Skip to comments.Top Romney Strategist: Hillary Clinton Will Lose A Democratic Primary
Posted on 05/15/2013 2:22:23 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
The top advisor to last years Republican nominee predicted Wednesday that if Hillary Clinton runs for president in 2016, she will lose in a Democratic primary.
Clinton is widely thought to be the strongest 2016 presidential contender in either party, with high approval ratings and early poll numbers that show her beating top Republicans like Sen. Marco Rubio in their home states.
But Stu Stevens, the senior advisor to Mitt Romneys failed presidential bid, told reporters at a breakfast sponsored by National Review that Clinton wouldnt survive a Democratic primary.
I would predict that if Hillary Clinton runs, shell lose the primary, he said.
Asked what Democratic candidate might beat her, Stevens tossed out just one name: John Hickenlooper, the moderate governor of Colorado who is thought to be considering a bid, despite having little to no name recognition at the national level.
Shes been around since the 70s, said Stevens, adding that Clinton may very well end up running against a Republican many years her junior. Its very rare that we go back a generation. And you know, unless we nominate Bob Dole, we wont be going back a generation.
If I was a Democratic hot-shot politician, I would primary her so fast, he added....
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Why should we listen to the strategist who got his a$$ handed to him by one of the most inept incumbent President’s in US history?
Cause he’s the albinobamma!
I’m rather surprised that ANYONE connected with the Romney campaign would share a prognostication about anything. No embarrassment there, eh, Stu?
I think he is right.
Obama has shifted the Democrat Primary voter even further to the left. She is not radical enough for them. Plus she is already too old and too white, and by 2016 will be surely Not-Ready-For-HDTV.
Going forward that party is also going to have difficulty nominating anyone who is not a minority IMO.
LOL. The operative word here is "failed".
On what page(s) in WTF is Stu mentioned?
Yep.. If not Hillary, I wonder if Antonio Villariagosa will ascend to the throne... Julian Castro might be a bit young still. That certainly will hasten the Southwest’s anchluss with Mexico.
Exactly! She will Never get elected if that clip is shown over and over
Exactly. If Hillary wants the nomination, she will get it easily and then win the Presidency in a landslide. Obama’s reelection proved that we have reached a tipping point politically. The Dems are now the permanent majority party nationally.
Well, you were so successful with this last go around. I should listen to you and your passive tense.
I completely agree with you that the demographic tipping point has now been passed. Republicans will be lucky to see the White House again.
HHAHHAHAHA....and we should go with some tool who ran a losing campaign? lol
Then again the current occupant of the worlds costliest public housing has proven
all you need to do is golf and fund raise to be a successful liberal president.
Indeed. The Hildebeast will probably take this as encouragement
Repubs will see the White House... if invited.
But, barring a miracle, future presidential elections will be decided in the democrat primary. The Repubs will be best served concentrating on congressional and gubernatorial they can still win.
“Top Romney strategist” is an indirect oxymoron. ;^)
Morality is destiny.
Stevens Its very rare that we go back a generation. And you know, unless we nominate Bob Dole, we wont be going back a generation.
Willard is older than Hillary...
His old age doesnt stop the Romneybots from continuing to try to push him for 2016...
They’re actually only about six months apart, both born in 1947.
So you checked ???
But while Hillary is pillaged as “old” by the RomneyBots, Willard is worshiped as energetic and vibrant, “capable” of being “president”
If Hillary is damned because she is too old, why not the old Botox-faced Willard ???
and since Hillary at 69 is considered too old in 2016, that also disqualifies Willard who is as you said six months older...
Its also laughable that the RomneyBots were screaming in 2008 that FRed Thompson at 64 was way too old to be president...
BTW I wont be voting for either liberal...
even if they were only the required 35...
Soon to be ex-mayor Villaaraigosa of Los Angeles would love to be the younger face to defeat Hillary. But I can’t think of any other young Democrats who are up for it. Who am I forgetting?
Yup....this is a center-left nation now thanks to demographic changes.