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NBC Can't Wait for Hillary In 2016: 'Can You Think of a More Qualified Human Being?'
Newsbusters ^ | November 12, 2012 | 10:55 | By Kyle Drennen

Posted on 11/12/2012 3:25:25 PM PST by drewh

During a discussion on Monday, NBC's Today show crew could barely contain their enthusiasm at the prospect of Hillary Clinton running for president again in 2016, with new third-hour co-host Willie Geist proclaiming: "Can you think of a more qualified human being? She lived in the White House for eight years with another President, she was a United States senator, and now she's got every world leader on speed dial, so there'd be no questions about her qualifications."

Early in the conversation, Geist touted how "there are already polls out in Iowa, she's got 58% of the vote for 2016" and argued her run was "inevitable." Fellow co-host Savannah Guthrie thought Clinton could definitely be persuaded: "...if the head of the party comes to her in two years, if everybody comes around and says, 'You've got to do it, you could be the first female president,' I think it would be hard for her to say no."

Newsreader Natalie Morales added: "Are we ready for a female president? I think most of America probably is."

Geist concluded: "It's just a question of if she wants to run or not." Weatherman Al Roker gushed over Bill Clinton being back on the campaign trail as well: "And her significant other, too. It would be kind of fun, too....Have him on the stump." Geist replied: "Imagine the excitement?" Roker remarked: "Oh, man. Wow." Morales wondered: "Who has the bigger spotlight, that's for sure, right?"

On September 10, following the Republican and Democratic conventions, correspondent Andrea Mitchell appeared on Today to start off media rooting for Hillary: "She says she has no plans to run, but if she did, some say she would clear the field." Mitchell offered a similar report on Clinton the day after the election as well.

Amid all the excitement on Monday for the Secretary of State running for president, no one mentioned her role in the failures surrounding the terrorist attack in Libya and how that might be a stumbling block in any future political plans.

Read more: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/kyle-drennen/2012/11/12/nbc-cant-wait-hillary-2016-can-you-think-more-qualified-human-being#ixzz2C3NWq0Li


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1 posted on 11/12/2012 3:25:30 PM PST by drewh
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2 posted on 11/12/2012 3:26:28 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: drewh
Was not aware (at least is not readily apparent) that qualifications have anything to do with it.
3 posted on 11/12/2012 3:27:00 PM PST by elpinta (Jer. 10:23 - It really holds true!)
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To: drewh

“Can you think of a more qualified human being?

At least 200 million of them.

All Americans.Most of them straight.Some are female.

I mean really female.


4 posted on 11/12/2012 3:28:12 PM PST by Venturer
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To: drewh

I guess they haven’t seen her lately...she’s old, tired, fat, and broken down, and in no condition to run in 2016.


5 posted on 11/12/2012 3:28:16 PM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: BenLurkin

“...there are already polls out in Iowa, she’s got 58% of the vote for 2016...”

She’ll probably get all 141% by the time the next election rolls around....


6 posted on 11/12/2012 3:28:32 PM PST by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: drewh

Can you think of a more qualified human being?

Yes, living and dead.


7 posted on 11/12/2012 3:28:54 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: drewh
'Can You Think of a More Qualified Human Being?'

Yes...most of them.

8 posted on 11/12/2012 3:29:23 PM PST by Tex-Con-Man (<-------currently working through post-election anger issues.)
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To: drewh

Craig Livingstone can be her VP.


9 posted on 11/12/2012 3:29:50 PM PST by ILS21R
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To: drewh

We are so screwed.


10 posted on 11/12/2012 3:30:02 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: drewh

She’ll be 69 years old and she’s not aging well. Plus, she has been a failure at everything she has ever done, except cashing in on cattle futures and a book no one wanted to read.


11 posted on 11/12/2012 3:30:28 PM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: drewh

Judge Judy and Katy Couric were also pushing Hilary 2016 today (on NBC)

I detect a marketing program.


12 posted on 11/12/2012 3:30:36 PM PST by Selene
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To: BenLurkin

13 posted on 11/12/2012 3:32:01 PM PST by drewh
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To: drewh
‘Can You Think of a More Qualified Human Being?’

Castro, Mao, Hugo, Stalin, Hitler....

all in the same vein as Hillary and zer0bama.

