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  • 90% of America DIDN'T Watch Obama

    01/14/2011 5:07:57 AM PST · by canuck_conservative · 37 replies
    Friday, January 14, 2011 | cc
    With the avalanche of lame-stream media reports in the last week, followed up by a boisterous funeral "memorial", one might get the impression that the whole country had finally turned on conservatives. Don't believe it. While Reuters is crowing how Obama's "memorial" attracted 31 million viewers, this means that 90% of the US population didn't. Several lesson can be learned here: (1) Obama real supporters are still a small minority of the whole country. They vocal, yes, and they're always in your face, but they are a minority, so Obama's re-election hopes are limited, despite rosy LSM reports. (2) Conservatives...
  • It's all over but the crying for Hillary

    03/02/2008 5:19:00 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 94 replies · 203+ views
    Edmonton Sun ^ | Sun, March 2, 2008 | LISA VAN DUSEN
    There was a moment toward the end of the Democratic presidential debate in Cleveland last Tuesday when it was easy to feel sorry for Hillary Clinton. The former First Lady hadn't done much since the top of the show to endear herself to anyone who wasn't already voting for her, what with the health care hectoring and the whining about always going first and the old evil eye trick. But as Barack Obama was talking about how Mrs. Clinton doesn't owe anyone an explanation as to why she's a worthy opponent, the sad reality of Hillary Clinton's predicament conjured a...
  • Clinton's Campaign In Disarray As Staff Squabble Over "Attack Adverts"

    02/17/2008 7:49:54 AM PST · by Fennie · 43 replies · 171+ views
    Belfast Telegraph ^ | February 16, 2008 | By Leonard Doyle
    Hillary Clinton is filling the airwaves with negative ads attacking Barack Obama as the race for the Democratic nomination enters a decisive three-week period. But her strategy of going on the offensive against a likeable candidate is causing disarray insdie her campaign team. Spats between her senior staff have leaked to the press and are causing embarrassment for Mrs Clinton as she struggles to find a message that resonates with voters and blocks Mr Obama's progress in the crucial states of Ohio and Texas. Mrs Clinton badly needs to come up with a successful advertising strategy if she is to...
  • Clinton seeks to cast herself as underdog vs Obama

    02/11/2008 1:50:40 AM PST · by dennisw · 25 replies · 310+ views
    yahoo. ^ | Sun Feb 10, 1:58 PM ET | Caren Bohan
    Sen. Hillary Clinton, viewed last year as virtually unstoppable in her bid to become the U.S. Democratic presidential nominee, is now seeking to portray herself as the underdog against rival Sen. Barack Obama. The Clinton campaign has labeled the Illinois senator the "establishment" candidate as she tries to wrest from him the message of a vow to bring change to Washington. But political analysts saw some irony in the New York senator's effort to seek the status of a challenger to the establishment, given that she has been a household name since her husband, Bill Clinton, ran for president in...
  • Poll: Obama, Clinton Virtually Tied (new USA Today/Gallup poll)

    11/12/2007 7:43:55 PM PST · by LdSentinal · 33 replies · 118+ views | 11/12/07 | Michael King
    Can't post due to Gannett.
  • Hillary Headed for a Britney-Style Meltdown?

    03/20/2007 9:33:18 AM PDT · by FreeManDC · 72 replies · 3,242+ views
    Intellectual Conservative ^ | March 20, 2007 | Carey Roberts
    A few weeks ago Hillary Rodham Clinton surprised a San Francisco audience with the announcement, “I’m not running as a woman candidate.” But then HRC had a change of heart, and on March 6 she unveiled her “I Can Be President” effort designed to appeal to women. That was a smart move, because the last few weeks the Hillary-for-First-Mom bandwagon has hit some rather unpleasant road-bumps. Now Barack Obama is closing in on Hillary’s once insurmountable lead. First the New York Post revealed that her campaign had agreed to buy the endorsement of South Carolina state Senator Darrell Jackson to...
  • The American Debate | Clinton fatigue may not be thing of the past

    03/04/2007 2:01:41 PM PST · by neverdem · 36 replies · 944+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | Mar. 04, 2007 | Dick Polman
    Inquirer Political Analyst And the senator's efforts to dampen criticism and control the Bill-and-Hillary narrative aren't going to work. The Clintons want to party like it's 1992. Back at the dawn of their excellent adventure, Hillary would tell voters that she and her husband were a package deal, two for the price of one. And when they found themselves under attack - thanks to his military draft avoidance and bimbo eruptions - they hunkered in their bunker ("the war room," as Hillary dubbed it) and toughed it out together. Even though the roles are reversed this time - with Bill...
  • Hillary's Weak Spot - She's Sen. Stubborn (Dick Morris)

