Skip to comments.Bob Shrum: No One’s Going to Challenge Hillary Clinton
Posted on 05/10/2014 3:50:10 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Ignore the talk about purity tests, progressive cred, and skipping to a post-presidency status. Clinton wont be denied this timeand shes going to make history.
The non-race for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, all but unprecedented in non-incumbent contests, is confounding to journalists and pundits, to the quoteratti whose words sustain their output, and to the partisan spinners whose mission is to bend the arc of the story. But the political cycle-and the 24-hour news cyclehas its own relentless rhythms. If youre one of the boys, and now girls, on the bus, even if it hasnt rolled into Iowa yet, its hard to cover a foregone conclusion. If youre a Republican, then just maybe Hillary Clinton, the certain nominee if she runs, can be damaged or deterred.
If youre on the left, maybe you can nudge her ideologically. Or you can just come up with a fresh take, attention-getting and perhaps friendly, even if its implausible and unpersuasive, an unavailing piece of unsolicited advice.
All this will happen all the way until Hillary announcesand will mutate into variant strains until the day shes inaugurated.
One recurrent meme is that she isnt liberal enough to prevail in the primariesa wish dressed up as analysis or a weirdly poll-uninformed argument....
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Christie and Trump should challenge her.
Exactly. No other dems seem to be remotely in shouting distance.
Maybe Hitlary Clinton can explain why she refused to label Boko Haram as a terrorist organization..but hey, when it comes to being a Communist, one must not have to explain why they condone murder
Hillery will not stand a chance!
So the orders have gone out that she is untouchable?
So would Dennis Kucinich, Ralph Nader, some peace/antiwar candidates, attack her from the left where all the radical Lib trolls live in primaries.
And then out of no where a Banana Head whooped her a$$
Hurry up. I want to vote for her.
Crash and burn this thing asap! Can’t take it anymore.
Gore and Biden too?
The Left has no moral compass. The only value they hold is make new laws and expand government if there’s a problem or perceived problem, Constitution be dam-ed. The party of malicious tyrants is moved along by the justifications of naive do-gooders (and careless students who blindly vote for things like “cool”).
White man speak with forked tongue. Fauxcahantas has a surprise waiting for Hillary. Ambush at Old Lady Creek.
Who gave all the Democrats a “stand down” order?
The same one who gave the US military a stand down order on 9-11-2012?
she is untouchable?
We will have a woman for President but it will be Sarah.
Our only hope is to find a qualified female candidate who will challenge her on these issues and run an error free campaign. IMHO.
Boy, who could that be? Some Ripon Republican from the Northeast or upper Midwest?
The dems are trying for a repeat of 2012: their candidate is coronated while the GOP’s candidates tear each other up in a circus-like media coverage atmosphere. It’s nauseating.
The GOPe fighting its own base doesn’t help a damn bit either.
She can’t pass the physical. Her body is producing blood clots.
The American people have lost it! Look what has been elected. Hillary shall run and win. I will not even bother to vote for any given office seeker. I will vote for the issues in my home state. We will have to pick up the pieces later.
Yes. I think there’s a good chance she had a small stroke. Those glasses are very strong with strange lines running down the right lens. Also since then she’s really porked up and gotten puffy....side effects from strong meds? Is there a doctor on this thread?
I count on everything Shrum says to come true.
I hope you’d be wrong, but fear you are right. Any Dem candidate starts-off with about 250 electoral votes. Hell, a cold ham sandwich with a ‘D’ by its name promising more govt goodies would start-off at that point. It’d only need one or two of the contested states.
Meanwhile, the GOP candidate would have to nearly run the table to eeek past 269EVs. And what are the chances that we’re allowed a decent GOP candidate?
Prepping is the only sure thing at this point, it seems.
Meanwhile, the 'pubs will have a real battle between the RINOs who'd rather lose to hillary and constitutional conservatives who want a candidate we can stand.
It just might be a brilliant stategy by the dems.
Like Jeb Bush or Mike Huckabee?
I hope I’m wrong as well, though I doubt it.
... because they ain't got nobody else ?
She won't pull the voters away from hillary. It would be an acknowledgement that the next pres will be a woman, so the majority thinking will be it might as well be hillary.
hillary's a crone who has not aged well. The best counter is someone younger, intelligent, and established who appeals to youthful votes. I'd think Ted Cruz would be the best one to run against hillary, at least among those who we're considering now. But someone might emerge from the Benghazi committee.
She has blood? Who knew?
What's the big deal about Hildebeast? She's accomplished NOTHING, and who wants BILL wondering the halls of the WH again anyway? Hillary is 8 more years of 0bama!!!
Many leftists see that as a feature, not a bug.
There are other options:
Living in the Philippines
Living in Indonesia
Living in Singapore
Am I the only one that automatically thinks "Bob 'Shroom"?
C'mon people. This loser would make snake oil salesmen credible.
So it’s settled then, the RATs will be running some old white person.
I sure hope so
She has blood? Who knew?
Yea, but whose is it.
The Dems would be idiotic to not run at least a few electable candidates. Too many things can happen. Biden probably, maybe Elizabeth Warren. They won’t beat Hillary, but what if Hillary gets sick? She aint no spring chicken.
Wow. Shrum managed to crawl out from under his rock.
I challenge her to tell the truth...about anything. The “smartest woman in the world” insults life by existing.
On her own merits Hillary could never win the presidency. I have no fear of her. What I fear is the crooked voting systems. We most likely never see another Republican elected because the dem crooks have rigged the system beyond any cure.
Definitely Gore and Biden too.
LOL! Run Hillaryous, run!
So the Mushshrum says it will be Hillary? Okay, so then we know it ain’t Hillary.
So who then——Cuomo, Senator Scummer, Clooney, Rahm Tinkerbelle? Governors Chickencooper, McAuliffe, some other rat?
The real nominee has probably already been picked and will be kept under cover by Big News to protect them from exposure of their flaws as long as possible.
Why do we always have to suffer thru a couple of years of what the criminal Hillary is going to do? The endless speculation about this woman is just disgusting. She is an attention hog (and I mean hog) or she would just say she isn’t running. I heard that the insiders in DC say she is not running because of a weak heart or some other health issue. I can’t imagine that she would attract young voters.
But that too.