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2016 election: Hillary Clinton vs. Jeb Bush?
Politico ^ | Nov 9 2012 | Jonathan Martin and Maggie Haberman

Posted on 11/09/2012 6:40:20 AM PST by WilliamIII

American politics may be headed back to the future. Four years after the country elected a 40-something African-American newcomer named Barack to the presidency, a more familiar political order is poised to reassert itself: the House of Clinton representing Democrats and the House of Bush atop the GOP.

The restoration of either is no sure thing, but what’s certain is that Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush loom the largest over their respective parties as the long road toward 2016 begins. Any other would-be presidential candidate will first take a long look toward Chappaqua and Miami before moving forward.

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1 posted on 11/09/2012 6:40:28 AM PST by WilliamIII
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To: WilliamIII

If it’s Jeb Bush 15 million will stay home. Including me.


2 posted on 11/09/2012 6:41:33 AM PST by DManA
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To: WilliamIII

No, No... A thousand times No..

no more bushes, mcpains, rinoromneys, santorums, etc...

No


3 posted on 11/09/2012 6:42:31 AM PST by joe fonebone (The clueless... they walk among us, and they vote...)
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To: WilliamIII

Jeb Bush curled up on the floor sucking his thumb while Terri Schiavo was murdered in broad daylight. He shat on his Oath of Office.


4 posted on 11/09/2012 6:43:36 AM PST by Arthur McGowan (In Edward Kennedy's America, the Catholic Church is illegal.)
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To: WilliamIII
These “2016” crystal ball readings are getting wackier and wackier. 2016 it will be Obama vs nobody. The Constitution will be dissolved long before 2016 and the SCOTUS by then will rubber stamp it's demise.
5 posted on 11/09/2012 6:44:06 AM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: DManA

No more Bush, no more RINO’s, and no more people recommended by the Republican National Committee.


6 posted on 11/09/2012 6:44:15 AM PST by rovenstinez
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To: WilliamIII

Go for it, Jeb... you’ll just be doing so without my vote.


7 posted on 11/09/2012 6:45:00 AM PST by ScottinVA (I've never been more disgusted with American voters.)
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To: WilliamIII

We’re screwed


8 posted on 11/09/2012 6:45:00 AM PST by Snow Eagle ("... Against all enemies, foreign AND DOMESTIC")
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To: WilliamIII

Great. President Clinton will be even more dangerous than Obama because she’s smarter.


9 posted on 11/09/2012 6:45:11 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: WilliamIII
ARGH!!!!
10 posted on 11/09/2012 6:45:23 AM PST by Thorliveshere
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To: WilliamIII
They don't waste any time do they--the media and the left (but I repeat myself) are already trying to make Jeb Shrub the shoe-in.

They're trying to make him the forgone conclusion like Romney was this time around.

I say NO FRIGGIN WAY. Nobody in their right mind could possibly think another Bush could win, ever.

11 posted on 11/09/2012 6:45:39 AM PST by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12)
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To: WilliamIII

I really doubt anyone would vote for shillary because she’s so hot they want to make her their first.


12 posted on 11/09/2012 6:45:52 AM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: WilliamIII

Does it even matter?

Really?

All that matters is WHO counts the votes.
Now I’m not saying Romney won, but I sure am hearing stories of rampant voter fraud, especially in Pennsylvania and FL. (not that Romney would have won Penn)


13 posted on 11/09/2012 6:46:10 AM PST by a real Sheila (RYAN/romney 2012)
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To: WilliamIII

NEVER! Are the gop elist now going to push their second choice? They apparently don’t care if they win.


14 posted on 11/09/2012 6:46:23 AM PST by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: WilliamIII

Unfortunately, there isn’t a Republican on the face of this earth who would defeat Hillary, anyway. She’s adored across the land.


15 posted on 11/09/2012 6:46:45 AM PST by ScottinVA (I've never been more disgusted with American voters.)
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To: WilliamIII

I guess we might as well speculate who is going to be president of the New Republic of Texas if that’s all we’ve have to pick from.


16 posted on 11/09/2012 6:48:06 AM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: WilliamIII

I'll write her in if I have to.

17 posted on 11/09/2012 6:48:33 AM PST by McGruff (No New RINOs!)
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To: WilliamIII

Palin.

