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Hillary canít beat Oprah
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 12-10-07 | Jim Wooten

Posted on 12/10/2007 11:04:59 AM PST by tcrlaf

Barack Obama may have The Bomb.

And it’s not aboard the Enola Gay. It’s now aboard the Obama Express campaign for the Democratic Presidential nomination. Suddenly Hillary’s not looking invincible.

The secret weapon is, of course, Oprah, the nationally adored talk-show host. She attracted a crowd estimated at almost 30,000 Sunday in Columbia, S.C., after campaigning with him Saturday in Iowa.

“There are those who say it’s not his time, that he should wait his turn,” she told the crowd in Columbia. “Think about where you’d be in your life if you’d waited when people told you to.”

She added, too, a line that could build some fire under his campaign and attract disgruntled Independents, and perhaps even some Republican women: “I’m sick of politics as usual.”

Much of the nation is. But it’s quite a feat to get from that declaration to mobilizing the turned-off segment and delivering them to a specific candidate. But I’m not one to underestimate Oprah. Clinton and Obama are neck-and-neck in Iowa, and she’s up in the 5-10 percentage point range in New Hampshire and South Carolina. That’s within the Oprah impact zone.

The nomination’s still Hillary’s to lose. She can beat Obama. But she can’t beat Oprah.


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008; democratparty; elections; hillary; nightmare; obama; oprah; urinalconstipation
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I keep seeing a mental image in my head of Hillary standing on a bacony screaming "I'll get you. YOU, and your little bitch-dog Obama, too!!"

As she turns to her gay minions and shouts "FLY, my pretties, FLY!!!!!"

1 posted on 12/10/2007 11:05:02 AM PST by tcrlaf
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To: tcrlaf

It would be worth it to see Hillary have to go after the big O.


2 posted on 12/10/2007 11:08:43 AM PST by bmwcyle (BOMB, BOMB, BOMB,.......BOMB, BOMB IRAN)
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To: bmwcyle

Popcorn...where’s my popcorn??!!


3 posted on 12/10/2007 11:10:55 AM PST by meowmeow (In Loving Memory of Our Dear Viking Kitty (1987-2006))
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To: tcrlaf

Oprah the King Maker...

Barf alert to the max.

Obama is simply a more likeable fellow. Shrillery couldn’t compete on that basis.

Now Oprah is going to take credit, and be given credit for Obama’s success. That’s a shame.


4 posted on 12/10/2007 11:12:35 AM PST by DoughtyOne (California, where the death penalty is reserved for wholesome values. SB 777)
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To: bmwcyle
Do it, Hillary! Send your flying monkeys after Oprah! C'mon, we're counting on you! Any advisers who say it's political suicide to do so are against you - they were never with you!

Here, hold these ball bearings in your hand - they'll help you think clearly...

6 posted on 12/10/2007 11:15:20 AM PST by COBOL2Java (The Democrat Party: radical Islam's last hope)
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To: tcrlaf
I must say I'm finding all of this quite delicious.

Hillary certainly wasn't expecting Oprah to play into this.

Oprah's skewing things up real nice. Dig it.

7 posted on 12/10/2007 11:15:39 AM PST by Allegra (Greetings from a kinder, gentler Iraq. God bless US and Coalition Forces.)
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To: tcrlaf

that is an amazing sight to think of.


8 posted on 12/10/2007 11:15:47 AM PST by duffmadison (you can know the future by looking at the present and past)
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Do it, Hillary! Send your flying monkeys after Oprah!

Pretty please Hillary! I wanna see flying monkeys too!

9 posted on 12/10/2007 11:19:41 AM PST by Domandred (Eagles soar, but unfortunately weasels never get sucked into jet engines)
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To: tcrlaf

The real question is who will the democrats nominate, Edwards, Biden or Kucinich. They are the only viable candidates. Anyone who thinks Obama or Clinton will be nominated is buying in to the media spin.


