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If Hillary Clinton Runs In 2016, Republicans 'Incapable Of Competing'

  1. You have chosen to ignore posts from 12-Angry-Men. Show 12-Angry-Men's posts

    If Hillary Clinton Runs In 2016, Republicans 'Incapable Of Competing'

    According to the guy the wingnuts on these boards called the smartest guy in the wingnut preidential field.

    That's gotta be disheartening. Probably stings quite a bit too.

     

     

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton regularly brushes off the idea of a 2016 presidential bid. But if she were to run, at least one prominent Republican thinks his party would be completely outmatched.

    "The Republican party is incapable of competing at that level," Gingrich said during an appearance on NBC's "Meet The Press."

    "First of all, she's very formidable as a person," he said. "She's a very competent person. She's married to the most popular Democrat in the country; they both think [it] would be good for her to be president. It makes it virtually impossible to stop her for the nomination."

    In addition to having Bill Clinton's support, Hillary Clinton would also have the backing of President Barack Obama, who will still be a "relatively popular president," Gingrich added. "Trying to win that will be truly the Super Bowl."

    Most people agree with Gingrich's assessment. A recent Washington Post poll found that 57 percent of people would support Clinton as a 2016 presidential candidate.

     

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/09/newt-gingrich-hillary-clinton-2016_n_2267256.html

     
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    Re: If Hillary Clinton Runs In 2016, Republicans 'Incapable Of Competing'

    Gingrich is 100% correct.  Hillary will be the country's first female president, if she wants the job.

     
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    Re: If Hillary Clinton Runs In 2016, Republicans 'Incapable Of Competing'

    Will never happen. If she were that electable she'd have won her party's nomination first time around.

    Plus as history shows us a Repub will more than likely win in '16.

     

     
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    Re: If Hillary Clinton Runs In 2016, Republicans 'Incapable Of Competing'

    I supported Hillary last time and if she wants the nomination she'll get it.  But her star power may have dwindled by 2016.  If she leaves the Administration early next year it means she will have been out of the public eye for two years before the early announcements for president begin in 2015 and she'll be 69 in 2016.

    History generally shows us the the presidency rolls back and forth btween D and R and if the GOP puts up a good opponent and cleans up its act on teh social agenda the country would be ready for an R.

    I see Bush/Haley 

     
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    Re: If Hillary Clinton Runs In 2016, Republicans 'Incapable Of Competing'

    It's the expectations game.  If you face a truly formidable opponent, the last refuge is to set the expectations bar very high.  Same with corporations and their stock prices.  This is what the "smartest republican" is up to.  He sees himself running again.  This is why it matters to him.  Nothing, no matter the magnitude, has ever stopped him before.  Why should age or being shopworn stop him?  Already has his eye on the prize.  He's drawing a bead.  And as a student of history, with his take on it, if President Nixon could do it.....

    Remember how early the republicans began running against Mrs. Clinton for the 2008 election?  Nearly at the beginning of the Bush II second term we began hearing the Murdoch&Ailes and EIB network sales forces seeding her prospects and forewarning us about the spectre.

    Expect to see a version - or many - of this, imminently, from the voices who kept seeding her prospects for the 2012 election throughout this president's first term. 

     
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