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Sally Quinn: Hillary Clinton should be Obama's vice president
The Washington Post ^ | June 18, 2010 | Sally Quinn

Posted on 06/17/2010 11:58:56 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden should switch jobs.

Really.

It makes sense for the Democrats, actually. Clinton has done an incredible job as secretary of state. First of all, she has worked harder than anyone should ever be expected to. She has managed to do the impossible: She is the ambassador of the United States to the world, maintaining her credibility while playing the bad guy to President Obama's good guy, such as with North Korea, Iran and Israel, and still looking good. She has been a true team player. If Clinton is dissatisfied with her role, you would never know it. She has been loyal and supportive to the president and has maintained a good relationship with him and with others in the White House. If she is being left out of the policymaking, or being sent on trips to keep her out of town, she has not shown it. She is cheerful, thoughtful, serious and diligent. There are no horror stories about her coming out of the State Department. Most notable, though, is that Bill Clinton has not been the problem that so many anticipated. He has been supportive of her and of Obama, and he has stayed out of the limelight and been discreet about his own life.

In short, the arguments against Hillary Clinton being Obama's vice president have pretty much evaporated.

So, what kind of running mate would she be? We've seen the team player. Now consider Hillary the Democratic campaigner. She is tireless and relentless.(continued)

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


TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 1term; 2010; 2012; biden; clinton; democrats; hillary; hillaryclinton; idiotalert; obama; palin; sarahpalin; stuckonstupid; whoshotbho
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I hope they're that stupid.
1 posted on 06/17/2010 11:58:57 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ahhhh...it’s starting to make sense now...think about it....others on FR have already figured it out.


2 posted on 06/18/2010 12:00:09 AM PDT by chasio649 (amused)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
...she has worked harder than anyone should ever be expected to.

Wipe your mouth, Sally, you missed a spot.

3 posted on 06/18/2010 12:00:42 AM PDT by Talisker (When you find a turtle on top of a fence post, you can be damn sure it didn't get there on it's own.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Clinton has done an incredible job as secretary of state. First of all, she has worked harder than anyone should ever be expected to. She has managed to do the impossible: She is the ambassador of the United States to the world, maintaining her credibility while playing the bad guy to President Obama's good guy, such as with North Korea, Iran and Israel, and still looking good.

This IS a parody, right? There's not a sensible thought in the paragraph, and I stopped right there. I can almost hear Sally Quinn's hectoring "No, REALLY!" tone.

4 posted on 06/18/2010 12:02:28 AM PDT by Darkwolf377 ("You seem to believe that stupidity is a virtue. Why is that so?"-Flight of the Phoenix)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So what will they do with Biden?


5 posted on 06/18/2010 12:02:36 AM PDT by funfan
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To: Talisker

Oh Man, here’s a napkin honey.


6 posted on 06/18/2010 12:03:39 AM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: funfan
So what will they do with Biden?

Gaff Czar.

7 posted on 06/18/2010 12:04:08 AM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Switch?!! As if Biden could be Secretary of State without a map of the world tattooed on the back of his hand!?


8 posted on 06/18/2010 12:04:34 AM PDT by the_Watchman
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To: Cementjungle

Perfect and if he fails at that there is always Siberia


9 posted on 06/18/2010 12:09:33 AM PDT by funfan
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I initially took this as some kind of parody. These people are nuts.


10 posted on 06/18/2010 12:13:47 AM PDT by Da Mav
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"Clinton has done an incredible job as secretary of state."


11 posted on 06/18/2010 12:15:06 AM PDT by americanophile (November can't come fast enough....)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama was to insecure to have Hillary as VP.


12 posted on 06/18/2010 12:18:27 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Hillary is a team player...” if your team is comprised of people willing to eat your liver with a nice chianti and some fava beans...*ssnf ssnf ssnf ssnf*


13 posted on 06/18/2010 12:19:30 AM PDT by ransomnote
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why is this woman still writing:
Sally Quinn may have lost her print column in the Washington Post, but she says she has no regrets.

