Skip to comments.How to Beat Hillary (Next) November
Posted on 11/17/2007 8:31:45 PM PST by Baladas
I've seen up close the two Clintons America knows. He's a big smile, hand locked on your arm and lots of charms. "Hey, come down and speak at my library. I'd like to talk some politics with you."
And her? She tends to be, well, hard and brittle. I inherited her West Wing office. Shortly after the 2001 Inauguration, I made a little talk saying I appreciated having the office because it had the only full-length vanity mirror in the West Wing, which gave me a chance to improve my rumpled appearance. The senator from New York confronted me shortly after and pointedly said she hadn't put the mirror there. I hadn't said she did, just that the mirror was there. So a few weeks later, in another talk, I repeated the story about the mirror. And shortly thereafter, the junior senator saw me and, again, without a hint of humor or light in her voice, icily said she'd heard I'd repeated the story of the mirror and she
that mirror in the office.
(Excerpt) Read more at newsweek.com ...
This is the controversial new Rovian column - any campaign advice from him should be considered.
Mirror, mirror on the wall...
I’d love to have a ten spot for every person that she’s threatened or intimidated. I’d be on easy street. Please tell me that the American people will see through her facade before November 2008.
She’s making a list, she’s checking it twice, gonna find out who’s going to the gulag tonight - Hillary the Nazi Ice Queen is coming to town...
If Hillary is beat ... Algore’s constant cries and court cases over the ‘stolen election’ will be a but a small ripple compared to the tidal wave this she beast will unleash.
Of course She Who Must Not Be Named didn’t have a mirror - She cast no reflection, so why would She have one?
First, you have to actually have core convictions that naturally contrast with Hillary. Being pro-life, pro-family, pro-Constitution, pro-gun, etc, would go far.
No mirror known to man could contain that image and still exist.
Uhhh...with a baseball bat?
CAW CAW CAW!!!
I dunno... the same guy who almost lost in 2000; came up with "compassionate conservatism"; almost lost in 2004; lost the Congress in 2006; and operates on that old maxim, "Of course they'll vote Republican, where ELSE are they going to go?"
In reality, she’s eminently beatable. Her contentious history evokes unpleasant memories. She lacks her husband’s political gifts and rejects much of the centrism he championed. The health-care fiasco showed her style and ideology. All of which helps explain why, for a front runner in an open race for the presidency, she has the highest negatives in history.
hopeful words from rove.
I’ve got an issue to beat Hillary Clinton with.
Hillary Clinton is strongly concerned about global warming but opposes putting nuclear waste in Yucca Mountain in Nevada. Therefore, one of the following must be true:
1. She doesn’t really believe global warming is a threat and she’s just using it for a campaign issue.
2. She does think global warming is a threat, but thinks Nevada’s three electoral votes are more important that this serious threat to the planet.
3. She thinks we can somehow cut down on CO2 emissions by a significant amount without using nuclear power. That proposition is absurd.
4. She thinks the nuclear waste should go someplace else, even though Yucca Mountain was chosen after a multiyear study and it would probably take decades to find another place.
I wish Hillary would explain which of these four is correct. My guess is option #2. Not one of these four options would reflect well on her. I wish the Republicans would press the point.
Hillary is about the past. She is not about the future. The Republican nominee needs to drive this point home to the masses. She has lead nothing. The people of the USA are looking for a leader.
A friend of mine who was the only Republican in a family of heavy-hitter Democratic fundraisers (they were all lawyers except him) was invited to dinner at the White House during the '90s. He told me that at one point, an aide offered him a private tour.
When they were in Hillary's office after hours, the aide was paged to an urgent call and left for a couple of minutes. He said he suddenly realized he was all alone in Hillary Clinton's office! So he decided to look around. He noticed a little room off to the side. There was a huge picture of Hillary on the middle of the far wall, and it was surrounded by dozens of other photos. He assumed it was just photos of Hillary with celebrities and world leaders, as many prominent people might have. Then he realized that, no, they were all pictures of Hillary alone. He said he began laughing in astonishment as he realized that he was standing in a shrine...Hillary's shrine to herself!
No, I will not tell you his name, for his own protection. But I swear, he is the real deal. I know his wealthy family, and he's my longtime financial advisor.
I say, why wait til next year? Let's beat her now!
Hey thanks for this post!
I don’t normally check out Newsweak.
But the comments at the end of the column by the left wing loonies are telling...
What a perfect analogy!!
Doesn’t surprise me.....she’s quite the narcissist.
“Please tell me that the American people will see through her facade before November 2008.”
IMO, the big mistake Her Thighness made was starting her campaign way too early. 18 months of Hitlery? Who will like her after seeing that much of her?
Voting booth? I need the crapper, I’m going to upChuck!!
How to beat hillary? LOL - win more votes in the Electorial College than she does.
