Lefties desperately searching for reasons not to nominate Hillary

posted at 7:21 pm on February 12, 2014 by Allahpundit

No judgment here. I remember a lot of long, bleak nights in 2010 spent trying to talk myself into believing that the GOP would never nominate a candidate whose state health-care initiative paved the way for ObamaCare. Sure, he was next in line and would outspend all his opponents and had a business resume that might prove attractive in a battered economy. But there were lots of ways to stop him. Weren’t there?

If Hillary wants the nomination, nothing’s going to stop her. And the worse Obama’s second term gets, the fewer Democrats there’ll be who are willing to forfeit her electoral advantages in order to roll the dice on a purer liberal like Elizabeth Warren with one-tenth the name recognition of the Clintons and one-thousandth the fundraising potential. There’s a cold calculation coming, just as there was for Romney: At the end of the day, who’s most likely to help us win power? Lay aside what he or she might do with that power. At a bare minimum, no matter how bad it gets, at least we’ll be keeping the ball away from the other team.

They’ll come around. Kubler-Ross is a process, after all. But for now, we’re in the early stages. Via Mediaite, watch below as Krystal Ball wonders whether Hillary should skip 2016 because she’s not blue-collar enough. I’m thinking union members will be okay with her, especially once she starts pandering on income inequality Warren-style and especially if her opponent’s Scott Walker. Or read this from National Journal, lamenting that Hillary’s sucking up political oxygen that rightfully belongs to the party’s up-and-comers. Question: Should the most formidable Democratic candidate in America step aside so that no-name losers like Martin O’Malley can take their rightful place at the head of the crowd?

By 2016, it will have been eight years since Democrats have had a contested primary, and if Clinton is effectively anointed the nominee and wins the presidency (still two big ifs), it will have been 16 years by the 2024 cycle. That’s a long time without the incubation chamber for national leaders that primaries provide. A run, or even the anticipation thereof, draws media attention and voters’ interest, boosting the potential candidate’s national profile.

Republicans have developed a farm team of up-and-coming elected officials considering presidential bids. Just look at leaders in their 40s who, if not candidates themselves, can at least serve as national surrogates for the party. In the Congress there’s Sens. Marco Rubio of Florida and Ted Cruz of Texas, along with 2012 vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan. In the statehouses, there’s Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, and Ohio Gov. John Kasich. Most have positioned themselves as part of a new generation of reformers.

The story is very different for Democrats. There are just two well-known potential 2016 candidates in their 40s: New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker. Ask Democratic strategists for examples of other younger up-and-comers, and you’ll hear names like Julian and Joaquin Castro, the congressman and San Antonio mayor, respectively. And California Attorney General Kamala Harris is always touted, despite her limited political experience.

That’s not only the fault of Clinton’s shadow. The 2010 Republican wave wiped out many Democratic officeholders, including many governors, which are traditionally the primary pool of presidential contenders.

Kirsten Gillibrand versus Scott Walker? I’ll take those odds. Hillary and Bill Clinton versus Scott Walker? I’m less eager to bet. Besides, if lefties are worried about their ticket being insufficiently diverse (with the would-be first woman president at the top of the ticket?), they can take comfort in the fact that Cory Booker’s almost certainly going to be their VP nominee. Doesn’t matter who they end up nominating for president. Democrats are deathly afraid that increased turnout among minority voters for Obama’s two elections will dissipate once he’s out of politics. If the “Obama coalition” falls apart, they’re in trouble — although Hillary, probably uniquely among Dems, might be able to make up the shortfall with increased support from women. Regardless, Booker, who’ll have spent roughly as much time in the Senate by 2016 as Obama had in 2008, is one way to hedge against that.

Exit question: How soon will it be before lefties seize on Hillary’s ruthlessness as a new reason to block her? Bridgegate is an easy peg for a pretext like that. E.g., “How can we criticize Chris Christie for bullying when we’re poised to re-nominate a couple who keep an enemies’ list?” Needless to say, the nanosecond her nomination is assured, they’ll get over it.

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Lefties desperately searching for reasons not to nominate Hillary

There’s plenty, but nothing that does not implicate them, too.

davidk on February 12, 2014 at 7:23 PM

Why not the Arkancide body count?

viking01 on February 12, 2014 at 7:24 PM

Anyone who thinks Hillary is a shoo-in is in denial. She’s a divisive figure. There is a reason why Dems were looking elsewhere in 2008. And I think it is smart that Rand Paul is bringing up baggage….because it will remind voters of how much baggage she has.

terryannonline on February 12, 2014 at 7:24 PM

The smarter ones, anyways.

She’s a loser, but perhaps an inevitable loser.