14 posted on 11/12/2012 3:32:15 PM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: drewh
NBC Can't Wait for Hillary In 2016: 'Can You Think of a More Qualified Human Being?'

Anyone with warm, red blood flowing through their veins - NOT ice water!

(Ice water lets HITLIARY out)

15 posted on 11/12/2012 3:33:11 PM PST by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: Timber Rattler

I don’t see Hill running.

I think she’ll concentrate on promoting the ambitions of Chelsea Hubbell Mezvinsky.

There was a gushing puff piece about her in USA Weekend which I regarded as a kickoff of her political career, although nothing official has been announced.


16 posted on 11/12/2012 3:33:24 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's bankruptcy: 2016)
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To: drewh

Are we really talking 2016 already?


17 posted on 11/12/2012 3:33:51 PM PST by EEGator
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To: Venturer
Posts like yours are why we need a "Like" button here on FR.


18 posted on 11/12/2012 3:34:42 PM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: drewh

Then that makes a butler or janitor that has lived/worked in the White House 20 or so years qualified.

OK.....

I guess that when the Pres of Ford retires his wife should just step into the position because they have been married for 50 years....

OK....


19 posted on 11/12/2012 3:35:04 PM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "Hope in one hand and $hiite in the other and see which fills up first".)
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To: drewh; All
Benghazi folks!

We have to nail her to the wall, on Libya, NOW!

20 posted on 11/12/2012 3:35:38 PM PST by Kansas58
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To: drewh

As a strategy we can concede the FedGov to the leftists mob. We conservatives should take over EVERY state house and governorship as a goal. 30-40 strict conservative governors can nullify one tyrant.


21 posted on 11/12/2012 3:36:22 PM PST by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: drewh

Let’s see, she is a liar, a Communist lover, and involved in massive cover up..she’s fit right in..and millions of people who want free goodies will vote for her


22 posted on 11/12/2012 3:36:40 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: BenLurkin

The smartest most qualified woman in the world couldn’t pass the DC law broads.


23 posted on 11/12/2012 3:36:40 PM PST by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: drewh

What and cheat Barry out of his third term? I don’t think so.


24 posted on 11/12/2012 3:36:53 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: drewh

Walter Williams, Thomas Sowell, Clarence Thomas, Scott Walker.

Whether they’d want it is another matter.


25 posted on 11/12/2012 3:38:04 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: secret garden

She’s going wide, if you know what I mean.


26 posted on 11/12/2012 3:39:20 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: drewh

If they can force an inexperienced community worker on us they can force this old hag on us too.


27 posted on 11/12/2012 3:40:08 PM PST by linn37 (Newt supporter here.)
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To: drewh

Where’s the Barf Alert?


28 posted on 11/12/2012 3:40:35 PM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (November 6, 2012.....A day that will live in infamy!)
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To: Timber Rattler
[Hillary] she’s old, tired, fat, and broken down, and in no condition to run in 2016.

I think a nice ticket would be Clinton/Christie ..... just imagine the visuals!

29 posted on 11/12/2012 3:41:28 PM PST by MissMagnolia ("It is when a people forget God that tyrants forge their chains" - Patrick Henry)
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To: linn37

Right now a homeless man would be almost be more preferable than the current CIC...


30 posted on 11/12/2012 3:43:47 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: Timber Rattler

She’s also probably guilty as heck on this Benghazi scandal. Does she think she’s going to get away with it? Why do they want a woman who is always having to testify(and lie) to wriggle her way out of her criminal behavior. What’s wrong with these people?


31 posted on 11/12/2012 3:45:32 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: drewh
I can only think of one person less qualified - the POS we have in there now.
32 posted on 11/12/2012 3:48:02 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: drewh

Sure she’s highly qualified . . . what with her perjury, suborning perjury, obstruction of justice, habitual lying, accomplice to murder, abuse of a corpse, grand theft of public property from our White House, her lesbianism, etc. But I think the Wookie who’s living in our White House will run just to keep Obambozostupidass in da’ White House.

Can’t think of a more qualified democrat. Hell, the Repubs will throw Jeb Bush, or perhaps Romney again, or perhaps McCain up against her to show how mighty their field is. Where is Dole when you need him?