Reading the comments on the Newsweek article is truly enlightening about the Liberal mind. Scary.
Actually, Hillary can be beaten by speaking Female as it were.
Rove was genius at taking an opponent’s strength and making it a weakness, to beat Hillary, pound her on things like lack of action on “Equal Pay” that she never moved for in the Senate, stuff like that.
The Dhimmis are planning on the male vote being split on Iraq, and the Female vote going to Hillary along with new single female voters registering and Voting Hilde, why not give them reasons not to vote for Hillary?
“There was a huge picture of Hillary on the middle of the far wall, and it was surrounded by dozens of other photos. He assumed it was just photos of Hillary with celebrities and world leaders, as many prominent people might have. Then he realized that, no, they were all pictures of Hillary alone. He said he began laughing in astonishment as he realized that he was standing in a shrine...Hillary’s shrine to herself!”
That is really creepy.
Wait a minute. Isn’t thay what Kerry had in his office during the last Presidential run? IIRC it was a shrine to himself.
I heard a pollster on Neal Boortz last night say Hillary has the independent women locked up in the states where the GOP needs them, and she will win easily against any of the current crop.
I agree, Rove's advice should be definitely considered and taken seriously.
I think the most important point is not to underestimate her.
"It is a small but telling story: she is tough, persistent and forgets nothing. Those are some of the reasons she is so formidable as a contender, and why Republicans who think she would be easy to beat are wrong. "
Add to that the vast Clinton machine that has been built up in the last 15 years.
She is beatable, but not easily. The ultimate Republican nominee needs to understand that. Rove gives a lot of good, specific advice.
“I heard a pollster on Neal Boortz last night say Hillary has the independent women locked up in the states where the GOP needs them, and she will win easily against any of the current crop.”
That would seem to be an area that needs to be addressed, if “we” just sit back and allow Hillary to easily when that demographic we will need a near record turnout of base vote to make up for it, and the base isn’t thrilled with “our” guys.
To me, the base is our first problem, that needs to be addressed first, then move on to the independents.
That and it’s a year out, Boortz’s crystal ball is just as murky as anyone else’s.
“any campaign advice from him should be considered.”
Like this piece? “Aggressively campaign for the votes of America’s minorities.” Rove’s an idiot and that’s being kind.
The Wicked Queen and the Seven Dwarves
Duncan Hunter can’t beat the margin of error much less Hillary.
What’s a “Dwarve”?
Yep, send Fred out there with a cucumber and he’ll take care of her. :p
I don’t don’t get the cucumber thing, what is that about?
Here we go folks - the shouting has started - the ONE and ONLY issue that will once again hi-jack every thread - the drum beat that ended up putting the democraps like pelosi and reid in power - starts again...
It isn't going to matter what other issues we want/need to talk about - we are going to be shouted down BORDERBORDERBORDERBORDERBORDERBORDERBORDER
How to beat Hillary? ...a stinging parody web site tailored to independent voters exploiting Hillary’s biggest negative - trust. There are plenty of anti-Hillary sites out there, but most of them are lame, corny, or so anti-Hillary they turn non political people off. We have to use the formula Comedy Central uses - ridicule via comedy that’s tied to political analysis.
Just think about how fun it would be to parody Hillary’s site and substitute her poll tested issue pages with the reality of her record?
Or creating pages for all of her “constituencies” like women, latinos, illegals, unions, environmentalists, gays/lesbians and all the rest with the real reasons she supports them tied to her ratings from related special interest groups along with her voting record and evolving stances through the years.
Using the power of the internet to bypass the MSM pro-Clinton filter is the way to go, especially with the widespread use of web video. Something like this would also get tons of free press and viral potential by utilizing the latest in internet marketing tactics.
Many people hate Hillary. I have never seen Bill Clinton, Al Gore, even Kerry, elicit the kind of dislike people have for her. It goes beyond simple politics, many people whom I consider centrist or even boderline liberal despise her.
That said, she has been methodically preparing for this since her sanate victory, and strategically the election is hers to lose. To defeat her we will need someone who is charming, who can be a contrast to the fundamental repulsion people feel towards her. Completely ignoring the issues, and looking exclusively at presentability, Huckabee would be good, Romney is also OK.
And there it is, the naked truth of the matter, by the time we remove our heads from our posteriors Hilde will be far ahead and with Cheerleaders in the OSM supplementing her huge war chest.
It’s an alternative plural of “dwarf”.
This actually fits in quite well with Rove’s story about Hillary letting him know she did not appreciate him telling anyone about the mirror in her office. She probably didn’t put the mirror there. But heaven forbid anyone think something about her that might possibly.... be.... true.
The real woman must never be revealed.
It must really be awful to be her.
Something to keep in mind folks...
If CNN was willing to lie for Saddam, just what do you think they are willing to do getting Hillary! elected?
We have our work cut out for us...