Art Vandelay on February 12, 2014 at 7:24 PM

I’d love to see Rand v. Hillary

Art Vandelay on February 12, 2014 at 7:25 PM

She is the next president and it won’t be close.

If you think Obama winning over 330 EC votes each time was impressive….you are in for more surprises.

liberalrules on February 12, 2014 at 7:25 PM

If the “Obama coalition” falls apart, they’re in trouble

Unfortunately, I don’t see that happening. Too many people want their ‘free stuff’ for that kind of coalition to fall apart.

xNavigator on February 12, 2014 at 7:26 PM

She is the next president and it won’t be close.

If you think Obama winning over 330 EC votes each time was impressive….you are in for more surprises.

liberalrules on February 12, 2014 at 7:25 PM

LOL..

Electrongod on February 12, 2014 at 7:27 PM

Here’s one: Democratics should have noticed by now how useful it is to have a president that qualifies as ‘black’.

Because we unfortunately live in a society where race hucksterism trumps any sense of law and order, a ‘black’ president is immune to much of the oversight of Congress and the courts, and of course impeachment is totally out of the question.

Note that this would not apply to a Republican black president, because only Democratics believe in ‘the cause of international socialism’ and place that above all other principles.

slickwillie2001 on February 12, 2014 at 7:28 PM

Hey, how about Lefties list Hillary Clinton’s achievements, accomplishments that they claim qualify her for the Presidency?

Hello? Helllooo, accomplishments? Helloooo…

Lourdes on February 12, 2014 at 7:29 PM

If Hillary wants the nomination, nothing’s going to stop her.

If any black throws their hat into the ring, they’re going to win.

In today’s tribal America, skin color trumps all. Having 95%+ of the black vote in the primary is a sure win.

Rebar on February 12, 2014 at 7:29 PM

I wouldn’t vote for her if she was Republican because of that sanctimoneous smirk. Can you tell why Bill strays?

crankyoldlady on February 12, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Bridgegate is an easy peg for a pretext like that. E.g., “How can we criticize Chris Christie for bullying when we’re poised to re-nominate a couple who keep an enemies’ list?”

C’mon, AP. That’s a question Dems never ask themselves.

Bitter Clinger on February 12, 2014 at 7:30 PM

She is the next president and it won’t be close.

If you think Obama winning over 330 EC votes each time was impressive….you are in for more surprises.

liberalrules on February 12, 2014 at 7:25 PM

You’re wrong. I’m not sure about much going into 2016, but I’m sure about that. Hillary Clinton is old, ugly, carrying all sorts of negative freight, running in a terrible climate for Dems, and she is a tone-deaf terrible politician.

Art Vandelay on February 12, 2014 at 7:32 PM

She is the next president and it won’t be close.

If you think Obama winning over 330 EC votes each time was impressive….you are in for more surprises.

liberalrules on February 12, 2014 at 7:25 PM

She was a shoe-in in 2008. Why aren’t we discussing President Hillary Clinton’s accomplishments now?

theotherone on February 12, 2014 at 7:34 PM

Anyone who thinks Hillary is a shoo-in is in denial. She’s a divisive figure. There is a reason why Dems were looking elsewhere in 2008. And I think it is smart that Rand Paul is bringing up baggage….because it will remind voters of how much baggage she has.

terryannonline on February 12, 2014 at 7:24 PM

I don’t know why people pick on you. You’re right on a lot of sh!t.

Lanceman on February 12, 2014 at 7:34 PM

you are in for more surprises.

liberalrulestools on February 12, 2014 at 7:25 PM

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Naaaaaaaahhhhhhh….. she’s past her prime….. Mooooooooooo

ExpressoBold on February 12, 2014 at 7:34 PM

You’re wrong. I’m not sure about much going into 2016, but I’m sure about that. Hillary Clinton is old, ugly, carrying all sorts of negative freight, running in a terrible climate for Dems, and she is a tone-deaf terrible politician.

Art Vandelay on February 12, 2014 at 7:32 PM

Not to mention shrill and less charismatic than a brick wall.

Bitter Clinger on February 12, 2014 at 7:34 PM

The far left and the much of the Democratic establishment (including the media) have hated the Clintons for over 20 years.

The voters like them, though.

myiq2xu on February 12, 2014 at 7:34 PM

She has the charm of an earthworm.

SouthernGent on February 12, 2014 at 7:36 PM

Once again, HillaryRottenClinton.

Lanceman on February 12, 2014 at 7:36 PM

Hillary Clinton is old, ugly, carrying all sorts of negative freight, running in a terrible climate for Dems, and she is a tone-deaf terrible politician.

