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Susan Estrich: Clinton or Obama on Top?
FoxNews.com ^ | 23 Apr 08 | Susan Estrich

Posted on 04/24/2008 7:19:26 AM PDT by seanmerc

LOS ANGELES — I hate pundits who remind you when they were right, and conveniently forget all the times we’re wrong. Half the fun of being a pundit is that it really doesn’t matter; that unlike the situation when you’re running a campaign, our mistakes don’t count for anything but amusement.

Even so, when I turned my computer on at 5 p.m. EDT on Tuesday and saw, on my favorite such source, the Primary Day Drudge report, the report that the exits were closer than expected, I couldn’t help but start laughing. My students thought, probably not for the first time, that I had gone slightly nuts.

There we were, discussing attitudes towards rape, and I was laughing. Still, it was my screenplay playing out. At the end of Act Two, it always looks like this could be the end for Hillary, like Obama, spending more, bigger crowds, momentum rolling, might just stop her in New Hampshire/Nevada/California/New Jersey/Ohio/Texas/Pennsylvania; the exits are always closer than expected; the obituary writers get their pens out, the Obama people start saying it better be a convincing win or she’s dead and then, whoosh, she’s alive!

On to the next state.

Same time, same place. See you in Indiana.

Will it happen all over again?

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008; barackobama; clinton; clintonistas; clintoon; dims; dumbocrats; election; elections; hildebeast; hillary; hillaryclinton; liberalmeatheads; mrsbillclinton; obama; obamanation; obamarama; obomber; rats

1 posted on 04/24/2008 7:19:27 AM PDT by seanmerc
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To: seanmerc

Guess either would be fine with her.


2 posted on 04/24/2008 7:20:12 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: seanmerc

Please reword your title, I just had breakfast and the visual image is too much to take.


3 posted on 04/24/2008 7:22:54 AM PDT by xkaydet65 (Peace, love, brotherhood, and firepower. And the greatest of these is firepower!)
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To: xkaydet65

Actually, Susan Estrich chose the title.


4 posted on 04/24/2008 7:23:31 AM PDT by seanmerc
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To: seanmerc

That image will stick in my mind the rest of the day! THANKS


5 posted on 04/24/2008 7:24:32 AM PDT by longhorn too
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To: seanmerc
I hate pundits who remind you when they were right, and conveniently forget all the times we’re wrong.

When did you ever care if you were right or wrong, Susan?

6 posted on 04/24/2008 7:25:15 AM PDT by Pistolshot (When you let what you are define who you are, you create racial divisiveness.)
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To: seanmerc

What a revolting headline.


7 posted on 04/24/2008 7:29:31 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: longhorn too
Allow me to assist...
8 posted on 04/24/2008 7:30:32 AM PDT by seanmerc
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To: xkaydet65
LOL. I knew it was a serious title, but I couldn't help thinking - so that's what this is all about, this fight. Both want to be on top. (My bad). However, when this is all said and done, can you imagine who might want to be tagged for Veep? I doubt there are many Dems who will want to be associated with either of these candidates, once they get done smearing and exposing all the sordid details about each other. If I were a Democrat, I would think being Veep to Obama or Clinton would be political suicide, a worthless position, and a constant pain playing the cover-up game for them.

But, then, it's obvious that most Dem politicians don't have morals or ethics, or we wouldn't have these two out there who are supposed to represent "the best" of their party!

9 posted on 04/24/2008 7:32:11 AM PDT by CitizenM ("An excuse is worse than an lie, because an excuse is a lie hidden." Pope John Paul, II)
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To: Pistolshot
hate pundits who remind you when they were right, and conveniently forget all the times we’re wrong.

When did you ever care if you were right or wrong, Susan?

She admits she doesn't care:

"Half the fun of being a pundit is that it really doesn’t matter; that unlike the situation when you’re running a campaign, our mistakes don’t count for anything but amusement."

She's absolutely right. Pundits are entertainers and anyone who takes them more seriously than that is foolish

10 posted on 04/24/2008 7:34:29 AM PDT by Prokopton
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To: seanmerc

Aw man what did I do to deserve this?


11 posted on 04/24/2008 7:38:52 AM PDT by longhorn too
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To: longhorn too
It was either that or this:
12 posted on 04/24/2008 7:42:16 AM PDT by seanmerc
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To: longhorn too

Besides, I figured that HT’s image would get just about anything else out of your head.


13 posted on 04/24/2008 7:44:49 AM PDT by seanmerc
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To: seanmerc

They must have used a dump truck of bondo to make her look like that!

My favorite line in her article:
“There we were, discussing attitudes towards rape, and I was laughing.” Just like she did during the Clinton Administration!


14 posted on 04/24/2008 7:51:49 AM PDT by Holicheese (Hillary deserves the CMoH for her time in Tuzla!)
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To: seanmerc

“There we were, discussing attitudes towards rape...”

And you know, that is just how I picture Susan and her students.


15 posted on 04/24/2008 8:03:04 AM PDT by Brilliant
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Susan having been a rape victim, I’m not sure what was so funny about the subject to her.


16 posted on 04/24/2008 8:03:24 AM PDT by seanmerc
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To: BenLurkin

[Clinton or Obama on Top?]

Yikes! What a thought! My eyes! My eyes!


17 posted on 04/24/2008 8:07:44 AM PDT by FastCoyote (I am intolerant of the intolerable.)
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To: FastCoyote

Does anybody market Drano for the mind?


18 posted on 04/24/2008 9:14:07 AM PDT by oldfart (The most dangerous man is the one who has nothing left to lose.)
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To: seanmerc

What a pointless article. She did not add a single piece of new information or a single sliver of a new perspective or idea. See what name recognition is worth? If you have it, you can write tripe like this and get paid for it.


19 posted on 04/24/2008 9:33:44 AM PDT by samtheman
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Actually, I thought she made a good point about how the longer this goes on, the more likely it is that these two candidates will wind up on the same ticket.


20 posted on 04/24/2008 10:14:55 AM PDT by karnage
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To: seanmerc

You know old Susan does not look to bad in this picture. If only she wouldn’t open her mouth!


21 posted on 04/24/2008 2:57:59 PM PDT by longhorn too
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To: seanmerc

22 posted on 04/24/2008 7:26:10 PM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (I want to "Buy American" but the only things for sale made in the USA are politicians)
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