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Hillary Rodham Clinton says being presidentís running mate as likely as competing in Olympics
boston.com ^ | April 18, 2012 | Glen Johnson

Posted on 04/18/2012 8:24:29 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

Hillary Rodham Clinton has been on a bit of a roll lately.

First, the secretary of state was the focus of a weeklong Internet rage, “Texts with Hillary,” that showed a stock photo of her exchanging spoof text messages with various people.

Then, on Saturday night, she was seen dancing and drinking a beer with a group of bodyguards and aides at the Cafe Havana to toast the impending end of the Summit of the Americas in Cartagena, Colombia.

Today, CNN’s Wolf Blitzer interviewed her for his program, “The Situation Room,” after he accompanied her and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to a NATO meeting in Brussels, Belgium.

Blitzer and Clinton had a humorous exchange over the possibility of President Obama dumping Vice President Joe Biden and picking her as his running mate if it appears he is going to lose his reelection campaign this fall.

Blitzer: “If the president of the United States says, ‘Madam Secretary, I need you on the ticket this year in order to beat Romney,’ are you ready to run as his vice presidential running mate?”

Clinton: “That is not going to happen. That’s like saying, ‘If the Olympic Committee called you up and said are you ready to run the marathon, would you accept?’ Well, it’s not going to happen.”

Blitzer: “I disagree.”

Clinton: “Oh, well.”

Blitzer: “I think it is possible. It’s unlikely. You will say that -”

Clinton: “It’s more than unlikely.”

Blitzer: “If he needs, if he sees in July that he’s going down, he doesn’t want to be a one-term president.”

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2012veep; bho2012; denial; hillary2012

1 posted on 04/18/2012 8:24:34 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What a bunch of bull. Hillary is a shoo-in. Biden is history.

Thanks for the laughs.


2 posted on 04/18/2012 8:27:10 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’ve been trying to figure out what she has done as SOS that is worth her airfare?

What? There must be something - and I”m not being sarcastic.


3 posted on 04/18/2012 8:32:49 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 wasn't an election - it was a coup d'etat.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Perhaps president Biden will tap her for the position...


4 posted on 04/18/2012 8:34:37 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1184 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If by the time of the convention Obama’s numbers aren’t any better than now Biden is history.


5 posted on 04/18/2012 8:36:54 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Romney just makes me tired all over.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So putting Hillary on the ticket will reduce unemployment? gas prices? food prices?


6 posted on 04/18/2012 8:37:04 PM PDT by Ballygrl
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What if one of the events is the hog swill throw?

I think she more than qualifies.


7 posted on 04/18/2012 8:37:04 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Aria

What? There must be something - and I”m not being sarcastic.


She’s added a lot to her off shore bank accounts.

And lived high on the hog.

And drank a lot.

And done nothing toward the good of the United States.

And......


8 posted on 04/18/2012 8:37:27 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Hillary Rodham Clinton...

Hillary Rodham Clinton?

Not just "Hillary Clinton" like it's been for three years?

You know what the three-named-name means, doncha?

That's right: attention all soccer-witchettes - she's running.

9 posted on 04/18/2012 8:38:40 PM PDT by Talisker (He who commands, must obey.)
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To: Ballygrl

No but it might help The One stay in office and what could be more important. /sarc


10 posted on 04/18/2012 8:42:27 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Hildegarde may be betting on a premature evacuation of Obumster in his 2nd term.


11 posted on 04/18/2012 8:45:09 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY; All

12 posted on 04/18/2012 8:53:55 PM PDT by potlatch (~~And the truth IS what counts, RIGHT ? ~~)
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To: Ballygrl

No, but they think it will shore up the women’s vote and pull in the moderates. I’ve been predicting this. Even said so on another thread earlier today.


13 posted on 04/18/2012 9:01:06 PM PDT by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If ugly were an Olympic sport, then Hillary would be a gold medal winner


14 posted on 04/18/2012 9:09:53 PM PDT by P-Marlowe
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To: unkus

But seriously....if she were going through a job review...there must be something that she can list as an accomplishment as SOS - but I can’t think of anything.

There must be something!


15 posted on 04/18/2012 9:10:35 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 wasn't an election - it was a coup d'etat.)
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To: Aria

There must be something!


In the eyes of our enemies, she’s done well.


16 posted on 04/18/2012 9:15:13 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
>"as likely as competing in Olympics"

The 100 yard turf munch?

17 posted on 04/18/2012 9:21:04 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The former Thighsman trophy winner is sandbagging. After all the rolling pins & ashtrays she’s chucked at Bill, she could do discus or the hammer throw.


18 posted on 04/18/2012 9:21:53 PM PDT by tumblindice (Our new, happy lives.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Do they now have an event for kankles?


19 posted on 04/18/2012 9:31:52 PM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Or joining the Marines

Or being an astronaut

20 posted on 04/18/2012 9:35:33 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Has this slut been approved by Soros? Oi vey, I don’t think so. Oloser’s got his babbies mama already! But what do I know how these animals act?


21 posted on 04/18/2012 9:52:10 PM PDT by sanescold (Time for the Hut cleaning!)
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To: potlatch

ROTFLOL



22 posted on 04/18/2012 10:28:26 PM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

She needs to do some plastic surgery. Wonder why she let her hair grow long.


23 posted on 04/18/2012 11:01:46 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: dragnet2

I was thinking shot put.


24 posted on 04/19/2012 12:18:38 PM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: Brilliant

Say what you will about Hillary, but she is not near stupid enough to ride the Obama rocket sled down the Matterhorn into the black hole of oblivion.

No way she is touching that with a 10,000 foot pole.


25 posted on 04/19/2012 12:37:53 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Mike Darancette
If by the time of the convention Obama’s numbers aren’t any better than now Biden is history.

If that is the situation the entire Democrat Party will be frantically searching for some reason to kick Barry to the curb. Perhaps the real Birth Certificate turns up on Hillary's coffee table at that point.
26 posted on 04/19/2012 12:40:39 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Oh sure she will. You’ll see.


27 posted on 04/19/2012 3:25:39 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Kicking Barry to the curb would make it worse for the RATs. Hillary as V.P. might save the day.


28 posted on 04/19/2012 7:22:00 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Romney just makes me tired all over.)
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To: onyx

Lol!


29 posted on 04/22/2012 5:41:40 PM PDT by potlatch (~~And the truth IS what counts, RIGHT ? ~~)
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