Art Vandelay on February 12, 2014 at 7:32 PM

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The phrase “broad side of barn” comes to mind… she is a massive target, starting with “What difference, at this point, does it make???!!!”
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The other thing is…. BJ Clinton the Clenis comes along with HiLarry Clintonne. “Honey, the intern left this off for you…. earlier… today… honest!”

ExpressoBold on February 12, 2014 at 7:39 PM

Please run her. I don’t want to waste a chop, chops I’ve been working on. Please.

Bmore on February 12, 2014 at 7:39 PM

Anyone who thinks Hillary is a shoo-in is in denial. She’s a divisive figure. There is a reason why Dems were looking elsewhere in 2008.

terryannonline on February 12, 2014 at 7:24 PM

There is no Barack Obama on the horizon in 2016.

Barack Obama is a once in a generation politician who took on the Clinton machine and beat it. You can look far and wide but there is no one on the scene who comes close to Barack Obama’s political skills and talent.

Not only could Barack Obama give inspiring speeches but he made political organizing cool again, he motivated the youth to vote in higher numbers than before, he got money from small donors, he got money from big donors and former Clinton donors, he put together a first class campaign team, he never attacked first but responded well when attacked, he handled Reverend Wright crisis as best as one could and emerged from it almost unscathed etc. etc.

There is no Barack Obama on the horizon.

Hillary Clinton knows this. Bill Clinton knows this. In fact, it is in Barack Obama’s interest to get Hillary Clinton elected. And he will get the base out for Hillary. Because he knows a Republican administration means endless investigation into the actions of Obama administration.

Is there anyone in the Democratic Party or the Republican party for that matter that can take on Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama and Michelle Obama on the campaign trail?

Might_Is_Right on February 12, 2014 at 7:40 PM

If you think Obama winning over 330 EC votes each time was impressive….you are in for more surprises.

liberalrules on February 12, 2014 at 7:25 PM

She’s ready…

JohnGalt23 on February 12, 2014 at 7:40 PM

Lefties desperately searching for reasons not to nominate Hillary

How about-

She’s a sociopathic narcissist who’d have the Air Force carpet bomb a day care center just to deflect attention away from insider-trading scandal she was caught in.

M240H on February 12, 2014 at 7:40 PM

She has the charm of an earthworm.

SouthernGent on February 12, 2014 at 7:36 PM

but earthworms are useful.

crankyoldlady on February 12, 2014 at 7:41 PM

Barack Obama is a once in a generation politician who took on the Clinton machine and beat it. You can look far and wide but there is no one on the scene who comes close to Barack Obama’s political skills and talent.

Not only could Barack Obama give inspiring speeches but he made political organizing cool again, he motivated the youth to vote in higher numbers than before, he got money from small donors, he got money from big donors and former Clinton donors, he put together a first class campaign team, he never attacked first but responded well when attacked, he handled Reverend Wright crisis as best as one could and emerged from it almost unscathed etc. etc.

Spread that on your lawn and it will help the grass grow.

myiq2xu on February 12, 2014 at 7:42 PM

She was a shoe-in in 2008. Why aren’t we discussing President Hillary Clinton’s accomplishments now?

theotherone on February 12, 2014 at 7:34 PM

There can only be one Obama…Unless you are assuming the Democrats can produce another Obama to win the nomination.

If that’s the case then I’m all in for Obama 2016 2.0

liberalrules on February 12, 2014 at 7:42 PM

For the democratic party it’s all about who’s next in line for the throne, it’s not about experience, accomplishments, likability, competence, leadership qualities, the middle class, jobs, …it’s about who you know and who raises the most money. The perfect example is the clodhopper in chief we have now. And Hillary’s biggest accomplishment is raising money and running for office. What could she possibly run on? Empty promises like a repeat of Obama? She’ll be a formidable opponent, only because of her connections, not her accomplishments. BUT I think at this stage in the game the majority of Americans, left or right, have got to be fed up with this type of politician. If not, they’re idiots.

scalleywag on February 12, 2014 at 7:43 PM

Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama and Michelle Obama on the campaign trail?

Might_Is_Right on February 12, 2014 at 7:40 PM

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HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA…. that’s funny…. BØ ain’t runnin’ and if he is, there are a whole lot of upstarts that will defend the Constitution. Since the Ø Klan isn’t running for elective office, he could care less. Is this your first rodeo, little lady?

ExpressoBold on February 12, 2014 at 7:44 PM

Hmmm, Billary is ruthless, amoral, profane, sleazy, manly, frumpish, pugnacious, waspish, mendacious, malignant….perfect Democrat nominee.

vnvet on February 12, 2014 at 7:44 PM

There can only be one Obama…Unless you are assuming the Democrats can produce another Obama to win the nomination.

