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Why Hillary’s high numbers (even among Republicans!) won’t last
Fox News ^ | May 19, 2014 | Howard Kurtz

Posted on 05/19/2014 2:09:35 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Some 57 percent of Americans “who were aware of Clinton” (isn’t that everyone?) have a favorable opinion, while 43 percent see her negatively. And “nearly one-quarter of Republicans said they had a favorable view of Clinton.” That’s pretty remarkable in a polarized electorate, suggesting a certain crossover appeal.

Clinton was most frequently described as “strong,” but “‘Benghazi’ was the term that stood out most when respondents who said they had an unfavorable view of Clinton were asked to explain this perspective.”

And therein lies the rub. […]

“The reality is that if nothing extraordinary happens, the only person who could keep Hillary Clinton from being the party’s nominee would be Clinton herself,” says The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza. […] “But Clinton would be 69 years old on election day 2016, and couple her age with that scare in late 2012 and it’s hard to imagine Clinton not taking a full accounting of her health before officially deciding to run.” …

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


TOPICS: Editorial; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: election2016; hillary; hillary2016; liberalagenda; rinos

1 posted on 05/19/2014 2:09:35 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

That’s what was going around before 0bama was elected for his second term.


2 posted on 05/19/2014 2:15:22 PM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice. And Pay Your Liberty Tax Citizen.)
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To: Olog-hai

Lets just wait for that first time she either faints or has a brain stoppage during a live-TV interview.


3 posted on 05/19/2014 2:15:59 PM PDT by Cruz_West_Paul2016
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To: Olog-hai

It will be interesting to see how 2014 factors into this...


4 posted on 05/19/2014 2:19:12 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

The libs will vote for her if she’s in a long term care facility, mumbling from her restraint seat mumbling in word salad.

No exaggeration.


5 posted on 05/19/2014 2:21:09 PM PDT by stanne
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To: Olog-hai

One of these things is not like the others.

6 posted on 05/19/2014 2:21:20 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Olog-hai

Hillary’s numbers go up according to how much she talks.....the more she talks the more her popularity drops. She wears on people’s nerves. It took no time for BO to surpass her!!!


7 posted on 05/19/2014 2:22:15 PM PDT by ontap
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To: Olog-hai
Hillary Chelsea Clinton will be the first woman President of the United States.

Hillary knows that she doesn't stand a chance. The evaporation of her support in 2008 will happen again in 2016. The Democrats will support her until some Bright Shiny Object comes along to distract them.

So, what if the Bright Shiny Object is Chelsea, heroically picking up the fallen banner carried so ably forward by her heroic mother?

All Hillary has to do is carry the campaign through Iowa and a couple of other states. Then when she starts to falter, she needs to suffer a near-fatal bout of fill-in-the-blank. Then she can watch from the sidelines while the Democrat Party hands the nomination to Chelsea as payment for What Hillary Is Owed.

You will know this plan is afoot if they start pushing Chelsea out as a Serious Player, and she takes a visible and central role in her mother's campaign.

8 posted on 05/19/2014 2:22:48 PM PDT by Haiku Guy (Health Care Haiku: If You Have a Right / To the Labor I Provide / I Must Be Your Slave)
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To: ontap

We will not hear her voice or see her face. The way Gabby Giffords lectures us from the headlines will be the model here.


9 posted on 05/19/2014 2:25:55 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: SkyDancer
Hillary's the most corruption marred political figure to take the stage in the last 100 years.

Her dishonestly, deceit, and dirty dealings can be traced all the way back to the early 1970’s.

She has a laundry list so long, an entire volume of books could be written about it.

ONCE AGAIN, if the Media in this country was to do its job, the American people would know full well about all of reasons why this sleazy woman was not to be trusted to run a hot dog stand, much less a nation.

10 posted on 05/19/2014 2:30:34 PM PDT by Carbonsteel
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To: stanne
The libs will vote for her if she’s in a long term care facility, mumbling from her restraint seat mumbling in word salad.

No joke, bloke. We know now what happens when Beastwoman's legendary telephone rings at 3 a.m. (the _Resident dumps the call and lets the callers burn to death), but that won't stop the Progs from trying to steal the election for whatever the 'Rats vomit up on their 2016 ticket.