Palin.

Palin.


18 posted on 11/09/2012 6:49:28 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (America doesn't need any new laws. America needs freedom!)
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To: WilliamIII

If that is the case then the election will be held in less that 50 states because the union will split.

LLS


19 posted on 11/09/2012 6:50:42 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (I AM JOHN GALT)
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To: WilliamIII

Amusing that people believe there will be an election in 2016 or, if there is, that Hussein won’t be the dem candidate. People... we no longer live in America. It’ll be hard to shift our thinking processes, but everything is different now.


20 posted on 11/09/2012 6:50:52 AM PST by MayflowerMadam
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To: WilliamIII

I think I’d vote for Hillary, and I cannot ****ing stand her.

Hopefully, I have a fatal heart attack sometime in the near future.


21 posted on 11/09/2012 6:52:58 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: WilliamIII

Hillary will be on the SCotUS by then. My money’s on Andrew Cuomo vs whatever RINO they dig up this time.


22 posted on 11/09/2012 6:53:08 AM PST by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: WilliamIII
How's this, lets just let the congress pick the next president so the people don't have to waste their time voting and being fooled thinking their vote means something. Look at all the money that would be saved and we wouldn't have to listen to the endless lying and meaningless campaigning. If congress were ever tasked with doing that and since they don't do anything worthwhile for the country anyway, we wouldn't have a president for some time and it would keep congress out of our lives for a period.
23 posted on 11/09/2012 6:53:19 AM PST by drypowder
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To: Proud2BeRight

exactly... The Mayans had it right.. only it was the end of America in 2012 not the world. We don’t have a chance at winning big elections anymore, there just isnt enough people with our way of thinking. We’re considered extremists and dangerous, life just got a lot more dangerous for true conservatives here in America.


24 posted on 11/09/2012 6:53:50 AM PST by eak3
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To: WilliamIII
Marco Rubio

Nikki Haley

Kelly Ayotte

Rand Paul

Susana Martinez

25 posted on 11/09/2012 6:54:40 AM PST by Michael.SF. (Obama Lied, Stevens died.)
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To: WilliamIII

Who cares? Does anything think we have a chance at winning the presidency in 2016? In 4 more years, there will be 10 to 30 million more illegals who can vote, and they will all vote Democrat. There will be millions more parasites getting free stuff from the government, and they will all vote Democrat. The game is over, folks. They’re going to turn America into a socialist nanny state, and we will all wear shackles. Its over. We’re done. The only way we get our country back is by force when everything collapses and the welfare checks stop.


26 posted on 11/09/2012 7:00:29 AM PST by Astronaut
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To: WilliamIII

That would be the final nail in the coffin.


27 posted on 11/09/2012 7:03:00 AM PST by SC_Pete
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To: WilliamIII

If the best the USA can come up with is another Clinton/Bush redux, it’s not worth saving.

Having made the decision to relocate to another country, we will miss the next two or three year election campaign, thank God.


28 posted on 11/09/2012 7:03:32 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: WilliamIII

I’d vote for Hillary before I’d vote for another Bush...


29 posted on 11/09/2012 7:06:14 AM PST by Iscool (You mess with me, you mess with the WHOLE trailerpark...)
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To: WilliamIII

Consider the source people! This is from Politico for pity’s sake!


30 posted on 11/09/2012 7:10:43 AM PST by MarxSux
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To: WilliamIII
A Jeb Bush nomination would just be the final nail in the coffin of the Whig Republican Party.
31 posted on 11/09/2012 7:11:38 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Big Bird is a brood parasite: laid in our nest 43 years ago and we are still feeding him.)
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To: WilliamIII

“Hillary Clinton vs. Jeb Bush?”

Looks like the establishment has already picked our candidates for us. And the band plays on.

Can you say 3rd party?


32 posted on 11/09/2012 7:14:11 AM PST by ScottfromNJ
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To: WilliamIII

33 posted on 11/09/2012 7:14:59 AM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: WilliamIII

Why don’t you post this stupid post again? We need this over and over. /sarcasm


34 posted on 11/09/2012 7:16:54 AM PST by bmwcyle (Women reelected Obama)
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To: WilliamIII

The Beast must be punished for Benghazigate. If the GOP “leadership” keeps the heat on, Hussein will have to find someone to throw under the bus, and let’s make room for Hillary there.


