Skip to comments.Hillary Clinton to run for US president's office in 2016?
Posted on 10/17/2010 5:39:06 PM PDT by libh8er
LONDON: Speculation is rife that Hillary Clinton may run for the US president's office in 2016, as her husband Bill is back on the campaign trail -- offering thanks to those who backed her in 2008 against Barack Obama, a media report said.
According to Britain's 'The Daily Telegraph', former President Bill Clinton has been laying the foundations for the Secretary of State's another try in 2016, by campaigning for Democratic politicians who helped his wife Hillary run for the president's office against President Obama two years back.
In fact, Bill, now a globe-trotting philanthropist, went to Española, New Mexico, the site of the first European colony in America, last week to campaign for Diane Denish, the Democratic candidate for the governor.
Denish had supported Hillary against Obama in 2008 and Bill was back to repay the debt; he made crystal clear who he was representing on the campaign trail -- and it wasn't Obama, the report said.
"I planned to do about one stop for everybody that helped Hillary run for president because she's one of only two members of the president's cabinet who cannot participate in politics," he told a gathering of 4,000 people.
As Secretary of State, he reminded people, is not permitted to campaign. "Then I got out here and started stirring around and realised that a lot of people were mad and even more confused and I didn't want it on my conscience so I just loaded up and started strolling around," Bill said.
Bill's energetic reappearance on the campaign trail comes just as rumours, some of them eagerly fuelled by the Clinton camp, swirl that Hillary might replace the hapless Joe Biden as Obama's vice-presidential running mate in 2012 or even challenge the President for the Democratic nomination if his popularity continues to slide.
Good points all!
Great one... LOL
Now how will the blacks react:
Admit Soetoro was a failure or see him getting pushed out?
If you haven't already guessed, let someone who's from that community give you the 4-1-1.
No matter WHAT the official storyline is, black Dems will maintain to their dying breath that the Clintons pushed Obama out of the way.
Hillary can only succeed by honestly challenging Obama in the Democrat primary, and beating him for the nomination. For that to happen, someone's going to have to prop up Barry until then. I don't think he's gonna make it on his own.
No matter what calculus you use to look at the 2012 scenario for Democrats, it's pretty horrifying. What they're really going to need is a conservative, who's willing to roll back the worst of that party's abuses. I don't see any such animal in their party, and I highly doubt that one even exists.
Even if they were to find one, would their base vote for him/her? I don't think so.
Bottom line...they're screwed. They may as well face that ugly fact now, and prepare for the Great Reckoning. Being a Democrat from 2010 onward, is going to be a whole new ballgame. The smart ones will sever every radical connection they have, and throw out every vestige of the liberal/progressive agenda they've harbored, because it's all become political poison in America.
Wow! I sure hope you’re right! I just LOVE reading your post! :-)
If the Clintons are seen as chasing Obama, they are finished. Obama would have to graciously leave and endorse them for party unity. I don't see that happening. Hillary's shot was last time. She is old news, not a rising star.
I was thinking more like Helen Thomas. Eeuwwwwwwww
*reaches for the barf bag*
Hitlery will be dead by 2016 having committed suicide in the Berlin, IL bunker with her lover Eva Abedin Braun. (Yes, there will be a holier-than-Thou thread here to pray for her condemned soul, as there is, unfortunately, for all of Devil’s Communist minions.)
I think two things. Mainly the disaster that is looming next year as a result of the Obama presidency.
If you think things were bad the first two years, you ain’t seen nothing.
We start the year off with a bang...with new taxes across the board.
Stock market sell offs, housing crisis again, and of course there will be all these little countries testing our resolve.
Hillary will throw her hat in the ring, and all but assure a republican presidency....
Sheesh! I hope not. I want her and that deviant pervert of a husband to ride off into the sunset.....and ride, and ride and ride.
Believe me, we are much better off with this incompetent moron that is Obama. Let's put it this way, Hillary would not be wasting her time playing golf and licking ice cream cones.
I believe 2016 is out of the question for HRC for the reasons described above. However, consider this scenario for 2012 which I believe is very feasible:
The GOP takes control of Congress next month and Obama continues to slide out of favor with the Democratic powers-that-be. Sarah Palin announces her candidacy in the spring and opens up a double-digit lead on Obama. Sometime next summer, Obama is told by his handlers that his re-election chances are virtually nil.
Behind the scenes, a face-saving reason for Obama deciding not to run for re-election is invented (i.e. health problems) and he is out of the race. Enter HRC and Obama throws his enthusiastic support to her, nullifying the potential "angry black vote" that would otherwise come out against her. With two women in the 2012 race (HRC and Palin), the women vote is split along ideological lines and at least 2/3 of the women's vote goes to HRC by default because, let's face it, most women are in favor of big government and socialism. It will be up to the men to tilt the balance to Sarah Palin and it will be very close...
The Dems won't do that, because they know that blacks will (rightfully) believe that the party power brokers have forced Obama out, so that they can run Hillary instead.
If the Dems were to pull something like this, black voters would boycott the 2012 election in protest, which of course, would lose them the election. It would also spell the end of the Democrat lock on that demographic.
Let's hope they're dumb enough to try it!
He can do that, but black voters are going to believe that he's being forced to say that, and that he's really being taken out by the Clintons.
It'll rip the Democrat party to shreds.
Hill will run in ‘12, perhaps because she can get the nomination, or maybe she can get 0 to step aside with some dirt she has on him.
In 2016, Bill will be on a coin or stamp (if you get my drift, health-wise) and Hill with be an unelectable prune (not only will people not want to hear her voice, they won’t want to look at her face).
With the MSM firmly behind him, the Stupids scared to name names, and the populace still in the throes of racism guilt, Osambo will sail to re-erection, just watch it!
No bet. Hillary won’t run if Sarah’s in it. She knows down to her bones that Sarah has her beat in every single department, and will crush her like a bug.
I come from a large family of black Democrats. Trust me. They won't believe a word of it, and will boycott the election. It'll create a war within the party like nothing you've ever seen.
There's only one scenario under which blacks would overwhelmingly give Hillary their support in 2012, but I'll leave it to you to fill in the blanks.
“I come from a large family of black Democrats. Trust me. They won’t believe a word of it, and will boycott the election. It’ll create a war within the party like nothing you’ve ever seen.
There’s only one scenario under which blacks would overwhelmingly give Hillary their support in 2012, but I’ll leave it to you to fill in the blanks.”
No thanks. Don’t want a liar, crook, thief of rapist back in the WH.
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