If that’s the case then I’m all in for Obama 2016 2.0

liberalrules on February 12, 2014 at 7:42 PM

Are you saying that Obama 1.0 didn’t fundamentally change America to your liking?

That we need Obama 2.0 to give you Utopia?

Electrongod on February 12, 2014 at 7:45 PM

If that’s the case then I’m all in for Obama 2016 2.0

liberalrules on February 12, 2014 at 7:42 PM

Michael Richards could win the nomination and you’d be all in for him, as well.

If you’re going to be honest, be honest.

Eric in Hollywood on February 12, 2014 at 7:46 PM

And I think it is smart that Rand Paul is bringing up baggage….because it will remind voters of how much baggage she has.

terryannonline on February 12, 2014 at 7:24 PM

Rand Paul is also educating younger voters who are too young to have first hand experience with the Clinton years about all the baggage that comes with the Clintons.

Since Hillary is the heir apparent at the moment, we all need to use this time to educate as many people as possible of the many reasons why Hillary should never return to the White House.

wren on February 12, 2014 at 7:46 PM

There is no Barack Obama on the horizon in 2016.

No Dem is going to beat her but…..the Republican field is really strong. The American people haven’t gotten to know people like Rubio and Paul. I wouldn’t be surprise if they catch fire once they do.

terryannonline on February 12, 2014 at 7:46 PM

If Hillary wants the nomination, nothing’s going to stop her.

Really Allah? Then just exactly what the hell happened in 2008?

Hillary! got her “3am phone call”.

She FAILED!

GarandFan on February 12, 2014 at 7:46 PM

Old Butchers of Benghazi never die… they just waddle away…

(apologies to Gen. Mac’)

viking01 on February 12, 2014 at 7:46 PM

If that’s the case then I’m all in for Obama 2016 2.0

liberalrules on February 12, 2014 at 7:42 PM

Of course you are. You’d love to install your cult idol as dictator.

It’s just how it is–you are a tool and useful idiot for your ideological superiors, and you always will be.

Art Vandelay on February 12, 2014 at 7:47 PM

Spread that on your lawn and it will help the grass grow.

myiq2xu on February 12, 2014 at 7:42 PM

LOL! Looks like you are still cheering for President McCain and President Romney in your fantasy world.

Back in the real world, Barack Obama won 357 Electoral Votes in 2008 and 330 Electoral Votes in 2012. It was not even close.

Might_Is_Right on February 12, 2014 at 7:47 PM

In that pic she looks like Jabba.

tim c on February 12, 2014 at 7:48 PM

Rand Paul is also educating younger voters who are too young to have first hand experience with the Clinton years about all the baggage that comes with the Clintons.

True. I’m sure people in their 20s are just vaguely family with the Lewinsky scandal.

terryannonline on February 12, 2014 at 7:49 PM

.the Republican field is really strong. The American people haven’t gotten to know people like Rubio and Paul. I wouldn’t be surprise if they catch fire once they do.

terryannonline on February 12, 2014 at 7:46 PM

Yes, 2016 Republican field is so strong that they are already asking Mitt Romney if he will run again!! LOL!

Might_Is_Right on February 12, 2014 at 7:49 PM

She’s a hag.

ladyingray on February 12, 2014 at 7:50 PM

Barack Obama is a once in a generation politician who took on the Clinton machine and beat it. You can look far and wide but there is no one on the scene who comes close to Barack Obama’s political skills and talent.

Was he really that talented, or was the ‘Clinton Machine’ that highly overrated? If the former, why is he so totally incompetent in everything he does except retail campaigning?

slickwillie2001 on February 12, 2014 at 7:50 PM

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA…. that’s funny…. BØ ain’t runnin’ and if he is, there are a whole lot of upstarts that will defend the Constitution. Since the Ø Klan isn’t running for elective office, he could care less. Is this your first rodeo, little lady?

ExpressoBold on February 12, 2014 at 7:44 PM

Don’t underestimate these criminals and their focus on forming a dictatorship. And understand there is an element in this country that thinks it’s a good idea.

crankyoldlady on February 12, 2014 at 7:51 PM

people should just ignore the new tards here.

dmacleo on February 12, 2014 at 7:51 PM

You created her, she owns you. Eat it, libs. The only way they can ditch the lady is to leak something previously unknown about her and that could happen.

Kissmygrits on February 12, 2014 at 7:52 PM

Yes, 2016 Republican field is so strong that they are already asking Mitt Romney if he will run again!! LOL!

Might_Is_Right on February 12, 2014 at 7:49 PM

I can tell you this. I have never been really excited to vote but I would be excited to vote for Rubio.

terryannonline on February 12, 2014 at 7:52 PM

Hey, how about Lefties list Hillary Clinton’s achievements, accomplishments that they claim qualify her for the Presidency?

