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Hillary Clinton Ducks Question On Presidential Run (Doesn't rule out bid)
The Boston Herald ^ | Monday, June 11, 2012 | Chris Cassidy

Posted on 06/11/2012 9:16:21 PM PDT by kristinn

A week after her husband’s awkward off-message praise of Mitt Romney’s “sterling” business record embarrassed the Obama campaign, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shook her head but then shrugged and laughed when a questioner at Wellesley College yesterday suggested she’d be the next leader of the free world.

“If you get elected as the next president ...” began a woman from Yemen, who was interrupted by nearly 25 seconds of applause from the friendly crowd at Clinton’s alma mater yesterday, where Clinton and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright were inaugurating the Women in Public Service Institute.

Clinton shook her head multiple times, but as the cheers grew, she shrugged her shoulders in a “hey you never know” gesture of possibility, then began chuckling heartily.

She then launched into an explanation of the political turmoil in Yemen, ignoring the audience’s presidential urging.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: hillaryclinton; obama

1 posted on 06/11/2012 9:16:32 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

Even the liberals are DESPERATE to get rid of Obama.


2 posted on 06/11/2012 9:19:33 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: kristinn

I believe Obama will resign and or Hilary will be nominated over obama at the convention.


3 posted on 06/11/2012 9:20:38 PM PDT by Walkingfeather
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To: kristinn

Never going to happen.
The Clintons’ time as contenders for the top spot are over.
Which is why she is playing 3rd tier employee under obama hussein.


4 posted on 06/11/2012 9:25:07 PM PDT by bill1952 (Choice is an illusion created between those with power - and those without)
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To: Walkingfeather

I agree.

He’d make up some excuse and drop out.

He’s now a huge liability for the Rats.


5 posted on 06/11/2012 9:25:42 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: kristinn

Bring it on ... with all her charm, grace, savoir faire and dainty
cackle ... Hillary will at least be the envy of women everywhere!

6 posted on 06/11/2012 9:30:04 PM PDT by Zakeet (Obama loves to wok dogs)
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To: kristinn

It’ll be hard for the Krintongs to decline, but they will.


7 posted on 06/11/2012 9:33:41 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: kristinn

Rush said today the Clinton camp is setting her up for a 2016 run, and they want her to run against Romney. However, if Zero keeps screwing up, who know what could happen this summer.


8 posted on 06/11/2012 9:34:41 PM PDT by Rennes Templar (No matter how cynical you get, it's never enough to keep up.)
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To: Walkingfeather

And then you woke up . . . :)

Obama ain’t quittin for a Clinton. There will be blood.


9 posted on 06/11/2012 9:35:16 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: kristinn

Especially after “Leak-gate” breaks wide open and it becomes rumored that Bill Clinton was behind it all...


10 posted on 06/11/2012 9:39:48 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Zakeet

I’ve never understood this fascination about Hillary Clinton, or why she is somehow the smartest woman in the world, or why she is the Democrats great hope, either as Obama’s VP running mate this year, or as pres. nominee in 2016.

When she ran in the 2008 primaries, it was a very depressing and disappointing campaign, even from the point of view of Democrats. Polls at the time showed she had some of the highest negatives ever recorded for a major party presidential candidate. Many polls suggested that she could not win the general election if she got the nomination.

Based on the Clintons history and her negatives, why does anyone think that Hillary riding in on a white horse will somehow save Obama, or win the presidency in 2016? I just don’t get the reasoning.


11 posted on 06/11/2012 9:54:20 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: kristinn

Well, could be that the Clinton’s and other Dems have decided to throw Barry under the bus. Or it could that all this is political posturing. Barry sure didn’t help himself at his news conference this week.

I can’t in my wildest imagination think that Barry would step aside.

So if Hill were to be the next nominee, would that happen at a convention? Since she hasn’t even been campaigning? Could his funds be assigned to her? In 2016, Hill won’t be a youngster.


12 posted on 06/11/2012 9:57:34 PM PDT by berdie
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Female vote, I guess, is the calculation, based on the assumption that it would go for the likes of Carol Doda motivated by a historical first.


13 posted on 06/11/2012 9:57:52 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Rennes Templar

I dunno. She’s still Hillary, and it was only really Bill they held affection for, while her colleagues in the senate despised her, and who composed the Super Delegates that dumped her over first chance they got, for the young guy with at least a little charm and a silver tongue—neither of which Hillary EVER possessed nor even claimed to possess.

She simply drove the message down the throats of all that she’s the smartest woman in the world and to just get on with her coronation please.

Obama dismantled all things Clinton, and while they wouldn’t have to build from scratch, they would have a job to do that Bill is no longer able to do so well, and alone, Hillary will never be Bill, nor even a fraction so loved.

I think she got that message in 2008, myself.


14 posted on 06/11/2012 9:59:35 PM PDT by RitaOK (No Romney! Few are unafraid, but I thank God for the few. We are the resistance.)
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To: Rennes Templar

I dunno. She’s still Hillary, and it was only really Bill they held affection for, while her colleagues in the senate despised her, and who composed the Super Delegates that dumped her over first chance they got, for the young guy with at least a little charm and a silver tongue—neither of which Hillary EVER possessed nor even claimed to possess.

She simply drove the message down the throats of all that she’s the smartest woman in the world and to just get on with her coronation please.

Obama dismantled all things Clinton, and while they wouldn’t have to build from scratch, they would have a job to do that Bill is no longer able to do so well, and alone, Hillary will never be Bill, nor even a fraction so loved.

I think she got that message in 2008, myself.


15 posted on 06/11/2012 9:59:42 PM PDT by RitaOK (No Romney! Few are unafraid, but I thank God for the few. We are the resistance.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

I guess if you are looking for a hero...anyone will do.


