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It's Hillary in 2012, if Obama even makes it that far
Renew America ^ | 1-23-2010

Posted on 01/23/2010 5:05:57 PM PST by smoothsailing

January 23, 2010

It's Hillary in 2012, if Obama even makes it that far

By Bryan Fischer

There is virtually unanimous agreement that President Obama is toast. Mort Zuckerman says the air is out of the balloon, and even Der Spiegel is saying that, for German commentators, the hope is gone. In my judgment, Obama is now a lame duck president with 75% of his first (and only) term remaining.

ObamaCare, his signature issue, is dead in the water and Democrats are floating belly up right next to it. Think Corzine, Deeds, Coakley, Dodd, Dorgan, Snyder, Nelson, Lincoln, etc. etc.

If the Democrats do not insist that Obama resign from office — politically unlikely to be sure — they are liable to be dessicated, withered and powerless by 2012. His coattails are just long enough to drag them all under unless they detach themselves immediately if not sooner.

The natives are restless. If I've observed any one thing over time in politics, it's that the only thing that matters to 95% of politicians is getting re-elected. They will sell their soul to anyone who will ensure re-election and abandon any principle and any friend who serves as a drag on their electoral hopes.

The president is now dead weight, an albatross around the neck of every Democrat member of the House and the Senate. They simply cannot afford to be linked to him anymore. He is blindly pursuing policies that the great majority of Americans flatly reject, and yet he soldiers on, oblivious, perhaps through sheer hubris, to the fact that voters aren't buying the swill he is trying to sell as champagne. Congressional Democrats have got to get as far away from him as they can, and they will. Sheer self-interest will dictate separation.

Obama is a disastrous 0-5 on the campaign trail, in his first year after an inauguration attended by unmatched euphoria and expectation. Few in political history, apart from appalling scandal, have fallen so far so fast. He is the Tiger Woods of the political world. He got hosed in Copenhagen, trying the bag the Olympics for Chicago. He got hosed again in Copenhagen, trying to impose economy-destroying carbon caps on the entire world.

And he got hosed in New Jersey, Virginia and Massachusetts when he tried to lend his now vanished charisma to troubled candidates. He's now preparing to make it 0-6 by going to Nevada to prop up the dismal fortunes of the thoroughly unappealing Harry Reid.

Congressional Democrats now can safely ignore their own president, and in fact must do so to preserve any chance of survival. Dick Morris is surely correct when he says that the president will never be able to pass a significant piece of legislation ever again. The American people are watching, they know he cannot be trusted, and they will beat the daylights out of any politician who supports his disastrous agenda.

He has grossly misread the American public, perhaps again because in his insular and self-adulating world he believes he is the smartest person in the room and is sure that his brilliance will inevitably be recognized by the great unwashed. Ain't gonna happen. The American people are a lot smarter than he thinks, maybe even smarter than he is, and surely wiser when it comes to politics. They will never trust him again about anything.

The president is catastrophically weak and naive when it comes to our war against Islamofascism. He is indifferent, desultory, casual, and lacking in seriousness regarding the threat. The American people know this. He waited three days to say anything at all about the Tighty-Whitey Bomber of Christmas Day, his Pentagon whitewashed completely the jihadist attack on Ft. Hood by refusing to use either the word "Islam" or "Muslim" anywhere in its 86-page report, and he nominated a manifestly unqualified man (Erroll Southers) to head the TSA.

If there is another successful Islamic attack on the United States, and a planeload of innocent Americans gets blown up, I believe that will be the last straw for this vain and incompetent president. The American people will hound him out of office. He won't be able to show his face in public because the reaction will be so visceral and angry. He will become as isolated as Dick Nixon became in his last days in office.

He'll crank up the Oval Office thermostat to 72 degrees and hunker down in an effort to ride out the storm.

Hillary Clinton is of course watching, and I have been predicting for months now that she will launch a primary challenge to Obama in 2012. Rush Limbaugh said much the same thing this past week. The campaign of 2012 is her last realistic shot, and she is shrewd enough to see that he is finished as a politician and she'll just be too old in 2016.

Surely the Democrats in the party will see the same thing, and know that if they back Obama in 2012 they will be backing a loser. Believe me, there will be an underground movement among Democrats to plead with Hillary (or somebody) to save what shreds will remain of their party from The One in the next presidential election.

President Obama has no chance at a second term. And eroding chances of completing his first one.

