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Hillary Clinton: I May Not Run For Potus Because Job Too Difficult
Breitbart ^ | 7/18/2014 | Tony Lee

Posted on 07/18/2014 1:59:18 PM PDT by bkopto

Hillary Clinton said she may not run for president because the modern American presidency may just be too tough of a job.

Acknowledging to PBS's Charlie Rose that America's president must be both the head of state and government, Clinton said the job of being president "has only gotten harder" and it is now an "all-consuming commitment."

She said the president has to do "all of the symbolic and ritualistic aspects" of the job in addition to the "hard work of politicking, lobbying, governing, operating." She said that the "job has gotten more difficult" because all those roles, including dealing with Congress to pass legislation, are "all in one person."

"You've got to get the money from the Congress to really improve what you're doing, personnel policies, and all the rest," Clinton said. "So the job is as challenging as it's always been, but I would say almost to a degree of amplification that's hard to imagine."

Clinton said the presidency has gotten "bigger and even more difficult" in the modern media environment and added that she knew "so much about the job and how hard it is."

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1 posted on 07/18/2014 1:59:18 PM PDT by bkopto
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To: bkopto

This means she’s running.


2 posted on 07/18/2014 2:00:39 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: bkopto

Well, maybe if the government was restricted to its original Constitutional limitations, the job of President wouldn’t be IMPOSSIBLE.

I can see where being responsible for every minor aspect of everybody’s life and managing society would be a bit challenging.


3 posted on 07/18/2014 2:01:30 PM PDT by Maceman
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

She isn’t running, she just loves the attention.


4 posted on 07/18/2014 2:01:33 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: bkopto

Bill will make her run.


5 posted on 07/18/2014 2:02:57 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: bkopto
The GOP will find many ways to pull defeat out of the jaws of victory.

The only sane group IMO is the Tea party-types.

So the question is can the Tea Party-type candidate have enough influence to prevail in 2016?

Who's out there besides Cruz and Paul?

6 posted on 07/18/2014 2:03:18 PM PDT by PapaNew (Freedom always wins the debate in the forum of ideas)
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To: bkopto
Advanced lowered expectations.

The woman hit her peter principle in Rhodes Law Firm.

7 posted on 07/18/2014 2:04:46 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: bkopto

Sounds like she does not play golf... and has no desire to travel for campaign funds to cover her agenda.


8 posted on 07/18/2014 2:04:57 PM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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9 posted on 07/18/2014 2:05:13 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: bkopto

Sounds like she doesn’t want to make any more hard choices.


10 posted on 07/18/2014 2:05:59 PM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: All

it’s no place for millionaire alynskite liars with lecherous husbands and no experience.. we already have one and her name is Michelle.


11 posted on 07/18/2014 2:06:10 PM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: bkopto

Too Difficult?

Not for someone who doesn’t have brain damage. Like Hillary.

Hillary does not have brain damage. She said so. So how can it be too difficult for someone like her who doesn’t have brain damage?


12 posted on 07/18/2014 2:06:17 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: fortheDeclaration

She’ll probably raise more money and then drop out and keep as much of the money as possible.


13 posted on 07/18/2014 2:06:45 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: fortheDeclaration

She’s also a congenital liar. Everything she says is a lie.


14 posted on 07/18/2014 2:07:53 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: bkopto

Presidentin’ is haaaard. So is baking cookies.


15 posted on 07/18/2014 2:09:02 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: bkopto
‘...She said the president has to do “all of the symbolic and ritualistic aspects” of the job...’


Err, isn't this what the Vice-President should do if he's not too big a doofus?

16 posted on 07/18/2014 2:09:48 PM PDT by az_gila
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To: bkopto
"You've got to get the money from the Congress to really improve what you're doing, personnel policies, and all the rest," Clinton said

Gee, I thought the primary responsibilities of the Office were as per the Oath, not shaking down Congress for $$$ ....

17 posted on 07/18/2014 2:10:27 PM PDT by mikrofon (Weekend BUMP)
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To: bkopto

What a whiny incompetent. What has she ever accomplished except somehow killing Vince Foster, losing billing records for years, losing $6,000,000,000.00 while secretary of state (according to the IG) and harassing women who her “husband” diddled? Maybe if she weren’t an alcoholic and grossly obese she could handle it.


18 posted on 07/18/2014 2:11:13 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: bkopto
She said the president has to do "all of the symbolic and ritualistic aspects" of the job in addition to the "hard work of politicking, lobbying, governing, operating." She said that the "job has gotten more difficult" because all those roles, including dealing with Congress to pass legislation, are "all in one person."

Sounds like her end game will be that Bill and her can get the job done due to their dual experience.

19 posted on 07/18/2014 2:12:59 PM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: bkopto

If she runs and wins, she’ll have a tougher time maintaining residences separate from her “spouse”. Which means she’ll have the horn dog around most of the time, except of course when he’s working on a little on the side.

That’d be enough to drive a woman to drink - oh, wait, we’ve already arrived there.


20 posted on 07/18/2014 2:16:36 PM PDT by Stosh
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To: Maceman
Well, maybe if the government was restricted to its original Constitutional limitations, the job of President wouldn’t be IMPOSSIBLE.

Yes, I was going to say the same thing.

21 posted on 07/18/2014 2:19:06 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: bkopto

Sounds like she is taking a jab at Obama.


22 posted on 07/18/2014 2:19:46 PM PDT by justa-hairyape (The user name is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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To: bkopto

Meme: Hillary Clinton is an old, stumbling drunk.


