Skip to comments.If Hillary is running for prez, I’m out (Andrew Cuomo quietly ‘concedes’ 2016 race)
Posted on 05/01/2013 5:44:19 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Gov. Cuomo has quietly told associates that he is resigned to the fact that he cant run for president in 2016 if Hillary Rodham Clinton enters the race, as is widely expected, sources told The Post.
The governor has told people in recent weeks that theres not a chance for him to run if Hillary gets in the race because shell easily wrap up the Democratic nomination, said a Cuomo administration insider with direct knowledge of the situation.
He knows that and he accepts that, and so he wont even be thinking at all in those terms unless Hillary decides not to run, which seems unlikely, the source continued.
While Cuomo has repeatedly claimed he has no interest in running for president, his sharp turn to the political left this year after two years governing as a moderate convinced many Democrats and Republicans that he was laying the groundwork for a presidential campaign.
For now, Cuomo is expected to focus his political energies on trying to run up as huge a re-election victory next year as possible, with many on the inside saying he hopes to top his father Marios landslide margin over Westchester County Executive Andrew ORourke in 1986, when Mario got just over 64 percent of the vote.
But matching his fathers showing wont be easy. Andrew Cuomos polling numbers have plummeted in recent months, especially among upstate voters, as he has moved politically leftward.
A University of New Hampshire poll late last week showed how hard it would be for any Democrat to challenge Clinton.
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Isn’t that what everyone thought prior to 2008?
Also, with the health issues, she's not gonna run. It would be a disaster if she had a fatal stroke during the run.
So, what will her excuse be....First of all...She wants to get even with the party for throwing her under the bus for a clean, articulate black man who never did anything worthwhile in his life along with his fat, sloppy wife (She can thank Oprah for cleaning her up).
She wants to play grandma.
And she wants to cook, clean and iron for Bubba. :-)
Whoops...That would be Andrew...
Hillary owns a vast quantity of comprimising intelligence gained from her years of access to FBI files and the like. Her thick black book (certainly digital) parts the seas and clears her way.
after the NY SAFE Act he most likely wont be Governor next year either...
The left is going to WISH they had clinton/obama ticket last time because the backlash against their creeping socilaism is growing.
16 years of Clinton then Obama would have finished us off.
There is no way clinton wins
RE: he most likely wont be Governor next year either..
I wouldn’t bet on that. Democrats outnumber Republicans in NY 3 to 1.
Right. Anyone who is scared by Hillary!’s inevitability needs to remember what a political tin ear she has despite being adviced by Bubba. I mean, who can forget this disaster:
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Cuomo recognizes an 800 pound gorilla when he sees one in the room.
She gets more credit than she deserves for political gamesmanship. She was one-upped by a no name senator with zero accomplishments. We don’t have to fear her in the general election.
I thinks she will be running. Almost everyone her age has “health issues.” Her overweening ambition to be president is why she took the job of Secretary of State (although she didn’t accomplish anything of value she stayed in the limelight).
He cant run for president in 2016 if Hillary Rodham Clinton enters the race.
He also knows what happened to Vince Foster.
A more leftist democrat beat her.
2016 and 2020 are hers to lose.
Yup. He blew it. One-party rule came back to bite him. He got what he wanted but it wasn’t what he needed.
Same with Weiner: People are going to hear about the amount they will have to fork over to satisfy the 6-to-1 ratio of matching funds and it could be the end of matching funds as well as of Weiner.