© Bryan Fischer


TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events; Philosophy; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; bho2012; bho44; clinton; democrats; healthcare; hillary2012; hillaryclinton; obama; obamacare; palin; sarahpalin
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1 posted on 01/23/2010 5:05:57 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Need to add Nelson in Florida to the list too


2 posted on 01/23/2010 5:07:57 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: smoothsailing

The whole Obama things was a charade to begin with. Put on by the dimoKKKRAT party and the msm. To many people fell for it. Heck, we have never seen proof he is even a US citizen. Eighty percent of his background has been covered up. Just a farce.


3 posted on 01/23/2010 5:09:52 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: smoothsailing
He has grossly misread the American public, perhaps again because in his insular and self-adulating world he believes he is the smartest person in the room and is sure that his brilliance will inevitably be recognized by the great unwashed.

Isn't that a symptom if the "affirmative action disease?"

4 posted on 01/23/2010 5:11:45 PM PST by HIDEK6
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To: driftdiver

And hopefully McCrazy in AZ.


5 posted on 01/23/2010 5:12:31 PM PST by John D
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To: driftdiver

and I’ll add Specter


6 posted on 01/23/2010 5:13:35 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

You can add another one to the list of losses: The Martin-Chambliss runoff election in Dec 2008. 0bama turned over 25 fully staffed and funded offices to Martin, recorded robocalls, and radio ads for him, sent in Bill Clinton, Al Gore and others to campaign on Martin’s behalf. Millions of dollars flowed into the Martin campaign at 0bama direction. Martin lost to Chamliss by 15 points.

The only one that 0bama can get votes for is 0bama, and he’s even to lose a lot of ground in that regard, as well.


7 posted on 01/23/2010 5:13:36 PM PST by euram
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To: driftdiver

I will be doing everything I can to make sure that happens.


8 posted on 01/23/2010 5:13:55 PM PST by screaminsunshine
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To: smoothsailing

Too much celebrating; they were lining up last January to tell us the Republican party was dead.


9 posted on 01/23/2010 5:14:13 PM PST by gusopol3
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To: driftdiver
Screw hillary.

She's showing just how imcompetent she is at foreign policy as anything else.

10 posted on 01/23/2010 5:14:27 PM PST by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: smoothsailing
Obama, the only thing that could make the Clinton's look presidential.
11 posted on 01/23/2010 5:15:55 PM PST by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: Parley Baer

Just think, when he’s out of the Oval Office, he will be the subject of endless documentaries, where they will finally reveal the truths that they have been covering up all this time. I can’t wait!


12 posted on 01/23/2010 5:16:58 PM PST by webheart (I am a Sarah fan.)
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To: Parley Baer

Just think, when he’s out of the Oval Office, he will be the subject of endless documentaries, where they will finally reveal the truths that they have been covering up all this time. I can’t wait!


13 posted on 01/23/2010 5:17:03 PM PST by webheart (I am a Sarah fan.)
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To: smoothsailing

Operation Chaos II. Whoot!


14 posted on 01/23/2010 5:18:12 PM PST by matt1234 (The shine is off the magic negro.)
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To: smoothsailing

Let the Hildebeast run for president. We will continually remind voters of HER attempt at imposing socialized medicine on us. Perhaps they will listen this time.


15 posted on 01/23/2010 5:18:30 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Truth - Reality through the eyes of God.)
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To: smoothsailing

I’m enjoying this week as much as anyone, but the “Obama Is Toast” victory dance is premature, just as the “Conservatism Is Dead” mantra was premature in ‘08. If recent events (economic, political, etc.) have taught us anything, it’s that the present trend doesn’t always continue. So much can happen in three years that we can’t possibly foresee.


16 posted on 01/23/2010 5:18:45 PM PST by FelixFelicis (When can we *change* back? [Get yer bumper sticker at www.cafepress.com/deepright!])
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To: smoothsailing

The Dems must Impeach and remove him from office to survive the 2010 election. If not, they stand a good chance of being the minority party for the next 40 years.


17 posted on 01/23/2010 5:19:56 PM PST by DownInFlames
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To: smoothsailing

I said the same thing about Clinton in 1995.


18 posted on 01/23/2010 5:20:26 PM PST by bilhosty (Don' t tax people tax newsprint)
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To: smoothsailing
He is the Tiger Woods of the political world.

Hey, now. Tiger is actually competent at playing golf. And picking up women, for that matter.
19 posted on 01/23/2010 5:20:26 PM PST by Question Liberal Authority (Why buy health insurance at all if you can't be turned down for any pre-existing conditions?)
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To: smoothsailing

Lesson #1, don’t light a match next to a paper tiger filled with hydrogen.


20 posted on 01/23/2010 5:20:29 PM PST by uncommonsense (Liberals see what they believe; conservatives believe what they see.)
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To: smoothsailing

Zero will be damaged goods, they will run Hillary to finish the job. If Palin runs, hillary is the security blanket for the women vote. It’s the plan.


