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ROBERT REICH: Get Ready For A Obama-Clinton Presidential Ticket
TBI ^ | 12-28-2011 | Robert Reich

Posted on 12/28/2011 6:16:11 PM PST by blam

ROBERT REICH: Get Ready For A Obama-Clinton Presidential Ticket

Robert Reich
Dec. 28, 2011, 7:08 PM

My political prediction for 2012 (based on absolutely no inside information): Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden swap places. Biden becomes Secretary of State — a position he’s apparently coveted for years. And Hillary Clinton, Vice President.

So the Democratic ticket for 2012 is Obama-Clinton.

Why do I say this? Because Obama needs to stir the passions and enthusiasms of a Democratic base that’s been disillusioned with his cave-ins to regressive Republicans. Hillary Clinton on the ticket can do that.

Moreover, the economy won’t be in superb shape in the months leading up to Election Day. Indeed, if the European debt crisis grows worse and if China’s economy continues to slow, there’s a better than even chance we’ll be back in a recession. Clinton would help deflect attention from the bad economy and put it on foreign policy, where she and Obama have shined.

The deal would also make Clinton the obvious Democratic presidential candidate in 2016 — offering the Democrats a shot at twelve (or more) years in the White House, something the Republicans had with Ronald Reagan and the first George Bush but which the Democrats haven’t had since FDR. Twelve years gives the party in power a chance to reshape the Supreme Court as well as put an indelible stamp on America.

According to the latest Gallup poll, the duo are this year’s most admired man and woman This marks the fourth consecutive win for Obama while Clinton has been the most admired woman in each of the last 10 years. She’a topped the list 16 times since 1993, exceeding the record held by former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, who topped the list 13 times.

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


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KEYWORDS: 2012; clinton; election; election2012; hildebeast; hillaryclinton; obama; obama2012; reichhhhhhhhhhh; robertreich
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(Robert Reich is an economist, a professor, and former Clinton labor secretary)
1 posted on 12/28/2011 6:16:19 PM PST by blam
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To: blam

Two years and one day more of Obama?

No thanks.


2 posted on 12/28/2011 6:18:28 PM PST by null and void (Day 1072 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: blam

I’ve been saying for some time that pant suit would be jumping in.


3 posted on 12/28/2011 6:19:24 PM PST by VicVega (LSU is without a doubt the #1 team in the nation. GEAUX TIGERS, Geaux Saints)
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To: blam

I bet the pollsters and working over time checking to see if this would work


4 posted on 12/28/2011 6:20:16 PM PST by molson209
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To: blam

If Joey B is assass-ination insurance, what is hitlery?


5 posted on 12/28/2011 6:22:09 PM PST by rawcatslyentist (It is necessary that a person be born of a father who is a citizen; ~Vattel's Law of Nations)
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To: blam

Two Marxists for the price of one. Double the corruption.


6 posted on 12/28/2011 6:22:09 PM PST by Jukeman (No Romney, No Bush, No Trump. No, No, No. Never. Final Word!)
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To: blam
Robert Reich is a sawed-off little blowhard that lies with a straight face, and who I have never heard utter a factually correct statement.

If he said the sun rose in the east, I'd be up at 5:30 to see why the world rotation had reversed.

I give RR as much respect as I give waterbugs at nudist camps... Best to smack 'em with a flip-flop.

RR couldn't either logic or articulate his way out of a very short, wet, paper bag.

And he smells of elderberries.

/johnny

7 posted on 12/28/2011 6:22:17 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: blam

If Hillary was his VP then he better make sure his life insurance is paid up! Those Clintons will do anything to achieve more power....


8 posted on 12/28/2011 6:23:18 PM PST by jakerobins
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To: blam

We tried to warn you about this, Obama. It’s not a smart move.


9 posted on 12/28/2011 6:23:42 PM PST by reasonisfaith (Or, more accurately---reason serves faith. See W.L. Craig, and many others.)
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To: blam; All

Well, there is a HELLUVA lot of bad blood between Hussein and the Clintons.

Of course, the question is whether they trust each other enough and desire the POWER enough to walk hand-in-hand.

I believe this ticket would make it MUCH more difficult for Republicans to beat...Hussein is worshipped by his urban base, and Hitlery is worshipped by the feminazis.

So let’s see....I would be surprised, after all the bad blood from the 2008 primary season, that these two would trust each other.


10 posted on 12/28/2011 6:24:26 PM PST by Recovering_Democrat
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To: blam

If Biden ain’t on the ticket, forget it, I’m not voting.


