a polite timid elderly white guy, who’ll be caught on tape saying something stupid, and not have the werewithal to simply ignore it and attack, attack, attack.

renalin on March 26, 2013 at 10:26 PM

…you think Senile McCain will run again?
…Joe Biteme won’t change parties…will he?

KOOLAID2 on March 26, 2013 at 10:29 PM

Name one memorable accomplishment she made at State. He’ll, name any accomplishment.

Curtiss on March 26, 2013 at 10:12 PM

Curtiss:After smacking her head,HilRod,did not need a ,

Doctors Note,for her Employer!!
(sarc).

canopfor on March 26, 2013 at 10:30 PM

IlikedAUH2O on March 26, 2013 at 10:29 PM

I don’t believe you.

Rusty Allen on March 26, 2013 at 10:32 PM

Scary.

I have a pic of a Roman Emperor who looks just like Ed Morissey. Even the smile is the same.

They didn’t have hair club then.

IlikedAUH2O on March 26, 2013 at 10:29 PM

ILikeedAU20:0

*** Gots a Linky?????!!!!! **********
(sarc)

canopfor on March 26, 2013 at 10:32 PM

OT/…I want a chick with big breasts…to drop in with the “Hot Air” red shirt… all the time!…too many gay threads is making me sick of that guy!

KOOLAID2 on March 26, 2013 at 10:33 PM

Snakes need love too. I’m gonna marry a snake soon after gay marriage goes through. Then we will add the garden hose into our marriage. And we will demand that the Catholic Church recognizes it. And president Hillary will make damn sure of it.

GhoulAid on March 26, 2013 at 10:34 PM

Hillary 2016: “What difference does it make?!”

We should be making these bumper stickers now!

ThePrez on March 26, 2013 at 10:11 PM

ThePrez:Now that,is a Brilliant Money Maker:)

canopfor on March 26, 2013 at 10:34 PM

All gay, all day.

Rusty Allen on March 26, 2013 at 10:35 PM

OT/…I want a chick with big breasts…to drop in with the “Hot Air” red shirt… all the time!…too many gay threads is making me sick of that guy!

KOOLAID2 on March 26, 2013 at 10:33 PM

I proposed the same thing a couple days ago..

Now if it was two chicks with red HA shirts….

:)

Electrongod on March 26, 2013 at 10:36 PM

Blood clot.

Pork-Chop on March 26, 2013 at 10:37 PM

All gay, all day.

Rusty Allen on March 26, 2013 at 10:35 PM

Even the justices are squeamish..

“did you watch that Laker’s game the other night….”

Electrongod on March 26, 2013 at 10:38 PM

All gay, all day.

Rusty Allen on March 26, 2013 at 10:35 PM

She is too…

Nevermind..

Electrongod on March 26, 2013 at 10:39 PM

All gay, all day.

Rusty Allen on March 26, 2013 at 10:35 PM

She is too…

Nevermind..

Electrongod on March 26, 2013 at 10:39 PM

Wrong post.

Blood clot.

Pork-Chop on March 26, 2013 at 10:37 PM

Electrongod on March 26, 2013 at 10:40 PM

“did you watch that Laker’s game the other night….”
Electrongod on March 26, 2013 at 10:38 PM

I did. (:

Rusty Allen on March 26, 2013 at 10:40 PM

OT/…I want a chick with big breasts…to drop in with the “Hot Air” red shirt… all the time!…too many gay threads is making me sick of that guy!

KOOLAID2 on March 26, 2013 at 10:33 PM

KOOLAID2:)

**Really!!**

canopfor on March 26, 2013 at 10:40 PM

I nominate Meghan McCain to model the red shirts. Hubba Hubba!!!!

GhoulAid on March 26, 2013 at 10:40 PM

canopfor on March 26, 2013 at 10:30 PM

:>)

Curtiss on March 26, 2013 at 10:40 PM

Then there is Benghazi Cover Up …

“What difference does it make?”

… We The People Do Not Forget!

Seven Percent Solution on March 26, 2013 at 10:35 PM

Seven Percent Solution:

**Le Clinky**!:)

canopfor on March 26, 2013 at 10:42 PM

Now if it was two chicks with red HA shirts….

:)

Electrongod on March 26, 2013 at 10:36 PM

…maybe… if we claim we’re male lesbians?

KOOLAID2 on March 26, 2013 at 10:43 PM

More interest in Ed than Carville?

Google blind Amazon snake till I find it.

That herpe should interest gay rights folks.