“I have absolutely no regrets at all,” Quinn told Politico’s Michael Calderone.

Quinn used her column last week to address rumors about her family — that she had scheduled her son’s wedding deliberately to coincide with her husband’s granddaughter’s — and lost her newspaper column this week.

“I just felt like if I wrote this, I would take the heat off them,” she said. “And boy, did I ever.”

“People then stopped focusing on [Quinn and his fiancée] and started focusing on me,” she added. “That’s fine. I’ve been there most of my life.”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/02/26/sally-quinn-has-no-regret_n_478777.html


14 posted on 06/18/2010 12:20:26 AM PDT by americanophile (November can't come fast enough....)
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To: funfan
So what will they do with Biden? <<

Send him on a picnic, to Fort Marcy Park

15 posted on 06/18/2010 12:22:33 AM PDT by M-cubed
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To: nickcarraway

Insecure? What about afraid for his life?


16 posted on 06/18/2010 12:24:30 AM PDT by ransomnote
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Make the gaff-master Secretary of State? The man says the wrong thing at the wrong time - ooooh yeah...that’ll work.


17 posted on 06/18/2010 12:26:17 AM PDT by ransomnote
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They’re not coordinating.

After all the recent work the WaPo has put into building Biden back up I thought they meant to take down O and install him in the throne.


18 posted on 06/18/2010 12:28:02 AM PDT by sinanju
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

if i were a dim it would make more sense to be thinking hill should be pres.


19 posted on 06/18/2010 12:33:35 AM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: ransomnote

Oh my gosh...you’re my first laugh for the wee hours.

Thank you.


20 posted on 06/18/2010 12:33:43 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: paul51

They are working up to saying it. As if Hillary were VP this time then in 2012 she’d be ‘ready for president. Give it a few more months and it will be out in the open.
That will be 50 cents, please (*my late night rate for prognostications*)


21 posted on 06/18/2010 12:43:42 AM PDT by ransomnote
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hillary does not “play” the bad guy.


22 posted on 06/18/2010 12:55:16 AM PDT by Dapper 26
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To: sinanju; 2ndDivisionVet; chasio649
They’re not coordinating.

After all the recent work the WaPo has put into building Biden back up I thought they meant to take down O and install him in the throne.

This is some sort of weird trial balloon.

From the article: "Most important, were she vice president and Obama were for some reason not able to fulfill his term, she would be ready to step in."

Two things appear to be going on now:

1. Biden is being made (by the media) to look "presidential" (e.g. his Memorial Day appearance).

2. Clinton is being asked by BO to sue Arizona for its anti-illegal immigration law (which is essentially the same as the federal law that is not being enforced).

Wait, something else.

There's a thread over at Hillbuzz about how Clinton should wait until 2016 to attempt another presidential run.

23 posted on 06/18/2010 1:00:02 AM PDT by thecodont
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To: thecodont

What is behind the request for Hillary to sue AZ?
The part about ‘...Obama were for some reason not able to fulfill his term, she would be ready to step in’ is scary. First time I realized that this particular freak scenario means we get Hillary without an election.
And it could hint that the Dems would actually try to pull Obama off the stage or that he is petulantly tired of ‘playing the part’ or is threatened with blackmail of epic proportions. *my tin foil hat slips forward covering one eye but I automatically flick it back into place with foil covered tongs*


24 posted on 06/18/2010 1:08:26 AM PDT by ransomnote
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Clinton has done an incredible job as secretary of state.

There are two kinds of "incredible," Sally. "Incredibly bad" is the one you are looking at. She has lost more respect for the US than anyone could have dreamed of.

25 posted on 06/18/2010 1:20:39 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (The Obama magic is <strike>fading</strike>gone.)
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To: ransomnote
What is behind the request for Hillary to sue AZ?

Sorry, I should have re-worded that.