Hello? Helllooo, accomplishments? Helloooo…

Lourdes on February 12, 2014 at 7:29 PM

You underestimate the stupidity of the left. They did n’t let Obama’s lack of achievements and accomplishments stop them in 08.

shubalstearns on February 12, 2014 at 7:52 PM

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA…. that’s funny…. BØ ain’t runnin’
ExpressoBold on February 12, 2014 at 7:44 PM

Barack Obama may not be running but you can bet that he will campaign for Hillary if she wins the nomination. And so will Michelle.

Remember, Barack Obama’s 50,000 or 60,000 people rallies in 2008?

Well all four of them, Hillary, Bill, and the Obamas can individually draw massive crowds.

Republicans simply do not have that kind of star power and star campaigners. George W. Bush has been banished from last two RNC conventions and still toxic to any Republican nominee. It is as if George W. Bush presidency never happened.

Meanwhile, Bill Clinton is basking in glory with 64% approval rating even after impeachment.

Might_Is_Right on February 12, 2014 at 7:54 PM

She’s a hag.

ladyingray on February 12, 2014 at 7:50 PM

She is the hag of Hags!

shubalstearns on February 12, 2014 at 7:54 PM

I think the lefties that dumped Hilary for Obama are more afraid of her than anyone in the GOP.

ctmom on February 12, 2014 at 7:55 PM

people should just ignore the new tards here.

dmacleo on February 12, 2014 at 7:51 PM

Don’t shut down people who disagree with you. You wouldn’t like it if they did it to you. We need to have all points of view.

crankyoldlady on February 12, 2014 at 7:55 PM

Barack Obama may not be running but you can bet that he will campaign for Hillary if she wins the nomination. And so will Michelle.

LOL! No Dem wants Obama to campaign for them. Hehe

terryannonline on February 12, 2014 at 7:56 PM

I would be excited to vote for Rubio Cruz.

terryannonline on February 12, 2014 at 7:52 PM

Fixed.

Lanceman on February 12, 2014 at 7:56 PM

She’s a sociopathic narcissist who’d have the Air Force carpet bomb a day care center just to deflect attention away from insider-trading scandal she was caught in.

M240H on February 12, 2014 at 7:40 PM

Or for that matter, five minutes after being sworn in, nuke the red states and Israel and proclaim Utopia. They tell Taiwan and Japan, “Surrender to the True Overlords of Asia or you’re next”.

People tend to overlook the fact that sociopathy and psychopathy are very closely related.

She’s been tapdancing on that tightrope for a very long time. And giving someone in that state near-absolute power has never, ever caused them to step back and reconsider their worldview.

clear ether

eon

eon on February 12, 2014 at 7:57 PM

I think the lefties that dumped Hilary for Obama are more afraid of her than anyone in the GOP.

ctmom on February 12, 2014 at 7:55 PM

And they should be.

crankyoldlady on February 12, 2014 at 7:58 PM

They= Then.

Dratted fingers.

cheers

eon

eon on February 12, 2014 at 7:58 PM

Barack Obama may not be running but you can bet that he will campaign for Hillary if she wins the nomination. And so will Michelle.

Remember, Barack Obama’s 50,000 or 60,000 people rallies in 2008?

Well all four of them, Hillary, Bill, and the Obamas can individually draw massive crowds.

Republicans simply do not have that kind of star power and star campaigners. George W. Bush has been banished from last two RNC conventions and still toxic to any Republican nominee. It is as if George W. Bush presidency never happened.

Meanwhile, Bill Clinton is basking in glory with 64% approval rating even after impeachment.

Might_Is_Right on February 12, 2014 at 7:54 PM

Barack Obama won’t be on the trail for the Hildebeast.

Obama campaigns for Obama, no one else.

Bitter Clinger on February 12, 2014 at 7:58 PM

She is the next president and it won’t be close.

If you think Obama winning over 330 EC votes each time was impressive….you are in for more surprises.

liberalrules on February 12, 2014 at 7:25 PM

This post will be saved. For fun in the future.

TarheelBen on February 12, 2014 at 7:58 PM

What I want to know is where this photo making Ms Clinton looking so nice and kind came from, I need that kind of work for my Texas Drivers Lis. photo.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on February 12, 2014 at 8:00 PM

Might_Is_Right on February 12, 2014 at 7:54 PM

LOLOLOL The obama’s wouldn’t campaign for Cankles even if she wanted them to. They’ll “have” better things to do.

Neither Bill nor Cankles have the health and vigor for another campaign.