21 posted on 01/23/2010 5:20:32 PM PST by VastRWCon (Drill Baby Drill - Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: smoothsailing


THRILL IS GONE


22 posted on 01/23/2010 5:20:38 PM PST by Miss Didi ("After all...tomorrow is another day." Scarlett O'Hara, Gone with the Wind)
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To: smoothsailing

As fun as this week has been it’s way to soon to be celebrating victory. Anything can happen in 3 more years.


23 posted on 01/23/2010 5:21:30 PM PST by skyman
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To: CaptainK
Obama, the only thing that could make the Clinton's look presidential.


24 posted on 01/23/2010 5:21:51 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: Northern Yankee
The Haiti fiasco falls directly into her lap.
25 posted on 01/23/2010 5:22:22 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Sarah Palin - For such a time as this)
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To: DownInFlames

Somebody is smoking crack here - are you saying her stellar performance as Sec. of State qualifies her as presidential? I’d say she has taken herself out of contention by proving her inability to lead or inspire confidence. She has the worst of all worlds - being beaten by Barack Obama, then being beaten by his Administration while being a part of it. Not that I’m sympathetic.


26 posted on 01/23/2010 5:22:51 PM PST by Wally_Kalbacken
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To: smoothsailing

We got a Christmas card from a far left moonbat inlaw, who voted for Obama last year. He drew and colored it himself.

It shows a Christmas tree, broken off at the base and lying flat on the ground, with five ornaments lying broken on the ground underneath it. The ornaments read: O B A M A. I asked my wife what that was about, and she said he now hates Obama.

So, evidently he was completely disillusioned with the guy well before Christmas. I haven’t talked to him about politics (which is a hopeless topic), but I imagine Obama’s decision to send more troops to Afghanistan was the last straw for him.

Obama has been so inept that he has managed to offend virtually everyone. We used to say that clinton could rape a dead boy on prime time TV, and a third of the country would still support him. Obama has managed to fall to only 25% who strongly approve. And half of those are probably lying.

What the right and ordinary people think of him, we already know. But he has lost virtually ALL support.


27 posted on 01/23/2010 5:24:01 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: smoothsailing

The quickest way for Hillary to rid us of Obama is to dig out his birth certificate and put it on display.


28 posted on 01/23/2010 5:24:50 PM PST by BuffaloJack (Hoax and Chains is not the same as hope and change.)
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To: Parley Baer

do you think when his term is up the cat will finally be let out of the bag, and we’ll learn the truth?


29 posted on 01/23/2010 5:25:07 PM PST by visualops (Freepin' on my Pre!)
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To: smoothsailing
Do not underestimate the power of the Clintons.


30 posted on 01/23/2010 5:25:22 PM PST by McGruff (Love ya Sarah but I will support and contribute to JD Hayworth.)
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To: Wally_Kalbacken

Yes, you raise another issue. I doubt if Hillary will be the alternate choice. She failed to beat Obama in the primaries. And she has a similar problem: Zero qualifications. She has never done anything, other than being married to a successful politician. Her only real job was with the Rose Law Firm, managing the Whitewater scam.


31 posted on 01/23/2010 5:26:04 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: smoothsailing
maybe even smarter than he is

Boogers are smarter than Obama.

32 posted on 01/23/2010 5:26:21 PM PST by HerrBlucher (Jail Al Gore and the Climate Frauds!)
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To: smoothsailing

Sarah versus Hillary in 2012. Start stocking up on popcorn and adult beverages.


33 posted on 01/23/2010 5:28:21 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2 million for Sarah Palin: What will you do?)
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To: smoothsailing

Democrats, like the mafia surround themselves with others that have more to lose than they do. They never hire someone without a past that they can blackmail them with.

The Democrats chose to ignore this President’s failure to even be constitutionally qualified to run for President.

All they have to do is tell the President to release all information from the birth certificate to his Harvard school records. Or they could release it themselves, once the public becomes aware that he is guilty of fraud, then he will get run out of town on a rail.

I am sure he is aware that they always have this in their arsenal. I think this time, unlike when Clinton was in office, I don’t see most of them going off the cliff with him.

I can hear them now, talking on MSNBC - I had no idea that he signed documents stating he was a foreign student. I didn’t know he didn’t legally change his name from Steve Durham to Barry Oestero to Barak Obama. He told us he was always Barak.

Americans were willing to give him a chance, and vote for him even if they didn’t know about his past, but they will feel violated and betrayed and if the Democrats try to stick with him they will go down tool.


34 posted on 01/23/2010 5:28:21 PM PST by ODDITHER (HAT)
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To: webheart

I can picture it now the media looks up their old flame-Hillary. Yet another ‘historic’ candidacy. She has been spurned before but as with Bill, she needed him and he needed her. Likewise, she will need the media and the media will need her more than ever.