Clinton was just relaying the news about BO wanting to sue AZ.

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/wire/sns-ap-us-immigration-law-clinton,0,1552596.story

"The [Justice] department has been looking at the law for weeks for possible civil rights violations, with an eye toward a possible court challenge.

"It's unclear why Clinton made the comment since it's not her area. She couldn't be reached Thursday for comment."

26 posted on 06/18/2010 1:23:31 AM PDT by thecodont
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To: funfan

His health suddenly takes a turn for the worse?


27 posted on 06/18/2010 1:59:18 AM PDT by beckysueb (January 20, 2013. When Obama becomes just a skidmark on the panties of American history.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Here it starts.

They see Obama is a disaster, but Biden is not presidential material. If Hillary were to get into the vice presidency, Obama look out. Suddenly it would be discovered he WASN’T born in Hawaii, or some such, and instead of circling the wagons around Obama (which is what the MSM normally does to protect dems), Hillary would be the new saviour of the dems.


28 posted on 06/18/2010 2:09:23 AM PDT by I still care (I believe in the universality of freedom -George Bush, asked if he regrets going to war.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
... but importantly, she would neutralize the effect of Sarah Palin. Whatever Palin came up with, Hillary could best her -- and the Tea Party crowd as well. The Republicans would lose their "year of the woman" argument.

Quinn is an idiot, and much worse of course, but seems like some are starting to sweat .... about Obama on the one hand, and Palin on the other.

29 posted on 06/18/2010 2:25:56 AM PDT by militanttoby
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What exactly HAS Hillary! done as secretary of state? What international problem has she solved?


30 posted on 06/18/2010 2:38:43 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (Republicans should campaign like Rush Limbaugh. A lot more of them would get elected.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Well Sally, it is one way to get rid of ZERO.
If the Hildabeast becomes VP, then a magic bullet finds Zero.
31 posted on 06/18/2010 2:39:31 AM PDT by DeaconRed (ZERO: Doing the impossible: Making Jimmah Kartah & Slick the chicken choker look GOOD)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Another two years with this trio of clowns and we won’t need a Secretary of State because the only foreigners on speakng terms with us will be muslim terrorists.


32 posted on 06/18/2010 3:25:30 AM PDT by Iron Munro (I prayed: "O Lord make my enemies ridiculous."And God granted it. ~ Voltaire)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHH

Haven’t we been punished enough???????????


33 posted on 06/18/2010 3:36:33 AM PDT by Carley (For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It sounds as if Sally sees Hillary as the next POTUS. And if anything unfortunate should happen to Obama, (God forbid), she’d be President without the bother of an election. This would save the democratic party from extinction or until Hillary harnesses the new illegal alien vote, estimated at 30 million or so. That, along with Acorn (or whatever they’re calling themselves now), and assorted Obama Storm Troopers, not to mention the voting dead and incarcerated felons, would insure dems in power for the foreseeable future.


34 posted on 06/18/2010 3:42:17 AM PDT by hershey
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The world is laughing at us and they think Hillary’s done a stellar job. Iran, North Korea, Turkey, Brazil, China, Israel, ... the list goes on and on. And they think the SecState has been wonderful.

To liberals, loyalty MUST be more important than substance, because their philosophies simply don’t work.


35 posted on 06/18/2010 3:45:18 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and proud of it. Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Better solution...remove Obama from power and put him in prison for his crimes.
36 posted on 06/18/2010 3:56:59 AM PDT by highlander_UW (Education is too important to leave in the hands of the government.)
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To: Darkwolf377

She should be in jail. Remember thar bool ‘’Criswel Predicts’’? It came out in the 70s, I think. He predicted a future prez. would be nothing more than crimminal. I don’t think he predicted that the SCOTUS, CIA, FBI. DOJ,,ETC. would support treason in the future. He wold be stunned to see what is going on now.


