Skip to comments.Why Clinton and Biden Won't Run in 2016: Speculation is rampant, but will probably lead nowhere
Posted on 01/29/2013 2:16:20 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
Hillary Rodham Clinton and Joe Biden wont be running for president in 2016--bet on it. I already have, and Im going to owe a lot of people dinner if Im wrong.
Not to spoil anybodys fun, but all of this speculation will probably lead nowhere. Im going to explain my reasoning and then try very hard to refrain from writing anything more about this until, well, at least six months from now.
The most obvious factor militating against runs by these Democratic power players is their age. Biden would turn 74 right after Election Day 2016, and Clinton would turn 69 just before it. Both of them may have other things they want to do with their lives before its too late. Clinton, for instance, has made no secret of her yen for a grandchild. And she and her husband are reportedly hunting for a vacation home in the Hamptons, suggesting she has a slower pace in mind.
Clinton also has many long-standing interests that have had to compete for her time during her stints as first lady of Arkansas and the nation, as a senator from New York, and as secretary of State. They include children, the foster-care system and, perhaps most important, the economic and political plight of women around the world. Her most famous speech as first lady catalogued abuses against women and hammered home the message: "Human rights are womens rights, and womens rights are human rights. As notable as what she said was where she said it -- a United Nations womens conference in Beijing. It is easy to imagine her setting up her own organization, or a branch of her husbands Clinton Global Initiative, to focus full-time on issues affecting women...
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John Kerry is being prepped as the 2016 candidate, in case anyone hasn’t noticed.
She (Hillary) reactivated her Super PAC yesterday. This writer is smoking something if she believes this.
The Dems won’t run a wornout old white woman next time - it’s the Mexicans’ turn.
Kerry is older that Hillary.
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Oh, they’ll run all right. To some h*llhole for protection.
I heard somewhere once that he was in Vietnam? Know anything about that?
cuz they’ll be OOOOOLLLLLLDDDDDD
But he’s considered a statesman, despite being a traitor. I agree that Kerry is being offered another kick at the cat.
Obama is not going anywhere. Why do you think they anticipate riots in the street?
You definitely cannot believe a word these people say.
I seem to remember HRC standing in the well of the Senate saying discourse and dissent against the Government (Bush) was a GOOD thing (or to that effect).
When the R’s said they didn’t like the way BO combed his hair (for instance) HRC railed that it was ‘UnAmerican’ to cast doubt on the Administration and it was ‘our’ duty to support it.
“John Kerry is being prepped as the 2016 candidate, in case anyone hasnt noticed.”
If so, the dems would have found one of the few people in the world who is even more annoying than Barack Obama.
with the boy-king in the WH, there will be no “next election”....
Rather there will be a second civil war.
>>I heard somewhere once that he was in Vietnam? Know anything about that?<<
Get outta town!
They expect to see a civil war to start.
He rode in a boat, never spent a night in a hospital and acquired three bronze stars.
Never before in history has anyone accomplished such a feat
Neither of them will run, because Michelle Obama will, with the implicit promise that voting for her will usher in “eight more yea’s” of the same...