23 posted on 07/18/2014 2:20:28 PM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Global Warming is caused by illegal immigrants!)
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To: bkopto

This is what they said after Carter. POTUS is too big for one man

And then came along The Big Boss Man Ronald Reagan who made it almost look easy


24 posted on 07/18/2014 2:21:14 PM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: bkopto

Meh…sounds way too hard…I'll go bake cookies.

25 posted on 07/18/2014 2:22:18 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: justa-hairyape

Just read Newsmax poll and Ted Cruz crushed it with about twice as many votes as anyone else polled

Run Ted Run


26 posted on 07/18/2014 2:22:45 PM PDT by Zenjitsuman (New Boss Nancy Pelosi)
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27 posted on 07/18/2014 2:24:14 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: VRW Conspirator

She’s NOT a stumbling drunk. She’s a falling down drunk. How else would she have a concussion?


28 posted on 07/18/2014 2:26:37 PM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning./)
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To: VRW Conspirator

Meme: Hillary Clinton is an old, stumbling drunk.


Yep. And Jack Daniels is the only male in her life.


29 posted on 07/18/2014 2:26:44 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: bkopto

She has to run. The ‘rats don’t have anyone else.

And don’t say “Biden”. Even they know he’s a joke.


30 posted on 07/18/2014 2:26:54 PM PDT by Washi
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To: bkopto
Yes, Hill, presidentin’ is a tough job. But what difference at this point does it make?
31 posted on 07/18/2014 2:27:14 PM PDT by RichInOC (Hillary! 2016: The Devil Will Find Work For Idle Hands To Do.)
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To: bkopto
Clinton said the job of being president "has only gotten harder" and it is now an "all-consuming commitment."

As opposed to back in Lincoln's day when it was much easier. Can we please call this horse' s ass the horse's ass she is, and not the smartest woman in the world?

32 posted on 07/18/2014 2:27:27 PM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: bkopto
Clinton said the job of being president "has only gotten harder" and it is now an "all-consuming commitment."

No it isn't -- just look at Obama: Golf, fund-raising and vacation. A less than part-time job for that slacker.

33 posted on 07/18/2014 2:28:30 PM PDT by CedarDave
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To: TADSLOS

But she ain’t no ways tarred.


34 posted on 07/18/2014 2:29:04 PM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Washi

She has to run. The ‘rats don’t have anyone else.


Andrew Cuomo, IMO.


35 posted on 07/18/2014 2:29:18 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: justa-hairyape

“all-consuming commitment”.

Either she thinks being President is part-time work, or she is suggesting Obama is a part-timer. Regardless, what a stupid thing to say...hell yes being the leader of the free world should be an all consuming commitment.


36 posted on 07/18/2014 2:29:37 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: bkopto

Right. Notice she doesn’t mention that she’ll handle domestic and Bill will handle international. Just like the co-presidency they held before.


37 posted on 07/18/2014 2:31:00 PM PDT by DallasDeb (usafa06mom)
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To: bkopto

Just like Barry, lie about everything.


38 posted on 07/18/2014 2:31:53 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Anything is possible, if you don't know what you're talking about.)
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To: Toespi

Either she thinks being President is part-time work, or she is suggesting Obama is a part-timer.


She probably anticipates that by the time she gets in there, Obama will have the dictatorship in place so she will only need to dictate her wishes.


39 posted on 07/18/2014 2:32:00 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: bkopto

She also suffers from Narcissistic Personality Disorder, like O’Sunni.


40 posted on 07/18/2014 2:33:21 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Anything is possible, if you don't know what you're talking about.)
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To: Rummyfan

LOL. She needs to be tarred and feathered.


41 posted on 07/18/2014 2:35:37 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: bkopto

Ahh ain’t in no ways tard.


42 posted on 07/18/2014 2:35:43 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Yes, Willy will love being back in the WH and on AF1, and especially being the first “First Gentleman”. With FGOTUS office interns.

(I am vomiting in my mouth a little.)


43 posted on 07/18/2014 2:36:11 PM PDT by polymuser ( Enough is enough)
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To: bkopto

She wants the sheeple to beg her.


44 posted on 07/18/2014 2:36:41 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (ObamaCare IS Medicaid: They'll pull a sheet over your head and send you the bill.)
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To: Rummyfan

“But she ain’t no ways tarred.”

I LOL’d for real at this.


45 posted on 07/18/2014 2:38:39 PM PDT by Wage Slave
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To: bkopto; John Semmens

Is this a John Semmens satire piece.


46 posted on 07/18/2014 2:38:57 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: bkopto

She just gave whoever runs against her a lot of material.


47 posted on 07/18/2014 2:40:53 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: bkopto

Once past Hillary’s puffed up, undeserved resume, past all her sleazy dealings, and criminal behavior, past her incompetence and intellectual cesspool, Hillary is quite inadequate for any meaningful task. Her’s is a story about how an ugly, lazy, waddling dingbat rode her way to political power on her lying husband’s coattails, only to be outdone by a media generated black guy who is even more incapable of handling the job of president than she is.

But she does measure up to the high standards of Democrats and the Republican left.


48 posted on 07/18/2014 2:40:58 PM PDT by pallis
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To: bkopto

People lacking in leadership skills frequently talk about how difficult and how complicated a leadership position is. During the Carter administration, the excuse was often made that the job was too much for one man and some even suggested that we needed a chief executive for foreign affairs and another for domestic affairs. Miraculously, when Reagan became president, the job became much more manageable and, for the most part has remained so until the need to excuse our current president’s failure. Obviously, Hillary considers her leadership skill in the same league as Carter and Obama and, on that, I would have to agree with her.


49 posted on 07/18/2014 2:45:14 PM PDT by etcb
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

She may have to cut back to being drunk only 3 nights a week...


50 posted on 07/18/2014 2:46:10 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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