37 posted on 06/18/2010 4:00:18 AM PDT by Waco
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
She has managed to do the impossible: She is the ambassador of the United States to the world, maintaining her credibility while playing the bad guy to President Obama's good guy, such as with North Korea, Iran and Israel, and still looking good.

/snicker

Is this author really so clueless as to think that this administration - and thus by extension Clinton - has been anything but an unmitigated failure with North Korea, Iran, and Israel?

Whatever that author's been smoking is most definitely illegal.


38 posted on 06/18/2010 4:03:36 AM PDT by Oceander (The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance -- Thos. Jefferson)
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To: ransomnote; chasio649
That will be 50 cents, please (*my late night rate for prognostications*)

You can use it to buy a ticket on the bandwagon. As chasio649 pointed out above...

Ahhhh...it’s starting to make sense now...think about it....others on FR have already figured it out.

:-)

39 posted on 06/18/2010 4:03:45 AM PDT by Gondring (Paul Revere would have been flamed as a naysayer troll and told to go back to Boston.)
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To: hershey

“It sounds as if Sally sees Hillary as the next POTUS. And if anything unfortunate should happen to Obama, (God forbid), she’d be President without the bother of an election. This would save the democratic party from extinction or until Hillary harnesses the new illegal alien vote, estimated at 30 million or so. That, along with Acorn (or whatever they’re calling themselves now), and assorted Obama Storm Troopers, not to mention the voting dead and incarcerated felons, would insure dems in power for the foreseeable future.”

If O is ever removed from office we will have bigger problems than any of this. We would be looking at Rodney King era riots in every city in the country.


40 posted on 06/18/2010 4:05:07 AM PDT by redk
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
If I am remembering correctly, when the Clinton's were in the White House, Sally Quinn did not once invite them to any of her parties. Ms. Quinn also did not support Mrs. Clinton during the primary. Why the sudden change of heart?
41 posted on 06/18/2010 4:12:03 AM PDT by CarolinaGOP ("Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face." - Ronald Reagan)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Clinton has done an incredible job as secretary of state. First of all, she has worked harder than anyone should ever be expected to. She has managed to do the impossible: She is the ambassador of the United States to the world, maintaining her credibility while playing the bad guy to President Obama's good guy, such as with North Korea, Iran and Israel, and still looking good.

This must have been written by somebody trying to be funny! Hillary is the laughing stock of the World! IMO Clinton has done nothing of substance, other than denigrating our country, further deteriorating our relationships with our allies, and encouraging our enemies.

42 posted on 06/18/2010 4:14:36 AM PDT by olezip
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

No thanks. I want them all gone. Hillary supports everything obama does. The last thing we need is independents rallying around Hillary.


43 posted on 06/18/2010 4:15:07 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Get a room, Sally...


44 posted on 06/18/2010 4:21:39 AM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
hillary clinton + reset button = extraordinary incompetence
45 posted on 06/18/2010 4:22:03 AM PDT by flipper999 (tag you are it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

VP! Hey Sally, she’s going to be his opponent in 2012, not running mate.


46 posted on 06/18/2010 4:22:57 AM PDT by almcbean
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To: funfan
So what will they do with Biden?

They're gonna make him an offer he can't refuse.

47 posted on 06/18/2010 4:24:22 AM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hillary as Obama’s VP would be like having a cobra in your bed.


48 posted on 06/18/2010 4:24:53 AM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (THE CANDIDATE THE LEFT SMEARS THE MOST IS THE ONE THEY FEAR THE MOST.)
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To: Fresh Wind
What international problem has she solved?

Solved? She isn't even connected with diplomatic efforts in the World's hotspots. That's better left to someone who has a clue of what they are doing. Instead, the O administration has her on an endless tour of the 3rd world.

49 posted on 06/18/2010 5:10:57 AM PDT by vlad335
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yeah, that’s the ticket. Bumptious Joe Biden just doesn’t hate America enough.


50 posted on 06/18/2010 5:18:47 AM PDT by Stand W (Fetchez La Vache!)
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