16 posted on 06/11/2012 10:00:40 PM PDT by berdie
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To: Zakeet
Yup, I'm hearing the theme song from *Rocky* in that pic, LOLOL!!
17 posted on 06/11/2012 10:04:25 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

She’s the smartest woman in the world who couldn’t pass the DC law boards.


18 posted on 06/11/2012 10:06:01 PM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: RitaOK

I can only answer for my tiny corner of the world.

I have a Dem friend (she makes me laugh) that was a delegate in the 2008 primary. She told me about the shennagins that went on to block the Hillary voters. It was pretty appalling. So if that went on thru out the country..it was a bought election.

We have our issues, no doubt, but talk about the lesser of two evils...Barry or Hillary. What a choice.


19 posted on 06/11/2012 10:10:37 PM PDT by berdie
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To: kristinn; All

She’s running. If she succeeds, Hitlery will be one of three recent Presidents whom absolutely no one believes. Clintoon and Obama are the other two. Makes us feel all secure doesn’t it?


20 posted on 06/11/2012 10:30:09 PM PDT by Havisham
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Fascination with her? I wonder if it’s that the feminists, and there are a lot of them, including many housewives, and lackey husbands, idolize her because she has gonads and uses themd, at least metaphorically.

They don’t of their country or the Constituion. They don’t think at all.

It’s all emotion. stupid, illogical, aimless emotion.

And passion (anger).

And they will sell out their country and yours for the right to kill babies, and not just their own.

Just a thought.


21 posted on 06/11/2012 10:39:47 PM PDT by stanne
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To: atc23

Hillary is every bit as much an Alinskyite as zero. I say - no more Clintons in the WH. I’ve had my gut full of progressives, and she’s no different.

Time for her and Billy boy to retire.


22 posted on 06/11/2012 10:52:56 PM PDT by Catsrus
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To: Zakeet

Wow.. She doesn’t even care how she looks anymore. I kind of admire that.


23 posted on 06/11/2012 10:55:58 PM PDT by Hildy ("When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser." - Socrates)
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To: Zakeet

hellary's zombie look

24 posted on 06/11/2012 11:31:09 PM PDT by kingattax (99 % of liberals give the rest a bad name)
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To: Zakeet

aaaaaaaaaaAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


25 posted on 06/11/2012 11:41:13 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Catsrus

Completely agree with you on her being an Alinsky disciple as is Obama. Both trained under him, and Hillary, formerly a college Republican interned with Alinsky. After that she moved left on the political spectrum and then kept going. If she, God forbid, ran and was elected, we would see her continue implementing the dismantling of the US, albeit with a little more finesse than Zero. Still, she would be a bull in a china shop since she’s proven to lack real political skills.


26 posted on 06/11/2012 11:51:14 PM PDT by miele man
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To: kristinn; ntnychik; potlatch; dixiechick2000

ALINSKY AIRLINES ANNOUNCES ARRIVAL OF FLIGHT 666 GATE 12

27 posted on 06/12/2012 12:15:47 AM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Kenya)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

“why does anyone think that Hillary riding in on a white horse will somehow save Obama, or win the presidency in 2016? I just don’t get the reasoning.”

It is hard for reasonable people to understand that but consider:
1. An electorate dumb enough to elect 0bama is certainy dumb enough to vote for Hillary
2. Desparation


28 posted on 06/12/2012 3:14:44 AM PDT by SueRae (The Tower of Sauron falls on 11.06.2012)
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To: SueRae
...........”with all her charm, grace, savoir faire and dainty
cackle ... Hillary will at least be the envy of women everywhere!

Are you kidding? Another great embarrassment in the making.

29 posted on 06/12/2012 4:11:23 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Dilbert San Diego

She is all they have.

Name the DNC presidential bench.


30 posted on 06/12/2012 5:02:14 AM PDT by reformedliberal
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To: kristinn

The only Dem other than Hillary that could be a nominee would be former Senator Evan Bayh of Indiana.

Then it would be a good hair battle for the ages.(Romney-Bayh)


31 posted on 06/12/2012 5:13:34 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

We are in the midst of one great social experiment with our first black President.

Do we really need another, with the first female President?

I don’t think so.


32 posted on 06/12/2012 5:13:53 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: kristinn

People have forgotten how awful she sounds when she speaks. She’s Nurse Ratchet.


33 posted on 06/12/2012 8:54:41 AM PDT by bethelgrad
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To: PhilDragoo

Hillary’s gone downhill since that photo, she looks like the cleaning lady now - sadly.


34 posted on 06/12/2012 7:18:18 PM PDT by potlatch (~~And the truth IS what counts, RIGHT ? ~~)
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To: PhilDragoo

Absolutely beautiful graphic, Phil! KUDOS!

I haven’t read the thread...just returned from being out of town. BUT...do you think that black America would stand to have their guy removed?

Oh, heck NO!

However, the Clintons will do everything they can to “help” unseat Obama, and set up a Hillary! run in 2016.


35 posted on 06/12/2012 11:40:24 PM PDT by dixiechick2000 (This hobbit is looking for her pitchfork...God help the GOP if I find it.)
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To: Zakeet

But what would Hillary do with Huma from the Umma?


36 posted on 06/13/2012 12:04:46 AM PDT by Cincinna ( *** NOBAMA 2012 ***)
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To: Cincinna

No problem. That marriage is as open as a goatse.


37 posted on 06/13/2012 12:28:54 AM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: RichInOC

The real problem is that Huma from the Umma is Saudi Arabian whose mother wears a burqa and who, with her brother and others in her family are prominent members of the Muslim brotherhood.


38 posted on 06/13/2012 1:02:32 AM PDT by Cincinna ( *** NOBAMA 2012 ***)
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