HumpBot Salvation on February 12, 2014 at 8:00 PM

She’s been tapdancing on that tightrope for a very long time. And giving someone in that state near-absolute power has never, ever caused them to step back and reconsider their worldview.

clear ether

Socialism attracts screwballs.

crankyoldlady on February 12, 2014 at 8:00 PM

The REB will abandon the Clintons in a heartbeat if a credible black candidate enters the primary. He would never be forgiven if he shunned ‘a brother’ for Hillary, a fat, old and ugly lady of white privilege.

Remember, Bill called Barry ‘an amateur’. There’s still bad blood there and when it comes out it’s gonna get ugly fast. Mooch will be the most vicious.

slickwillie2001 on February 12, 2014 at 8:01 PM

Was he really that talented, or was the ‘Clinton Machine’ that highly overrated? If the former, why is he so totally incompetent in everything he does except retail campaigning?

slickwillie2001 on February 12, 2014 at 7:50 PM

Clintons like to win period. And Clintons are not afraid to play rough and dirty. Still they could not beat Barack Obama.

It takes some serious talent when you are a black guy named Barack Hussein Obama with a name that sounds like the world’s most dreaded terrorist Osama to win the presidency.

People say flippanty it was easy for him to win because he was black.
Oh, yeah if it was so easy for a black guy to win the presidency, how come we have not had 2, 3, 4 black presidents by now?

And all this talk about Corey Booker. He ain’t running in 2016 and he doesn’t have a chance in the future as well. He does not have the “It” factor that Barack Obama had.

Might_Is_Right on February 12, 2014 at 8:02 PM

Hmmm, Billary is ruthless, amoral, profane, sleazy, manly, frumpish, pugnacious, waspish, mendacious, malignant….perfect Democrat nominee.

vnvet on February 12, 2014 at 7:44 PM

AND she’s one of those Democrats who always looks like she smells bad. There are others like her but Hillary always seems like she’s not so fresh.

Lourdes on February 12, 2014 at 8:02 PM

So ugly she would scare the MC of a witches convention.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on February 12, 2014 at 8:03 PM

Barack Obama may not be running but you can bet that he will campaign for Hillary if she wins the nomination. And so will Michelle.

That’s the best thing that can happen…for the GOP.

scalleywag on February 12, 2014 at 8:04 PM

I’m sure the Rs will have two white men on the ticket. They won’t be old at least.

The MSM will be salivating over the first female POTUS.

cat_owner on February 12, 2014 at 8:05 PM

Remember, Bill called Barry ‘an amateur’. There’s still bad blood there and when it comes out it’s gonna get ugly fast. Mooch will be the most vicious.

slickwillie2001 on February 12, 2014 at 8:01 PM

Give. Me. A. Break! This is the biggest fairytale…. Two years ago, this guy’d be getting us coffee!

-Der Schliekmeister ca 2008

Lanceman on February 12, 2014 at 8:05 PM

The REB will abandon the Clintons in a heartbeat if a credible black candidate enters the primary. He would never be forgiven if he shunned ‘a brother’ for Hillary, a fat, old and ugly lady of white privilege

Come to think of it are there any black Democrats up and coming? Or has the party kept all of them in the background?

crankyoldlady on February 12, 2014 at 8:05 PM

Barack Obama won’t be on the trail for the Hildebeast.

Obama campaigns for Obama, no one else.

Bitter Clinger on February 12, 2014 at 7:58 PM

You don’t understand politics, do you?

Barack Obama will do everything to ensure Hillary or any other Democrat wins because ONLY a Democrat win in 2016 will preserve his legacy.

A Republican administration will start to dismantle the things Obama has done, start investigations into his administration etc. etc.

So it is in Barack Obama’s self-interest to campaign for Hillary. And nobody can turn out the Democratic base like Barack Obama can.

Might_Is_Right on February 12, 2014 at 8:06 PM

They played the race card on me! and we now know, they’d planned it all along!

Lanceman on February 12, 2014 at 8:06 PM

The nomination is Hillary’s if she wants it, but that says way more about the pathetic state of the Democrat Party’s bench than it does her. And she’s no shoo-in in the general election. First, she has to cope with following 8 years of Democrat rule. Not only will there be the standard fatigue from the electorate, but it’ll be exacerbated by the fact that Obama is the worst President in modern history. Second, she has to get political again which will erode her favorability ratings(in fact, that’s already started). Just wait til she has to take a position on something like Obamacare. And third, she’s annoying as p-ss. That voice and that aging mug. You really think a majority of voters(particularly men) will want to endure that for 8 years? Yeah, me neither.

Doughboy on February 12, 2014 at 8:07 PM

…Neither Bill nor Cankles have the health and vigor for another campaign.