IlikedAUH2O on March 26, 2013 at 10:43 PM

KOOLAID2 on March 26, 2013 at 10:29 PM

Jeb or Mitch Daniels? the msm is back to loving McCain, so the old coot may decide to run again. who knows:)

renalin on March 26, 2013 at 10:44 PM

No interest in Ed.

Rusty Allen on March 26, 2013 at 10:44 PM

Hillary 2016: “What difference does it make?!”

We should be making these bumper stickers now!

ThePrez on March 26, 2013 at 10:11 PM

ThePrez:Now that,is a Brilliant Money Maker:)

canopfor on March 26, 2013 at 10:34 PM

Yep, I can see a greasy-haired cross-eyed Hil bellowing “what does it matter!” running on an endless loop during a knockdown democratic primary. Real attractive candidate.

slickwillie2001 on March 26, 2013 at 10:44 PM

I nominate Meghan McCain to model the red shirts. Hubba Hubba!!!!

GhoulAid on March 26, 2013 at 10:40 PM

..how big is your computer screen?…is there an overflow available or something?

KOOLAID2 on March 26, 2013 at 10:45 PM

GhoulAid on March 26, 2013 at 10:40 PM

I love her.

Rusty Allen on March 26, 2013 at 10:45 PM

I say “Great!”

We all know how well Hillary performs under pressure.

TimBuk3 on March 26, 2013 at 10:48 PM

There’s quite a bit to love rusty.

GhoulAid on March 26, 2013 at 10:49 PM

GhoulAid on March 26, 2013 at 10:40 PM

I love her.

Rusty Allen on March 26, 2013 at 10:45 PM

I knew a drinking buddy years ago that had a fat-girl fetish. Really bizarre. He appeared quite normal himself otherwise. It forces you to wonder how the human brain processes sexuality.

slickwillie2001 on March 26, 2013 at 10:50 PM

Then there is Benghazi Cover Up …

“What difference does it make?”

… We The People Do Not Forget!

Seven Percent Solution on March 26, 2013 at 10:35 PM

They haven’t even addressed Fast and Furious. Benghazi is down the lib rathole. Bring up Benghazi these days and people look at you like your some right wing nut job.

We don’t forget. Sadly most do.

renalin on March 26, 2013 at 10:50 PM

I guess I needed to add a sarc tag to meg mac modeling the hot air shirts post. I’m nuts, but not that nuts.

GhoulAid on March 26, 2013 at 10:54 PM

OT/…I want a chick with big breasts…to drop in with the “Hot Air” red shirt… all the time!…too many gay threads is making me sick of that guy!

KOOLAID2 on March 26, 2013 at 10:33 PM

Too right.

That tee shirt needs to be filled out by a nice rack.

Solaratov on March 26, 2013 at 10:56 PM

I would laugh if she became President and Republicans controlled both houses. Would serve her right, although McCain and Graham would somehow find a way to work with her and the East coast rinos to pass some bull$hit.

HopeHeFails on March 26, 2013 at 10:57 PM

I love her.

Rusty Allen on March 26, 2013 at 10:45 PM

There’s a lot to love.

Solaratov on March 26, 2013 at 10:59 PM

Ok it was Valerian but I can’t find the right pic and they are all starting to look like Ed.

Here is another one:

http://thepaolas.com/Emperors/Emperors/Scans/Balbinus.jpg

IlikedAUH2O on March 26, 2013 at 11:04 PM

I still think a dynamic GOP renegade like Paul or Cruz would beat an old white woman looking pretty terrible now, and she’ll be almost 70 four years from now.

crrr6 on March 26, 2013 at 11:19 PM

The secret service alien shape shifter is on tv talking about politics??

JR on March 26, 2013 at 11:20 PM

Don’t Dems go on and on about Cory Booker?

Ukiah on March 26, 2013 at 11:33 PM

If she runs then it should be a drumbeat mantra. She accepted responsibility, but was never held to account for the negligent homicide of 4 state department service personnel including a U.S. ambassador in Libya. No one should ever forget or think she isn’t fully responsible, and she should be held to account by never being allowed into a position of responsibility over other people ever again.

paulsur on March 26, 2013 at 11:34 PM

Pressure? There’s no such thing as pressure to do what you already want to do.

James on March 26, 2013 at 11:36 PM

Boy, when James Carville’s wife called him ‘Serpent Head’, she wasn’t kidding!

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on March 27, 2013 at 12:26 AM

Great. Three Marxist administrations in a row. Can’t wait.

The Rogue Tomato on March 27, 2013 at 1:25 AM

Does anyone else notice a resemblance to Ben Franklin these days???? apology to BFranklin….