35 posted on 01/23/2010 5:28:49 PM PST by n2dubes
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To: DownInFlames

Sounds good to me.40 years would do them in.


36 posted on 01/23/2010 5:29:12 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life is tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: DownInFlames

Carville said that Democrats/liberals were going to govern for the next 30 years. I wonder if he still thinks that?


37 posted on 01/23/2010 5:30:43 PM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: smoothsailing
"Hillary Clinton is of course watching, and I have been predicting for months now that she will launch a primary challenge to Obama in 2012. Rush Limbaugh said much the same thing this past week.


38 posted on 01/23/2010 5:30:54 PM PST by Cobra64
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To: smoothsailing
If Hillary had stayed in the Senate she would would be #1 on the Democrat Party list but hell she has done nothing but praise Zero so she has shit in her own nest. Nobody in the Obama administration will can be a serious candidate for 2012. The people are feed up with this bunch.
39 posted on 01/23/2010 5:31:47 PM PST by kempo
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To: smoothsailing
The people that are in most immediate political danger are Reid and Pelosi. If things look bleak there could be a palace coup by the rank and file Dems in an attempt to convey that they are listening to the public.
40 posted on 01/23/2010 5:33:09 PM PST by EVO X
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To: smoothsailing

“Few in political history, apart from appalling scandal, have fallen so far so fast. He is the Tiger Woods of the political world.”
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Absolutely. Obozo, Cheetah Woods and Orenthal James Simpson will go down in history as three of a kind.


41 posted on 01/23/2010 5:34:41 PM PST by Canedawg (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.)
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To: webheart
Just think, when he’s out of the Oval Office, he will be the subject of endless documentaries....

Correct. And in those documentaries they'll FINALLY do their job and vet this man. But they'll try to make it sound like they just found out and weren't complicit in this con.

42 posted on 01/23/2010 5:35:09 PM PST by Shannon
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To: DownInFlames
The Dems must Impeach and remove him from office to survive the 2010 election. If not, they stand a good chance of being the minority party for the next 40 years.

You got a better chance of getting some Obama stash!

43 posted on 01/23/2010 5:36:35 PM PST by almost done by half
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To: Cicero
Obama has managed to fall to only 25% who strongly approve.

That's Rassmussen yesterday, right?

He was showing 24% strongly approve today, with 43% strongly disapprove.

His total approval was 44%, it amazes me that it's that high.

44 posted on 01/23/2010 5:37:22 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing
There is virtually unanimous agreement that President Obama is toast.

And which group did they sample for this poll--those who think that President Obama is toast? I would bet that at least 40% of voters still think he's the best thing since sliced bread, toasted or not.

45 posted on 01/23/2010 5:37:45 PM PST by giotto
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To: Parley Baer

i agree....even though there has been “silly” farce elections before, like a mayor or Governor (Ventura-Minnesota), i nebver thought i’d see this kinda thing at the Presidential level...it’s still very disturbing that this punk-kid got elected. Troubling...


46 posted on 01/23/2010 5:38:31 PM PST by basalt
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To: smoothsailing
President Obama has no chance at a second term. And eroding chances of completing his first one.

3 threads in less than 24 hrs on his (or lack of) mental health and the possibility that he may have to resign do to mental health issues.

Also adding to the list of Senators, looks like a fine young lad is running against Barbara Mulkulski..

http://www.teamronmiller.com/

Anything is possible...

47 posted on 01/23/2010 5:39:07 PM PST by taildragger (Palin/Mulally 2012)
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To: matt1234
Operation Chaos II. Whoot!


48 posted on 01/23/2010 5:39:16 PM PST by Cobra64
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To: smoothsailing

It would be nice to think this and that it’s all over.

Have a little Schaudenfreude a little while.

Don’t drop your guard on anything. They are still trying to go after banks and now Frank wants to kill off Fannie and Freddie and make a whole new govt-run home lending entity. They are far from over, they will get meaner and fight harder.

Then we keep fighting and fighting whatever they are trying to do, and boot many of their asses out of Congress this November. Our goals should be to stop all socialist bills and bills destroying the private sector/nationalizing any more of the private sector, and the second goal is to get as many conservatives into vulnerable dem seats as possible, with the intent to gain a majority in the House.


49 posted on 01/23/2010 5:39:55 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: gusopol3
Indeed. It's a long way to November 2010, much less 2012. It's fine to gloat but never forget, these thugs will not go down without a fight, and they have potent dirty tricks left to play when they need them.
50 posted on 01/23/2010 5:40:56 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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