Skip to comments.NBC Can't Wait for Hillary In 2016: 'Can You Think of a More Qualified Human Being?'
Posted on 11/12/2012 3:25:25 PM PST by drewh
During a discussion on Monday, NBC's Today show crew could barely contain their enthusiasm at the prospect of Hillary Clinton running for president again in 2016, with new third-hour co-host Willie Geist proclaiming: "Can you think of a more qualified human being? She lived in the White House for eight years with another President, she was a United States senator, and now she's got every world leader on speed dial, so there'd be no questions about her qualifications."
Early in the conversation, Geist touted how "there are already polls out in Iowa, she's got 58% of the vote for 2016" and argued her run was "inevitable." Fellow co-host Savannah Guthrie thought Clinton could definitely be persuaded: "...if the head of the party comes to her in two years, if everybody comes around and says, 'You've got to do it, you could be the first female president,' I think it would be hard for her to say no."
Newsreader Natalie Morales added: "Are we ready for a female president? I think most of America probably is."
Geist concluded: "It's just a question of if she wants to run or not." Weatherman Al Roker gushed over Bill Clinton being back on the campaign trail as well: "And her significant other, too. It would be kind of fun, too....Have him on the stump." Geist replied: "Imagine the excitement?" Roker remarked: "Oh, man. Wow." Morales wondered: "Who has the bigger spotlight, that's for sure, right?"
On September 10, following the Republican and Democratic conventions, correspondent Andrea Mitchell appeared on Today to start off media rooting for Hillary: "She says she has no plans to run, but if she did, some say she would clear the field." Mitchell offered a similar report on Clinton the day after the election as well.
Amid all the excitement on Monday for the Secretary of State running for president, no one mentioned her role in the failures surrounding the terrorist attack in Libya and how that might be a stumbling block in any future political plans.
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“Can you think of a more qualified human being?
At least 200 million of them.
All Americans.Most of them straight.Some are female.
I mean really female.
I guess they haven’t seen her lately...she’s old, tired, fat, and broken down, and in no condition to run in 2016.
“...there are already polls out in Iowa, she’s got 58% of the vote for 2016...”
She’ll probably get all 141% by the time the next election rolls around....
Can you think of a more qualified human being?
Yes, living and dead.
Yes...most of them.
Craig Livingstone can be her VP.
We are so screwed.
She’ll be 69 years old and she’s not aging well. Plus, she has been a failure at everything she has ever done, except cashing in on cattle futures and a book no one wanted to read.
Judge Judy and Katy Couric were also pushing Hilary 2016 today (on NBC)
I detect a marketing program.
Castro, Mao, Hugo, Stalin, Hitler....
all in the same vein as Hillary and zer0bama.
Anyone with warm, red blood flowing through their veins - NOT ice water!
(Ice water lets HITLIARY out)
I don’t see Hill running.
I think she’ll concentrate on promoting the ambitions of Chelsea Hubbell Mezvinsky.
There was a gushing puff piece about her in USA Weekend which I regarded as a kickoff of her political career, although nothing official has been announced.
Are we really talking 2016 already?
Then that makes a butler or janitor that has lived/worked in the White House 20 or so years qualified.
I guess that when the Pres of Ford retires his wife should just step into the position because they have been married for 50 years....
We have to nail her to the wall, on Libya, NOW!
As a strategy we can concede the FedGov to the leftists mob. We conservatives should take over EVERY state house and governorship as a goal. 30-40 strict conservative governors can nullify one tyrant.
Let’s see, she is a liar, a Communist lover, and involved in massive cover up..she’s fit right in..and millions of people who want free goodies will vote for her
The smartest most qualified woman in the world couldn’t pass the DC law broads.
What and cheat Barry out of his third term? I don’t think so.
Walter Williams, Thomas Sowell, Clarence Thomas, Scott Walker.
Whether they’d want it is another matter.
She’s going wide, if you know what I mean.
If they can force an inexperienced community worker on us they can force this old hag on us too.
Where’s the Barf Alert?
I think a nice ticket would be Clinton/Christie ..... just imagine the visuals!
Right now a homeless man would be almost be more preferable than the current CIC...
She’s also probably guilty as heck on this Benghazi scandal. Does she think she’s going to get away with it? Why do they want a woman who is always having to testify(and lie) to wriggle her way out of her criminal behavior. What’s wrong with these people?
Sure she’s highly qualified . . . what with her perjury, suborning perjury, obstruction of justice, habitual lying, accomplice to murder, abuse of a corpse, grand theft of public property from our White House, her lesbianism, etc. But I think the Wookie who’s living in our White House will run just to keep Obambozostupidass in da’ White House.
Can’t think of a more qualified democrat. Hell, the Repubs will throw Jeb Bush, or perhaps Romney again, or perhaps McCain up against her to show how mighty their field is. Where is Dole when you need him?
They are equally as manly!
Well, there's Charlie, the guy in charge of the transfer station in my hometown but I'd miss him in that capacity.
Freudian slip that spell check missed??
What makes these fools think Obama has any intention of relinquishing power in four years?
Sheesh . . not this again! The most unqualified candidate in American history preceded by the most unqualified President in American history elected by the most unqualified electorate in American history! What the heck do they teach in our public schools these days?
Yes, but I can understand why you cannot.
The smartest woman in the world, that could not pass DC law boards, and always has a legal defense team on retainer.
This country will be quite the nasty piece of work after Hillary wraps up her 8-year stint in 2024. At that point, look for the handoff to a hispanic: Antonio Villagiarosa or the San Antonio mayor.
So the big question is, who does she resemble the most? Ben Franklin or the Quaker Oats guy?
The woman who wrote that “Apostle Barack” book says the “Spirit of God” told her that Hillary is next. My arms too short to box with God.
Certainly not the important stuff, and it shows: look at the younger leftist voters.
In a way wish I was older; I'm too tired to deal with living in yet another socialized environment.
“More qualified human being”?
Benedict Arnold would be more qualified than Satan’s daughter.
“no condition to run in 2016”
Yet, more than 2/3 of Americans approve of her. No Repub comes close. As far left as country as drifted, the Presidency is hers for the asking. She`d be a hot knife cutting through the warm butter of token Repub opposition.
Obama has failed on all counts, yet he romped all over us. It`s about adoration of personalities, not accomplishment.
Freepers need to boycott NBC and Comcast Universal which owns them, they are traitors!
Hmm, I may have to disagree. I think she could take him there.