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For Clinton, quitting is not an option
San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 5/7/8 | Carla Marinucci

Posted on 05/07/2008 9:29:06 PM PDT by SmithL

Screaming tabloid headlines have declared her campaign "Over!" and calls for her withdrawal from the race are mounting, but Democratic Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton - despite lackluster primary results this week - has put out her own steely message: She's not going anywhere.

"I'm staying in this race until there's a nominee, and, obviously, I am going to work as hard as I can to become that nominee," the New York senator said at a Shepherdstown, W.Va., news conference today. "I believe that I'm the stronger candidate against Sen. McCain. And I believe I would be the best president among the three of us running. So we will continue to contest these elections and move forward."

In the aftermath of a momentum-sapping week that appeared to turn the tide in her 18-month battle against Illinois Sen. Barack Obama, Clinton acknowledged that she will need some hefty assists to keep her hopes for the White House alive: more campaign cash; more support from critical, uncommitted superdelegates; more wins in the primaries ahead; and a favorable resolution on seating contested delegates from Florida and Michigan.

Averell "Ace" Smith, who ran Clinton's campaign in North Carolina - she was defeated by double digits there Tuesday - said today that for Clinton, quitting is not an option.

"People expect her to battle on. . . .

(Excerpt) Read more at sfgate.com ...


TOPICS: Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008; clinton; delusional; hillary; obama; piaps
What chaos!
1 posted on 05/07/2008 9:29:07 PM PDT by SmithL
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To: SmithL

I can imagine having a shred of respect for Obama, but not for Hillary. Some pundits are speculating that she is implicitly asking for the VP slot as her price for dropping out. I would lose the ability to have even a shred of respect for Obama if he were stupid enough to take her up on it.


2 posted on 05/07/2008 9:35:02 PM PDT by Wally_Kalbacken
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To: SmithL
What chaos!

Freud would have a field day with this live-wire personality called "Hillary(!)" ... not to mention Jung ......

3 posted on 05/07/2008 9:37:10 PM PDT by Mr_Moonlight
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To: SmithL

she has no need for “goodwill” anyway. She will serve one more term in the senate and call it a day. She figures she has nothing to lose.


4 posted on 05/07/2008 9:42:27 PM PDT by old-and-old
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To: SmithL

Rush you magnificent bastard!


5 posted on 05/07/2008 9:45:50 PM PDT by Paleo Conservative
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To: SmithL

sociopath is as sociopath does.


6 posted on 05/07/2008 9:47:31 PM PDT by robomatik ((wine plug: renascentvineyards.com cabernet sauvignon, riesling, and merlot))
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To: Wally_Kalbacken

I can’t imagine having a shred of respect for either one of those two rat bastard socialists for anything, ever.


7 posted on 05/07/2008 9:49:00 PM PDT by bobby.223
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To: Wally_Kalbacken
Have the pundits been right about a single thing ?
Hillary read the exit polls in NC and ID and saw the white dem voters were hers and fear Obama.
That the dirty little secret of yesterday election that the pundits are hiding.
8 posted on 05/07/2008 9:49:56 PM PDT by ncalburt
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To: Wally_Kalbacken

Check that shred for Obama. It needs an update.


9 posted on 05/07/2008 9:53:04 PM PDT by eyedigress (If you aren't voting who cares about your opinion.)
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To: SmithL

She is planning GOTTERDAMERUNG for the Democratic Party for not crowning her Queen.


10 posted on 05/07/2008 9:57:02 PM PDT by pankot
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To: pankot

ja wohl! Sieg Hiliarly! LOL


11 posted on 05/07/2008 10:06:50 PM PDT by mkjessup (Jimmy Carter is the skidmark in the panties of American history.)
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To: SmithL

Some think that she knows it’s over and is just mouthing the words that she’s in until the end, staying in until all the primaries are over so she can get her campaign debt paid.

I, OTOH, think she’s still in because she is one psycho b-word, and still believes that she has a chance.


12 posted on 05/07/2008 10:23:02 PM PDT by Theresawithanh (..."I just said some things that weren't in keeping with what I knew to be the case." - HRC)
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To: Theresawithanh
...still believes that she has a chance.

She can win three ways. BH Obama is scandalized and quits, Obama is defamed so badly that the super delegates think is totally unelectable and three an accident - perhaps a slip on the wet floor of the bath room or plan crash or a visit to Fort Marcy Park.

I am sure that Hillary has considered all three options - oh and there is a forth way, bribe, threaten or otherwise coerce the super delegates to vote for her - but that may be too expensive - murder is cheaper and then she could blame on evil republicans.

Evil cackle HA HA Ha ha...
The precious must have the precious - youz stole it from us..

13 posted on 05/07/2008 10:37:20 PM PDT by DaveyB (Land of the taxed and home of the slave)
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To: DaveyB

A plan crash is good but a plane crash is what I was thinking ala Ron Brown


14 posted on 05/07/2008 10:38:40 PM PDT by DaveyB (Land of the taxed and home of the slave)
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To: SmithL

Actually, I’ve never had any respect for the woman until recently. It’s a shame sheer testicular fortitude and chutzpah are her only assets.


15 posted on 05/07/2008 10:42:26 PM PDT by I still care ("Remember... for it is the doom of men that they forget" - Merlin, from Excalibur)
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To: DaveyB

For the last 24hrs my mind keeps doing a pop up of the Tortiese and the Hare......