Xango Annie on March 27, 2013 at 1:39 AM

Clinton/Stevens 2016
Oh, wait…

Ronnie on March 27, 2013 at 2:27 AM

One word….Benghazi!

old trooper2 on March 27, 2013 at 2:40 AM

Only in her mind James, she’s a female Obama.

mixplix on March 27, 2013 at 6:50 AM

Hillary Clinton’s monumental failure as Secretary of State in regards to Benghazi alone should preclude her from ever holding public office, even as a Sanitation Director, ever again.

The Benghazi compound was attacked TWICE by terrorists, Ambassador Stevens asked for additional security again and again, and Hillary/the State Department rejected the requests. Stevens reported Al Qaeda flags were flying over local government buildings, 10 new terrorist training camps had been started up in Benghazi, and that if a 3rd coordinated attack was perpetrated he would die – once again Hillary/the State department refused to provide additional security. The details that have been released about the third and final attack – that they knew within the 1st hour this was a terroris attack, how the CIA sent cables immediately to the State Department & WH War Room, how those documents were doctored – all mention of terrorism rmoved, and the story concocted by the WH & State Dept that was pushed through the media – all amount to more than what was required to remove Nixon from office or what was required to get Bill Clinton Impeached.

By all rights Hillary Clinton should be ‘DOA’ for any run for office; however, I also thought I would never see a man elected President who could not provide documentation to prove his citenzenship, who convinced Americans that his associations with and mentoring by famous communists, socialists, hate-spewing racists ‘pastors’, and home-grown U.S. terrorists would ever become President either.

easyt65 on March 27, 2013 at 7:55 AM

I see a Hillary / Michelle ticket coming. It will win, ’cause voters are shallow & stupid.

I’d go all Saigon-buddhist at that point. Not to make any political point, just to get it all over with.

SAMinVA on March 27, 2013 at 8:09 AM

She will have the word Democrat stamped on her so she can win.

Dan_Yul on March 27, 2013 at 8:27 AM

A failed former secretary of state who also happens to be a white unnatractive geriatric? That’s the Democrats’ dream candidate? Mmmmkay.

WarEagle01 on March 27, 2013 at 8:51 AM

Hillary has pressure to run? Really? More Dem hype. In the time that she has been on the political stage she hasn’t accomplished anything except to make me sick when I even think about her. As much as Rush has tried to explain LoFoVO I am beginning to think that most of our fellow American citizens are stupid.

BetseyRoss on March 27, 2013 at 9:32 AM

If Hillary is elected in 2016 just think how historic that will be. She will become the FIRST black woman to become president. Twoferone! Or was Bill and Hil in an interacial marriage?

Herb on March 27, 2013 at 9:40 AM

What we have now with Obama is a political cult.

This cult needs a messiah and you can’t just write those people in easily.

Hillary would fit the bill as another messiah and first female Presidential nominee much like the first black Presidential nominee. You have to be part of history you low-information voters.

Replace all the campaign rhetoric with sexism for racism and Hillary bring back the economy of the 90′s (yes they will probably believe it)

Conan on March 27, 2013 at 9:52 AM

OT/…I want a chick with big breasts…to drop in with the “Hot Air” red shirt… all the time!…too many gay threads is making me sick of that guy!

KOOLAID2 on March 26, 2013 at 10:33 PM

I vote for this one

affenhauer on March 27, 2013 at 10:41 AM

Many Democrats stick up for Obama because he’s their guy and it makes Republicans mad to see him in office for all his disqualifications, but the professional left already decided a while ago that Hillary is the new objective. Obama’s a placeholder to them. Thankfully for us, the media hasn’t gotten the hint yet and is muddling the message by proclaiming Obama the best president since Jesus.

Looking forward to 2016, and not because of the candidates the right is going to produce. Their 2016 is going to be like our 2012. It’s already starting to look like that, where the Democrats’ Next Big Thing™ is an elderly and mediocre establishment caucasian who has already been passed over once for an inferior candidate in the primaries.

mintycrys on March 27, 2013 at 11:19 AM

If this guy and Alan Colmes were ever together on my TV, I’m afraid it would blow.

ultracon on March 27, 2013 at 11:50 AM

The pressure on Hillary Clinton for a 2016 run will be “unimaginable”

True: I can’t imagine it!

I can’t imagine why someone would want a candidate with an unbroken record of failure in every public and private part of her life??

Wouldn’t this be a tremendous disadvantage against another candidate with NO RECORD (like Obama)?

landlines on March 27, 2013 at 2:26 PM