10 posted on 12/10/2007 11:20:13 AM PST by webheart
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To: bmwcyle

The Clinton wonks ALREADY ARE going after Oprah, AND HARD.

So far, from MyDD they are attcking her for being Anti-Union, and are blaming her for Bush’s election in 2000

This comes from a piece posted YESTERDAY by KOS’s Jerome on MyDD, that SPECIFICLY says that OPRAH is the reason Bush is president...

And here, all along, I thought it was a “Stolen Election”...
HOW CAN THIS BE????


11 posted on 12/10/2007 11:22:12 AM PST by tcrlaf (You can lead a Liberal to LOGIC, but you can't make it THINK)
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“Hillary Can’t Beat Oprah”

Well, first of all, Oprah ain’t running.

But then, flash forward to 2012.

Hillary failed to get the nomination in 2008 thanks to Oprah’s endorsement of Obama and after a serious public breakdown she has been “resting” in a “spa” for the past 4 years. Obama was defeated in 2008 after he let is slip that he was, in fact, a Muslim. (Who says religion doesn’t matter?).

Now the Democrats find themselves faced with a choice between Dennis Kucinich and ... Oprah Winfrey. After deciding that she enjoyed the campaign with Obama, she runs on her on. She wins the nomination even before the convention on the logic that, hey, she’s black AND she’s a woman. She runs without a vice-presidential running mate. She’s Oprah, after all, why would she need a veep?


12 posted on 12/10/2007 11:24:36 AM PST by newheart (The Truth? You can't handle the Truth. But He can handle you.)
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The Nitty-gritty of all this is that the Dems have no one who is both qualified and moral. I believe the second quality was the predominate thought and at least ONE of the reasons for the Electoral College.


13 posted on 12/10/2007 11:27:58 AM PST by Sacajaweau ("The Cracker" will be renamed "The Crapper")
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It won't happen, but I'm waiting for someone from Hillary's campaign to say: "You know Oprah's friend Gail? Well ... she's more than just a friend ..."

At which point someone from Oprah's team will say: "You know Hillary's friend Huma ...?"

14 posted on 12/10/2007 11:30:27 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (The broken wall, the burning roof and tower. And Agamemnon dead.)
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15 posted on 12/10/2007 11:30:53 AM PST by Miss Didi ("Good heavens, woman, this is a war not a garden party!" Dr. Meade, Gone with the Wind)
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To: webheart
The real question is who will the democrats nominate, Edwards, Biden or Kucinich. They are the only viable candidates. Anyone who thinks Obama or Clinton will be nominated is buying in to the media spin.

I hate to say this, but Biden is the most experienced of the bunch. That being said, I agree with other posters who find this latest Oprah phenomenon "delicious", lol.
16 posted on 12/10/2007 11:34:30 AM PST by khnyny (Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed. Winston Churchill)
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To: Allegra

“Oprah’s skewing things up real nice. Dig it.”

Kinda like when H. Ross Perot entered the presidential race back when Bubba first got Elected in ‘92. Maybe the big O will act as a spoiler in our favor.....


17 posted on 12/10/2007 11:35:00 AM PST by roaddog727 (BS does not get bridges built)
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To: tcrlaf

Oprah is everthing that Hillary! is not.She didn’t inherit her billion dollar wealth or power from anyone, she did it all on her own.She is a true American success story whether you like her or not.Clearly, Hillary! can in no way measure up to Oprah.It must be driving her crazy.


18 posted on 12/10/2007 11:42:35 AM PST by COUNTrecount
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To: webheart

Al Gore.


19 posted on 12/10/2007 11:43:53 AM PST by kalee ( No burka for me...EVER.)
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To: bmwcyle

Maybe she could go on Oprah’s show, and explain how she, Hillary, a avowed femenist, managed to turn a blind eye to twenty years of her husband’s illegal affairs and do nothing. I thought she was supposed to be a woman of ACTION!?


20 posted on 12/10/2007 11:45:40 AM PST by 50sDad (Liberals: Never Happy, Never Grateful, Never Right.)
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