Hillary is going to pull a Rabbit out of the Hat.

JMO


16 posted on 05/07/2008 11:38:46 PM PDT by Global2010
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To: Global2010

They ain’t spendin’ their own millions for nothin’, I guarantee it.


17 posted on 05/08/2008 2:46:51 AM PDT by The Ghost of Rudy McRomney (Using Hillary to nip Obama's heels is like beating a dead horse with an armed nuclear bomb.)
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To: Wally_Kalbacken
Some pundits are speculating that she is implicitly asking for the VP slot as her price for dropping out. I would lose the ability to have even a shred of respect for Obama if he were stupid enough to take her up on it.

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18 posted on 05/08/2008 2:52:09 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: The Ghost of Rudy McRomney

Ya know I was looking up something and Bill/Hill name kept coming up in my searches.

Bill had a Doc traveling with him 2yrs after the quad bypass (may still be with him) for FREE.

The doc was a humble practitioner who said he didnt mind working for awhile for nothing as he was able to travel and exp so much.

This is a guy who rode his rickety peddle bike to the office/hospital.

Also read that Clintons built a guest like house on the property and had the govt pay the rent for the SS agents. Which is normal for SS agents renting in the neighborhood of their subject but on the actuall property and Clintons wanted rent

IOW Clintons seem to be kind of extreme nickel rubbers or smootchers so yeah I agree with your post.

Bill BTW really should put his O2 on at night he is showing signs of pulomonary issues and some o2 therapy would really help him.

He is stubborn.

Could help him from stroking out or having heart issues and dying in his sleep if he took that lil extra measure. JMO


19 posted on 05/08/2008 3:11:50 AM PDT by Global2010
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To: Global2010

I’d forgotten about the SS people and the rent, but it all came back to me-you’re right, they are tighter than hell with a buck, and we’re talking MILLIONS here-so something to keep in mind. I don’t know if Bill’s going to hang on much longer.


20 posted on 05/08/2008 3:28:28 AM PDT by The Ghost of Rudy McRomney (Using Hillary to nip Obama's heels is like beating a dead horse with an armed nuclear bomb.)
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To: Global2010
When they were in office, they had no home in Arkansas. Their home was at the Governors mansion for ? years, the all expenses paid home. When they were in the White house, remember how they would always take their vacations up at Martha's vineyard or some other extravagant place in a friends house. Free vacation rental for the Clintons. They probably demanded there be a cook and food included, not to say anything about the utilities and booze.
21 posted on 05/08/2008 6:29:54 AM PDT by thirst4truth
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To: SmithL

She is POWER HUNGRY!! She will NEVER let a BLACK GUY BEAT HER....NEVER!!!


22 posted on 05/08/2008 7:12:11 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....The Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: SmithL

She is POWER HUNGRY!! She will NEVER let a BLACK GUY BEAT HER....NEVER!!!


23 posted on 05/08/2008 7:12:16 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....The Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Global2010

She has Obama’s Closet to open yet.


24 posted on 05/08/2008 7:13:35 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....The Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: SmithL

Ah, my pretties, you haven't seen the last of me.
Get my broomstick fired up!


25 posted on 05/08/2008 7:56:25 AM PDT by harpo11 ( Hillary Wags the Rev.)
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To: I still care
I don't have and never will have any respect for her or her husband. They are vile and harbor illusions of grandeur and want to grab as much power over us as the Constitution allows and if that doesn't give them the authority the rule of law doesn't impede their reckless and ruthless obsession with complete control over the American people.

They have a egregious and capriciously wilfull track record of negligence and scandal and much of it is because of her reckless disregard for anything other than reaching their obsessed dreams of ultimate power.

26 posted on 05/08/2008 8:05:53 AM PDT by harpo11 ( Hillary Wags the Rev.)
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To: SmithL; Bushbacker1
Bushbacker1 posted this comment on another thread:

"Barrack Hussein Obama can't garner enough delegates to win the nomination, and no one is talking about that side of the equation. Until one of the two gets enough delegates, they should both stay in the race and let Operation Chaos continue!!!! Denver is going to be fun to watch. Folks in Colorado should get ready for a redux of '68."

There is a reality here, "Hussein Obama can't close the deal even with most of the left wing mediots happily in bed with him."

$inator $hrill is like the Ever Ready Pit Bull with lipstick and dyed blonde hair crossed with the old Timex watch. She just keep on snarling, growling, biting and ticking along the campaign trail.

27 posted on 05/08/2008 8:10:29 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (Hussein ObamaSamma's Pastor, Jeremiah Wright: "God Damn America, U.S. to Blame for 9/11")
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To: Ann Archy

“She is POWER HUNGRY!! She will NEVER let a BLACK GUY BEAT HER....NEVER!!!”

Well, Obama isn’t Black.


28 posted on 05/08/2008 8:20:54 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (I reserve the right to misinterpret the comments of any and all pesters)
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To: Ann Archy

“She is POWER HUNGRY!! She will NEVER let a BLACK GUY BEAT HER....NEVER!!!”

Why has she been so easy on him?
Why hasn’t she hit him with all the stuff we on this board know about him?


29 posted on 05/08/2008 4:32:45 PM PDT by cyberella
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