11 posted on 05/19/2014 2:31:00 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: Haiku Guy

Sounds likea bad made for tv movie but it may work what with how stupid so many folks are


12 posted on 05/19/2014 2:36:56 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: Joe Boucher
As PT Barnum said, "Nobody ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American Public".
13 posted on 05/19/2014 2:38:50 PM PDT by Haiku Guy (Health Care Haiku: If You Have a Right / To the Labor I Provide / I Must Be Your Slave)
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To: Haiku Guy
That's what I call a really long range strategy.

If you're Joe Kennedy Sr. and really want to prove your family's as good or better than anybody else's, and you have millions available to you, and you stand no chance of getting elected yourself, you might commit yourself to such a long range strategy.

If you're Hillary Clinton and the presidency is in sight for you and there's no guarantee that your daughter is any good at politicking, and she may not even want the hassle of holding high office, you'll probably follow more of a short range strategy.

FWIW Jackie Kennedy might actually have managed to get herself elected to something if she really wanted it. Betting the mansion on Caroline's getting elected wouldn't have been a smart move. Not that Hillary is Jackie, but Chelsea may well turn out to be Caroline.

14 posted on 05/19/2014 2:40:25 PM PDT by x
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To: All
No brain damage---but Hillary makes it to the top----barely.


15 posted on 05/19/2014 2:49:21 PM PDT by Liz
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To: All
Hillary's abysmal record as SoS needs scrutiny. She globe-trotted incessantly and stupidly delivered the wrong reset button to Russia; she sucked-up to the blood-thirsty Muslim world and sap-happily thought she was making peace just about everywhere.

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ALL YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT "SMART POWER": a post-Bush term coined by Hillary Clinton.

Hillary played a huge part in the "Smart Power" debacle.......her all-girl State Dept airheads couldn't even get the Russian reset button right.

===============================================

Behold what "Smart Power" hath wrought: Debacle after debacle---Obama's careening and incomprehensible handling of the Syrian crisis, Benghazi, Ukraine, Boston bombings, Muslim jihad.

Obama's a US ntl security and foreign policy centerfold---he's stark naked before the world----naive, isolated, and outlandishly stupid..... displaying a buncha State Dept/NSA boobs as advisors.

Obama's gave his van driver top national security clearance. Tommy Vietor is Hillary's top pick for Secretary of State.

Little dude in his big boy clothes.

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Democrats' 'Smart Power' Lies in Ruins; Suddenly
Realizing What They Miscalculated About the World

National Review | Sept 3, 2013 | Jim Geraghty / FR Posted by kristinn

....... Democrats are suddenly realizing that their foreign policy brain-trust completely misjudged the world.

Being nicer to countries like Russia will not make them nicer to you. The United Nations is not an effective tool for resolving crises. Some foreign leaders are beyond persuasion and diplomacy. There is no “international community” ready to work together to solve problems, and there probably never will be.

You can pin this on Hillary Clinton, John Kerry, Susan Rice, but most of all, the buck stops with the president. Those of us who scoffed a bit at a state senator ascending to the presidency within four years on a wave of media hype and adoration are not quite so shocked by this current mess.

We never bought into this notion that getting greater cooperation from our allies, and less hostility from our enemies, was just a matter of giving this crew the wheel and letting them practice, as Hillary Clinton arrogantly declared it, “smart power” (and fronted Time magazine cover).

(These people can’t even label a foreign policy approach without reminding us of how highly they think of themselves.)

They looked out at the world at the end of the Bush years, and didn’t see tough decisions, unsolvable problems, unstable institutions, restless populations, technology enabling the impulse to destabilize existing institutions, evil men hungry for more power, and difficult trade-offs.

No, our problems and challengers were just a matter of the previous hands running U.S. foreign policy not being smart enough. (Excerpt) Read more at nationalreview.com ...

16 posted on 05/19/2014 2:50:32 PM PDT by Liz
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To: Olog-hai

Anyone who considers him/her self to be a Republican but has a favovorable opinion of Hillary Clinton is not a republican at heart.