HumpBot Salvation on February 12, 2014 at 8:00 PM

I agree. Both of them are walking around, but badly, with seriously compromised health status. Bill with his heart issues — he looks like he’s barely able to stand. And Hillary has had neurological *issues* that are yet to be fully disclosed (I’d guess she’s had a stroke but that’s merely my guess) and looks when she appears that she’s still trying to figure out where to put her feet when someone asks her to walk.

They’re both already coasting on past popularities and I strongly doubt there’s health capability there for a competent term in office. In any office.

Lourdes on February 12, 2014 at 8:07 PM

The obamas hate the Clintons, passionately.

They will have deBlasio/Booker, or some such to vote for. They will never support Hillary. Plus, they need front boys.

Schadenfreude on February 12, 2014 at 8:09 PM

Maybe the dems should run someone who has signed up for Obamacare, quit their job to pursue their passion, collects food stamps and unemployment, those are the qualities they’ve been praising, why not make someone who lives their agenda their nominee instead of a rich fat cat who charges $400 g’s for a speech?

scalleywag on February 12, 2014 at 8:09 PM

Not only could Barack Obama give inspiring speeches but he made political organizing cool again, he motivated the youth to vote in higher numbers than before, he got money from small donors, he got money from big donors and former Clinton donors, he put together a first class campaign team, he never attacked first but responded well when attacked, he handled Reverend Wright crisis as best as one could and emerged from it almost unscathed etc. etc.

Small donors? He also received a lot of foreign money – and his campaign website was set up to do it. They were actually caught getting money from Gaza, which was just the tip of the iceberg. His campaign finances were NOT audited by the FEC.

Reverend Wright? LOL. He got a PASS from the MSM over that one that any other politician would have never received. In his famous “race” speech, he refused to disown Wright and stated that Wright was pretty much a creation of “white America.”

TarheelBen on February 12, 2014 at 8:11 PM

And third, she’s annoying as p-ss. That voice and that aging mug. You really think a majority of voters(particularly men) will want to endure that for 8 years? Yeah, me neither.

Doughboy on February 12, 2014 at 8:07 PM

Good point. I agree. I’m female but I’ll add: “me, neither”.

One thing I can’t stand is a screechy voiced female. Especially from anyone who is appears in media frequently. I always wonder, have they ever heard themselves? Has any advisor ever intervened and if not, why not?

All the cosmetics and audios aside, Hillary Clinton, the Dems, are trying desperately to swing public perception from the Far Left as a Party to “Moderate” and thinking Hill and Bill are the duo to accomplish that. They’re wrong.

They’re wrong not only because Bill and Hill are not moderate but that the DNC most definitely is not.

Lourdes on February 12, 2014 at 8:11 PM

Voting for Hillary w/b like voting for the queen of England, except the latter has some femininity.

Schadenfreude on February 12, 2014 at 8:11 PM

You don’t understand politics, do you?

Barack Obama will do everything to ensure Hillary or any other Democrat wins because ONLY a Democrat win in 2016 will preserve his legacy.

A Republican administration will start to dismantle the things Obama has done, start investigations into his administration etc. etc.

So it is in Barack Obama’s self-interest to campaign for Hillary. And nobody can turn out the Democratic base like Barack Obama can.

Might_Is_Right on February 12, 2014 at 8:06 PM

A few problems with that theory. First, Joe Biden running would cause a major headache for Obama. How can he be out there campaigning for Hillary against his own VP who for all his faults(and God knows he has many) has been a loyal foot soldier for this regime? Second, who in their right mind would actually want Obama on the campaign trail come 2016? Nobody wants him around right now heading into the midterms. You think another 3 years of this disaster will help his reputation? Third, I have a sneaking suspicion that dismantling the Obama “legacy” as you call it will not only be a part of the Republican platform in 2016, but more than a few Democrats seeking the nomination. Obamacare will only get less popular over time. His handling of the economy will be a major issue in that campaign. And US foreign policy is a mess.

Doughboy on February 12, 2014 at 8:12 PM

You don’t understand politics, do you?

Barack Obama will do everything to ensure Hillary or any other Democrat wins because ONLY a Democrat win in 2016 will preserve his legacy.

A Republican administration will start to dismantle the things Obama has done, start investigations into his administration etc. etc.

So it is in Barack Obama’s self-interest to campaign for Hillary. And nobody can turn out the Democratic base like Barack Obama can.

Might_Is_Right on February 12, 2014 at 8:06 PM

And you don’t understand Barack Obama.

It’ll be time to hit the links 7 days a week and write his memoirs. We’re talking about a very lazy individual who’s not going to invest that kind of energy into holding someone else up. He’s not going to care at that point about what happens to his legacy. He got the brass ring and he’ll make his millions in retirement. Remaking America is just a pastime till something better comes along.