33 posted on 11/12/2012 3:48:07 PM PST by laweeks
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To: ThunderSleeps
I can only think of one person less qualified - the POS we have in there now.

They are equally as manly!

34 posted on 11/12/2012 3:49:35 PM PST by Alaska Wolf (USA!)
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To: drewh
Before Chrissie was tingling over Barry, he said he could see grannies from New York who moved to Florida be the driving force behind America's getting Hillary for president to show their granddaughters they made history.
35 posted on 11/12/2012 3:50:12 PM PST by ConservativeStatement (Smile on Dems: Ignorance is bliss.)
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To: drewh
"Can you think of a more qualified human being?"

Well, there's Charlie, the guy in charge of the transfer station in my hometown but I'd miss him in that capacity.

36 posted on 11/12/2012 3:51:00 PM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: CaptainK
The smartest most qualified woman in the world couldn’t pass the DC law broads.

Freudian slip that spell check missed??

37 posted on 11/12/2012 3:51:38 PM PST by Arrowhead1952 (0 bummer inherited a worse economy in 2012 than he did in 2008.)
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To: drewh

What makes these fools think Obama has any intention of relinquishing power in four years?


38 posted on 11/12/2012 3:54:27 PM PST by Argus
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To: elpinta

Sheesh . . not this again! The most unqualified candidate in American history preceded by the most unqualified President in American history elected by the most unqualified electorate in American history! What the heck do they teach in our public schools these days?


39 posted on 11/12/2012 3:54:39 PM PST by 2nd Amendment (Who is John Galt?)
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To: drewh
Willie Geist proclaiming: "Can you think of a more qualified human being?

Yes, but I can understand why you cannot.

40 posted on 11/12/2012 3:57:47 PM PST by skeeter
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To: CaptainK

The smartest woman in the world, that could not pass DC law boards, and always has a legal defense team on retainer.


41 posted on 11/12/2012 3:59:39 PM PST by Jumpmaster (Defund the Left!)
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To: drewh

This country will be quite the nasty piece of work after Hillary wraps up her 8-year stint in 2024. At that point, look for the handoff to a hispanic: Antonio Villagiarosa or the San Antonio mayor.


42 posted on 11/12/2012 4:00:38 PM PST by ScottinVA (I've never been more disgusted with American voters.)
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To: Timber Rattler

So the big question is, who does she resemble the most? Ben Franklin or the Quaker Oats guy?


43 posted on 11/12/2012 4:05:49 PM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: drewh

The woman who wrote that “Apostle Barack” book says the “Spirit of God” told her that Hillary is next. My arms too short to box with God.


44 posted on 11/12/2012 4:06:30 PM PST by Southside_Chicago_Republican (If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.)
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To: 2nd Amendment
” What the heck do they teach in our public schools these days?”

Certainly not the important stuff, and it shows: look at the younger leftist voters.

In a way wish I was older; I'm too tired to deal with living in yet another socialized environment.

45 posted on 11/12/2012 4:06:52 PM PST by elpinta (Jer. 10:23 - It really holds true!)
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To: BenLurkin

“More qualified human being”?

Benedict Arnold would be more qualified than Satan’s daughter.


46 posted on 11/12/2012 4:06:57 PM PST by Carl Vehse
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To: Timber Rattler

“no condition to run in 2016”

Yet, more than 2/3 of Americans approve of her. No Repub comes close. As far left as country as drifted, the Presidency is hers for the asking. She`d be a hot knife cutting through the warm butter of token Repub opposition.


47 posted on 11/12/2012 4:08:27 PM PST by ScottinVA (I've never been more disgusted with American voters.)
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To: secret garden

Obama has failed on all counts, yet he romped all over us. It`s about adoration of personalities, not accomplishment.


48 posted on 11/12/2012 4:11:40 PM PST by ScottinVA (I've never been more disgusted with American voters.)
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To: drewh

Freepers need to boycott NBC and Comcast Universal which owns them, they are traitors!


49 posted on 11/12/2012 4:13:57 PM PST by IslamE (epiphany)
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To: Alaska Wolf

Hmm, I may have to disagree. I think she could take him there.


50 posted on 11/12/2012 4:19:43 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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