17 posted on 05/19/2014 2:50:34 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The “fourth estate”has morphed into a 5th column)
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To: Haiku Guy
==>> "Hillary Chelsea Clinton will be the first woman President of the United States." <<==

Could that be the start of the Hubbell Dynasty?


18 posted on 05/19/2014 2:53:11 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The “fourth estate”has morphed into a 5th column)
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To: Olog-hai
♪♫ Feeling down 'n' dirty, feeling kinda mean
I've been from one to another extreme
This time I had a good time, ain't got time to wait
I wanna stick around till I can't see straight

Fill my eyes with that double vision
No disguise for that double vision
Ooh, when it gets through to me, it's always new to me
My double vision gets the best of me ♫♪
19 posted on 05/19/2014 2:53:39 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: Haiku Guy

I think Chelsea would be 36 in February, 2016. That would probably make her the youngest president ever. And, of course she has a super resume...wait. What? She doesn’t? Doesn’t being Bill and Hillary’s child and being in the white house for 8 years mean she’s qualified? Well, she’s certainly qualified by being Hillary’s daughter as Hillary was the Secretary of State. But, even that might not satisfy a few stuck-in-the-mud voters. Maybe if she had an abortion instead of a child, that would help? I’m sure it would make all the Democrats proud.


20 posted on 05/19/2014 3:11:32 PM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: Gen.Blather; Haiku Guy

Chelsea versus Putin? Guess who wins that one.


21 posted on 05/19/2014 3:19:47 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

I am sure that Bill loves Hillary enough that he will talk her out of running.


22 posted on 05/19/2014 3:35:48 PM PDT by Hardastarboard (Please excuse the potholes in this tagline. Social programs have to take priority in our funding.)
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To: Carbonsteel

Just like 0bama the media has her back.


23 posted on 05/19/2014 3:55:31 PM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice. And Pay Your Liberty Tax Citizen.)
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To: Olog-hai

If she runs she will be elected.

All the brilliant intellectual Progressives, all the
really-really smart Independents and the hardcore
fourty-percenters-plus in the electorate will run to the polls to vote for the female messiah.

IMHO


24 posted on 05/19/2014 4:16:46 PM PDT by ripley
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To: Olog-hai

Another consequence of feminism/romanticism—that and the economy.


25 posted on 05/19/2014 6:14:35 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: Olog-hai

Many will vote for her as seen in the primary debacle a few years ago, and many will regret it. The Obama show will be nothing compared to the Hillary show. Common, working men who’ve survived so far, get yourselves situated and stock up on popcorn. There are surprises ahead.


26 posted on 05/19/2014 6:26:12 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: stanne

If Hillary threw Chelsea’s baby down the toilet for sake of being their President, they would be hoping mad in adoration of her.

Liberals are evil.


27 posted on 05/19/2014 7:42:15 PM PDT by lavaroise (A well regulated gun being necessary to the state, the rights of the militia shall not be infringed)
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To: Liz

Is it me or she walks like some kind of Orc.


28 posted on 05/19/2014 7:43:43 PM PDT by lavaroise (A well regulated gun being necessary to the state, the rights of the militia shall not be infringed)
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To: Olog-hai

any registered Republican that would advocate voting for H. Clinton should be taken before a wall and ......


29 posted on 05/19/2014 10:09:45 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: Haiku Guy

I am afraid that this intellectually and morally bankrupt nation might just be stupid enough to do what you suggest. Anyone who is not VERY CONCERNED by the fact that there are so many people who think Hillary Clinton should be president simply has no understanding of what is going on. I have no doubt whatsoever that a short time spent interviewing residents in the South Carolina mental health facilities would very quickly turn up a much better candidate than Hillary Clinton.

This is the only race Hillary should consider entering soon.
http://www.wvculture.org/vandalia/2014/Liarscontestsrules2014.pdf
Never mind the entry requirements, the nature of the contest is such that it doesn’t matter.


30 posted on 05/20/2014 6:35:44 AM PDT by RipSawyer
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To: Olog-hai

I would vote for Clinton over a lot of Repubs. Certainly over any Bush.


31 posted on 05/20/2014 7:09:49 PM PDT by Carry me back
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To: Carry me back

Why?


32 posted on 05/20/2014 7:21:51 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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