Bitter Clinger on February 12, 2014 at 8:13 PM

Maybe Jawn Carry, fresh off his “successful” run as SoS will attempt to “report for doody” again.

onlineanalyst on February 12, 2014 at 8:14 PM

Hilarious to read the comments and know some people actually believe Dear Leader will actually be campaigning for Hillary. He’s radioactive now.

If the economy gets worse or crashes, he’ll be at 30 percent.

cat_owner on February 12, 2014 at 8:15 PM

The obamas hate the Clintons, passionately.

They will have deBlasio/Booker, or some such to vote for. They will never support Hillary. Plus, they need front boys.

Schadenfreude on February 12, 2014 at 8:09 PM

I dunno about that. I think the Obamas (both of them) are utterly without ethics and credibility and will do whatever they think is necessary to *somehow* remanufacture Barack Obama’s legacy from Utter Failure and Detestible to “Fair Change”…meaning, “Moderate.”

Obama’s talent is “good if not great oratory performance” but he’s proven time and time again that he either doesn’t understand his own oratory-performed or he doesn’t care what he said, when he said it for what purpose because it was insincerely stated (he lacked intent to do, believe in, pursue what he performed before the public in speech/s).

He and wife will do whatever they can to continue their cosmetic, artificial performances. They’re grifters, at best, but talented ones.

Lourdes on February 12, 2014 at 8:16 PM

…a dictatorship. And understand there is an element in this country that thinks it’s a good idea.

crankyoldlady on February 12, 2014 at 7:51 PM

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HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA…. that’s funny…. BØ ain’t runnin’ and if he is, there are a whole lot of upstarts that will defend the Constitution.

ExpressoBold on February 12, 2014 at 7:44 PM

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It’s a shame you didn’t understand that.

ExpressoBold on February 12, 2014 at 8:17 PM

She is the next president and it won’t be close.

If you think Obama winning over 330 EC votes each time was impressive….you are in for more surprises.

liberalrules on February 12, 2014 at 7:25 PM

Wow. You are in denial.

terryannonline on February 12, 2014 at 8:18 PM

Obamacare will only get less popular over time. His handling of the economy will be a major issue in that campaign. And US foreign policy is a mess.

Doughboy on February 12, 2014 at 8:12 PM

Keep plucking that Obamacare chicken. Meanwhile, conservative and tea party darling Governor Mike Pence of Indiana is in negotiations with HHS and Kathleen Sebelius to accept Obamacare Medicaid expansion for Indiana.

GOP governors in Nevada and PA are also in talks to accept Medicaid Expansion.

People will keep bickering over Obamacare but it will get only more inter-meshed in American life.

Might_Is_Right on February 12, 2014 at 8:18 PM

Hillary Clinton is old, ugly, carrying all sorts of negative freight, running in a terrible climate for Dems, and she is a tone-deaf terrible politician.

Art Vandelay on February 12, 2014 at 7:32 PM

I’m normally an optimist but I’ve lost confidence in the LIVs. I hope you guys are right.

8 weight on February 12, 2014 at 8:20 PM

Hilarious to read the comments and know some people actually believe Dear Leader will actually be campaigning for Hillary. He’s radioactive now.

Yep. He has a low approval rating. I would be surprised if Dems say anything good about him.

terryannonline on February 12, 2014 at 8:21 PM

Hmmm.
She has a nasty personality, a grating voice, a sex-crazed husband, a ghoulish aura, an unofficial criminal record of murder, an addictive attraction to adult drinks, a lust for power for its own sake.

What could go wrong?

22044 on February 12, 2014 at 8:21 PM

Bill Clinton would never allow Obama and Michelle to come anywhere near their campaign. Besides, Obama and Michelle will be going through a divorce as soon as his term is over. All the tabloids say so /

scalleywag on February 12, 2014 at 8:21 PM

I see the sadists are here in all their glory.

BeachBum on February 12, 2014 at 8:21 PM

Might_Is_Right

Thank you for being a Moby.

22044 on February 12, 2014 at 8:22 PM

Hillary won’t be the nominee. Corey Booker will be. And if you DON’T vote for Corey Booker? Guess what you are?

/Raciss – that’s what you is.

Key West Reader on February 12, 2014 at 8:23 PM

Maybe Julia will run.

Or how about Washerwoman-Schlitz?

onlineanalyst on February 12, 2014 at 8:24 PM

scalleywag on February 12, 2014 at 8:21 PM

Most guys just shave their beards. The Obama types have to legally divorce their beards.

Key West Reader on February 12, 2014 at 8:25 PM

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