Skip to comments.Rahm Emanuel Toying With 2016 Presidential Run, Sources Say
Posted on 02/14/2013 4:59:35 PM PST by Brandonmark
Obamas former chief of staff Rahm Emanuel might make a go for 2016, two well-connected Democrats tell Lloyd Groveas long as Hillary doesnt. And the potty-mouthed Chicago mayor could win.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is said by well-connected Democrats to be considering with the idea of running for president if Hillary Clinton opts out of the 2016 race.
Its unclear who raised the subjectEmanuel or the donorsand the mayors press secretary didnt offer any clarity on who said what to whom. However, Tarah Cooper sent a photo of Emanuel's scrawl on yellow legal paper vowing "not ever" to run for "for another office" and reiterated his longstanding pledge that, in his words, he's "not interested. Not going to do it. No. I'll do it in Hebrew: lo." (Emanuel, the son of an Israeli doctor, had dual citizenship until he was 18.) Others expressed skepticism that any such discussions between Emanuel and donors could have been serious.
I talk to Rahm almost every single day, sometimes more than once a day, and hes never said anything like that to me, said Democratic strategist Paul Begala, a colleague and friend from Bill Clintons White House. This is the first Ive heard of it. That doesnt mean it didnt happen.
Clinton loyalist James Carville, another friend of the mayors, echoed Begalas dubious assessment: I never have heard something like that, and its not like I dont talk to Rahm all the time. And its not like people close to him ever brought it up.
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Because Chicago is a utopia?
ech, I feel slimy just thinking about that
I want to give him my right middle finger. /s
Thanks Rahm. We’re flattered that you’d even consider being our new Dear Leader but 8 years of communism and Muzzie BS should just about do it for us. Try something else. Towel boy at a spa or something.
Funny how no one ever asks Joe Idiot what he thinks about it.
I bet he still thinks he’s gonna be president.
It seems like a fitting way to extend the Era of Baraq.
The real battle in 2016 will be the Dem primary.
I think we’re in an era of permanent progressive rule.
No surprise here. Emanuel is the perfect liberal to keep the Chicago machine in charge of national politics.
You really start off behind the 8 ball when your nickname is “The Godfather”. Mr. Charisma, RE is not. I’ve never seen a photo of him smiling.
Another huge drawback is that he’s only about 5’5” tall. My apologies to short guys, but a short candidate is at a huge disadvantage. What’s he going to do in debates? Stand on a milk crate?
...our children and grandchildren and you younger people are in for a rough time for the next couple of generations.
...with people like "The Godfather" in charge we don't need the Middle East lunatics to torment us, we have our home grown tormentors....
Please do Rahm, please do!!
They will all want to run now. They know they have cheatin’ down to an art and nobody has the guts to call them on it.
The only run any of these commies should consider is for the border. Any border.
As long as he promises more free stuff to the 47 percenters,doesn’t matter how tall he is.The parasite class will vote for him.
Let’s see, the Pope resigned
and the Antichrist just announced he is running.
Sounds like all is going according to plan.
Chicago murder rate for the whole country. Awesome.
I wonder where he stands on gun control?
I find it absolutely amazing that the Dummycrat Party can offer such crappy candidates: liars, homos, traitors, draft dodgers, illegal aliens, perjurers, etc.
Isn’t there somewhere a decent, America-loving Dummycrat? Or did I answer my question?
Just what we need: a 100% white Obama!
I don’t see the cheating as that big a factor.
There are 3 reasons they have a lock on upcoming elections:
2 generations of fully progressive controlled education (ie the average 20-something knows far more about global warming than the Constitution)
MSM as a full supporting member of the regime and progressive control of all significant internet/new media organizatons