11 posted on 12/28/2011 6:24:40 PM PST by Charles Henrickson (Joe is hardscrabble, man.)
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To: blam

SoS has more influence than VP. This has to be to line Hillary up to be the heir apparent.


12 posted on 12/28/2011 6:24:59 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: blam

The vertically challenged Robert Reich has finally said something I that I can agree with. Barack the Kenyan is a sitting duck without Hillary Clinton on the ticket. And the Kenyan knows it. I’m just wondering what the excuse will be. Plugs has been diagnosed with some disease? He wants to work on his standup comedian stuff? He’s got a shot at a Home Depot franchise where he drinks coffee with the boys every morning? Whatever the excuse is, it should be good. Especially if they let Rimshot come up with the excuse.


13 posted on 12/28/2011 6:25:58 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Stop BIG Government Greed!!!!!)
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To: blam
Personally, I don't believe Slick Willy will let this happen.

I think both Klintons realize how badly OBozo has f'ed up the economy, and how vulnerable our international strategy is, that they would rather force OBozo off the top of the ticket and run for POTUS in 2012 or wait for him to be slain on the vine with both Houses run by the GOP (Rinos or not).

14 posted on 12/28/2011 6:26:40 PM PST by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: blam

OMG.......Barack, Michelle, Hill and Bill ALL vying for center-stage. And I thought this National Nightmare couldn’t get any worse!!!


15 posted on 12/28/2011 6:26:54 PM PST by radioone ("2012 can't come soon enough")
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To: blam
Does The Messiah have a Death Wish?

If not an Arkancide, Mooshelle will beat the crap out of 'em.....

16 posted on 12/28/2011 6:27:42 PM PST by traditional1 (Free speech for me.....not for thee)
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To: blam
Twelve years gives the party in power a chance to reshape the Supreme Court as well as put an indelible stamp on America.

Kind of like an indelible stain on a dress.

17 posted on 12/28/2011 6:28:12 PM PST by Charles Henrickson (The Big Lewinsky.)
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To: molson209

They would probably hold Pennsylvania with Clinton on the ticket. Might help them in Ohio too.


18 posted on 12/28/2011 6:28:18 PM PST by nbenyo
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To: blam

Nah. FLOTUS would never allow the Beast to take away the national
MPP* Trophy from her.
*Most Ponderous Posterior.


19 posted on 12/28/2011 6:28:32 PM PST by rfp1234 (RFP's Law: Whoever blames Bush first shall lose the argument.)
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To: blam

biden sec of state? We’d be in a two front war with Canada and Australia before we knew it.


20 posted on 12/28/2011 6:29:27 PM PST by TwoSwords
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To: blam
Twelve years gives the party in power a chance to . . . put an indelible stamp on America.

That'll leave a Marx.

21 posted on 12/28/2011 6:29:51 PM PST by Charles Henrickson (That'll leave a Marx.)
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To: blam

This is the third Reich article posted here in as many days.


22 posted on 12/28/2011 6:30:14 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: JRandomFreeper

“And he smells of elderberries.”

Excellent. ‘nough said.


23 posted on 12/28/2011 6:33:04 PM PST by Ernie Kaputnik ((It's a mad, mad, mad world.))
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To: JRandomFreeper

Elderberries. So is his wife a Syrian hamster or a European hamster?


24 posted on 12/28/2011 6:33:04 PM PST by rfp1234 (RFP's Law: Whoever blames Bush first shall lose the argument.)
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To: blam; a fool in paradise

If that comes to pass, prepare for a state funeral sometime in March 2013, and a National Monument built shortly afterwards in Fort Marcy Park.


25 posted on 12/28/2011 6:33:16 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: blam
Clinton would help deflect attention from the bad economy and put it on foreign policy, where she and Obama have shined.

Shined? Delusional but, the media will be wetting themselves and Chrissy's tingles will cause him to dispose of his undies after every broadcast if this happens.

26 posted on 12/28/2011 6:33:26 PM PST by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: Revolting cat!
This is the third Reich article. . . .

Do they all have the Reich's tag?

27 posted on 12/28/2011 6:33:34 PM PST by Charles Henrickson (The Third Reich.)
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To: blam

“Biden becomes Secretary of State “

Lol. What a joke.


28 posted on 12/28/2011 6:33:52 PM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: blam

“Paging Mr. Foster. Mr. Vince Foster, white courtesy telephone...”


29 posted on 12/28/2011 6:35:02 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: blam

It’s true!!! New ad just out for obama/clinton !!!...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zhkq11UExcw


30 posted on 12/28/2011 6:36:23 PM PST by biggredd1
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To: Charles Henrickson

Ein Reich, Ein Volk, Ein Fuhrer.