35 posted on 11/09/2012 7:28:13 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Never Underestimate the Power of Evil or Evil Doers)
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To: WilliamIII

In 2016 the Black Panthers will be appointing the next president.


36 posted on 11/09/2012 7:42:14 AM PST by Iron Munro ("Strange how paranoia can link up with reality now and then." -- Philip K. Dick)
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To: WilliamIII

I think they are planning to run Susan Rice.


37 posted on 11/09/2012 7:44:36 AM PST by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: WilliamIII
I'm sorry gang, you can't run another Bush. It would be suicidal. There is a bad taste in the mouths of the majority of Americans on BOTH sides of the fence over the name "Bush". No amount of political mouthwash will remove that taste.

Bad for the nation, bad for the party, just a BAD IDEA.

38 posted on 11/09/2012 7:53:18 AM PST by Scooter100 ("Now that the fog has lifted, I still can't find my pipe". --- S. Holmes)
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To: WilliamIII

Hell will freeze over before I would vote for another Bush.


39 posted on 11/09/2012 7:57:03 AM PST by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: WilliamIII

That would be a tough decision for me on whom to support.

On one hand, we would get continued racial pandering, affirmative action, handouts, growth in foodstamps, expansion of Obamacare, marginalization of Christians, amnesty and open borders, continued errosion of civil liberties at the hands of the DHS and TSA, and an accelerating descent into darkness.

On the other hand, we’d have Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Choices....


40 posted on 11/09/2012 8:12:16 AM PST by Thane_Banquo ( Walker 2016)
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To: DManA
I am astonished that in this nation, some 300 million strong, this is the “best” we could come up with. If turnout was bad trying to beat back Obama with a Mitt ticket, it’s going to be beyond pathetic if there’s another Bush and Clinton running.

I'm sure the rats will come out in force - cup in hand for more cheese.

The nation is dyeing before my very eyes, but it's been doing that all my life, so maybe we are just destined to the ashes like all those that have come before us (eg. Rome).
41 posted on 11/09/2012 8:22:53 AM PST by chaos_5
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To: SC_Pete
That would be the final nail in the coffin.

The final nail is already in the coffin. The casket is being lowered into the ground and the fiscal cliff is the dirt. 2016, that will bring the headstone….
42 posted on 11/09/2012 8:27:13 AM PST by chaos_5
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To: chaos_5

TIME FOR THE NUCLEAR OPTION:
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124044199838345461.html


43 posted on 11/09/2012 8:28:37 AM PST by SC_Pete
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To: WilliamIII

Hell! it would be an easy election. they would both have the same platform.


44 posted on 11/09/2012 8:43:24 AM PST by dirtymac
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To: WilliamIII
I liked both Daddy Bush, and George W....personally. But the greatest presidents they did not make.

When it comes to Jeb, that's another story. I can never forgive his refusal to step in and save Terri Schiavo. That will be his downfall.

The GOPe needs to stand down, the candidates they give us cannot win. They are too milquetoast and beholding to the party to actually fight for a win.

Personally, after the debacle we just witnessed, I don't think we'll ever have another Republican president...at least not in my lifetime.


45 posted on 11/09/2012 9:03:44 AM PST by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: WilliamIII

Why don’t we just say it now: President Hillary Rodham Clinton.

And of course, the GOP will once again conclude that Jeb just wasn’t liberal enough.


46 posted on 11/09/2012 9:08:03 AM PST by DPMD
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To: WilliamIII; pookie18
CHRISTIE 2016
47 posted on 11/09/2012 10:04:17 AM PST by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: WilliamIII

Please no more Bushes!


48 posted on 11/09/2012 10:38:49 AM PST by Jean2
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To: DManA

Agreed.


49 posted on 11/09/2012 11:27:40 AM PST by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: WilliamIII

“2016 election: Hillary Clinton vs. Jeb Bush?”

Nope.

Michelle Obama vs. Chris Christie.

I’ll sit that one out.


50 posted on 11/09/2012 6:46:10 PM PST by Road Glide
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