31 posted on 12/28/2011 6:38:07 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: rfp1234
So is his wife a Syrian hamster or a European hamster?

Depends on the swallow, and the size of the coconut, actually.

But that's all the respect this runt (mental and physical) needs.

I intend to publically, and loudly ridicule leftists every chance I get, from now on.

Thanks for letting me practice my technique.

/johnny

32 posted on 12/28/2011 6:39:25 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: blam
Get Ready For A Obama-Clinton Presidential Ticket . . .

. . . For Me To Poop On!


33 posted on 12/28/2011 6:40:12 PM PST by Charles Henrickson (Blue Dog Comedian.)
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To: blam

Lol! Dumber and dumberer....

And the idiot USA would vote them right in and seal its fate once and for all.


34 posted on 12/28/2011 6:41:00 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Charles Henrickson
If Biden ain’t on the ticket, forget it, I’m not voting.

LMAO!

35 posted on 12/28/2011 6:42:06 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: blam

it is fully possible this situation ..with his subsequently inevitable “martyrdom” may well be forced upon him....


36 posted on 12/28/2011 6:42:30 PM PST by mo
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To: blam

“Clinton would help deflect attention from the bad economy and put it on foreign policy, where she and Obama have shined.”
//////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

Shined? Shined? What, pray tell, have they shined? I don’t think either one has sense enough to shine shoes. To say that they have shined at foreign policy is absurd.


37 posted on 12/28/2011 6:43:01 PM PST by RipSawyer (This does not end well!)
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To: Billthedrill

Hitlery can play the Valkyrie, and Reich can be the dwarf.


38 posted on 12/28/2011 6:44:20 PM PST by rfp1234 (RFP's Law: Whoever blames Bush first shall lose the argument.)
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To: chris37
The Clintons have bags of Chinese-paid cash to divvy up after their divorce, which I predict sometime in 2012.
Neither one needs to run for public office again.
39 posted on 12/28/2011 6:44:46 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (Gimme that old time fossil fuel.)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

At this point I’m not planning to vote for any presidential candidate. But you can bet your ass I would vote against that b*tch if she’s on the ticket.


40 posted on 12/28/2011 6:44:46 PM PST by meatloaf (I've had it with recycling politicians in any way shape or form. Vote 'em out!)
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To: blam

He’s also a Socialist midget moron...


41 posted on 12/28/2011 6:48:27 PM PST by alice_in_bubbaland
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To: blam
"So the Democratic ticket for 2012 is Obama-Clinton."

Oh really....?

42 posted on 12/28/2011 6:49:20 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: VicVega

Why else would she “stoop” to be in the O’s administration without a promise of VP in 2012? This has been in the works for years. Only other option is she decides, due to his low polls, to challenge him for the presidency. Clinton’s will not go away quietly!


43 posted on 12/28/2011 6:51:11 PM PST by kaki
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To: blam

Of course Hillary Clinton should run.

She has grit, true courage, integrity and nerves of steel under fire.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BfNqhV5hg4


45 posted on 12/28/2011 6:54:39 PM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~.. Newt/Palin-West-2012."got a lot swirling around in my head.")
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To: blam

Quite honestly, the two Alinsky mentored Communists will be a hard ticket to beat.

Pray for America.....and prepare for CW2.


46 posted on 12/28/2011 6:55:32 PM PST by panaxanax (0bama >>WORST PRESIDENT EVER.)
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To: blam

Does this mean we’ll get to see Moooshelle and Slick Willie smooch at the convention?


47 posted on 12/28/2011 6:56:36 PM PST by matt1234 (Bring back the HUAC.)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

The Dems need to make no excuses for changing VP. Media cover would work. Media would ask no questions just slobber all over themselves if this decision was made. Doubt if Bido cares, might become Sec of Commerce since he has ‘watched’ over all the economic situation. Even if the 2 commies dislike each other, they are pursuing the goal and would have good chance of really furthering the dream if they ended up in power until 20 or 24. We would be The Sudan by then I am afraid.


48 posted on 12/28/2011 6:56:36 PM PST by taterjay
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To: Charles Henrickson

Do they all have the Reich’s tag? ..............And they have the Reich’s mark too?.


49 posted on 12/28/2011 6:57:27 PM PST by Bringbackthedraft ( WHO YOU ELECT IS NOT AS IMPORTANT AS WHO THEY APPOINT!)
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To: kaki

Wouldn’t surprise me at all if she challenged him. He needs her more than she needs him.


50 posted on 12/28/2011 6:58:07 PM PST by VicVega (LSU is without a doubt the #1 team in the nation. GEAUX TIGERS, Geaux Saints)
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