    02/19/2007 3:24:32 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies · 1,083+ views
    Newsmax ^ | February 19, 2007 | Dick Morris and Eileen McGann
    "Sorry" seems to be the hardest word for Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton. The New York Democrat is not used to being challenged on either her policy positions or her votes - especially when it comes to Iraq. For the last six years, she's operated in a protective bubble - insulated from the press and the voters. Those days are over. Since she entered the presidential race two weeks ago, she's learned quickly that voters in Iowa and New Hampshire - and most likely in the rest of the country - want truthful answers and won't accept scripted spin. During the...
  • The War She Hasn't Won .....(Iraq: the throbbing toothache of Clinton's)

    02/14/2007 4:29:41 AM PST · by IrishMike · 11 replies · 1,138+ views
    WaPo ^ | Wednesday, February 14, 2007 | Ruth Marcus
    CONCORD, N.H. -- Monique Cesna seemed ready to toss a softball to Hillary Clinton. "I have to say, 'You go, girl!" Cesna said, and the capacity crowd in the high school gym here went wild. But Cesna, 47, a nurse turned third-year law student, then bore down for the cross-examination: Candidate Clinton insists she wouldn't have taken the country to war in Iraq had she been president, yet Senator Clinton voted to authorize President Bush to go to war. "How can you then explain the seeming contradiction?" she asked -- and again the crowd went wild. Iraq was the throbbing...
  • 4TH-PLACE HILL FACES 'LAST' RITES IN IOWA (bumped down by Obama, Breck girl)

    01/25/2007 4:10:53 AM PST · by Liz · 95 replies · 1,775+ views
    NY POST ^ | January 25, 2007 | MAGGIE HABERMAN
    ..... a new poll shows Sen Hillary Clinton running at the back of the pack.....running last among the top four contenders - former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards, Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois and former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack. Edwards leads, with 25% of support among likely Iowa caucus-goers, according to the survey by Strategic Vision. Obama had 17%, Vilsack 16%, and Clinton 15%. Clinton has trailed in Iowa polls for several months.....A KCCI-TV poll last month showed Edwards and Obama tied at 23%t, with Vilsack getting 12 % and Clinton 10%. Obama moved to crush a so-called smear percolating...

    01/15/2007 4:41:06 AM PST · by Liz · 65 replies · 1,985+ views
    NY POST ^ | January 15, 2007 | JOHN MAZOR and GEOFF EARLE with Maggie Haberman
    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton last night ripped into 2008 White House contender John Edwards - her first direct assault on any of her potential Democratic presidential rivals. Clinton's surprising broadside came just hours after Edwards, in Harlem, delivered a sharp condemnation - clearly aimed at Clinton, although he didn't mention her by name - against those who fail to "speak out" against the war in Iraq. "Silence is betrayal, and I believe it is a betrayal not to speak out against the escalation of the war in Iraq," Edwards told a crowd at Manhattan's Riverside Church, where Martin Luther King...
  • Hillary Surrenders

    01/13/2007 1:58:26 AM PST · by Cincinna · 26 replies · 1,472+ views
    New York Sun ^ | January 12, 2007 | New York Sun Editorial
    For a candidate who is portraying herself as the most hawkish of the Democrats — and who, at least to judge by Jeffrey Goldberg's dispatch in the latest New Yorker, is the most hawkish of the Democrats — Senator Clinton's reaction to President Bush's speech on Iraq was quite a disappointment. Mrs. Clinton came out against sending more troops, and her statement began with the words, "based on the president's speech." But based on Mrs. Clinton's statement, it doesn't sound like she even listened to the speech.
  • This Clinton machine is a tighter ship

    12/31/2006 9:00:47 AM PST · by STARWISE · 118 replies · 2,334+ views
    LA Times ^ | 12-31-06 | Stephen Braun
    <p>WASHINGTON — Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has spent much of the last month behind closed doors, putting the final touches on a presidential campaign-in-waiting.</p> <p>Her hectic schedule has been crammed with private lunches and phone conversations with elected officials and political operatives. She has sounded out Democratic Party officials from New York to Des Moines about her chances and hired a cadre of new campaign aides.</p>
  • Hillary falls to earth in poll race

    12/30/2006 6:26:31 PM PST · by neverdem · 155 replies · 4,549+ views
    The Sunday Times ^ | December 31, 2006 | Tony Allen-Mills
    THE first vote is still more than a year away, but the campaign to replace President George W Bush in the White House is already throwing up surprises. Unfortunately for Senator Hillary Clinton, long the front-runner in the Democratic drive to retake the presidency, most of them are coming at her expense. A brace of Christmas opinion polls has left Clinton with a political hangover after a year that had appeared to cement her status as the Democrats’ best-organised, best-financed and best-connected contender for her party’s presidential nomination. Despite winning re-election to the US Senate by a handsome margin in...
  • 2008 Poll Madness Begins: Hillary Leads in Key States But Two Rivals Crowd Her

    12/30/2006 12:04:41 PM PST · by Blackirish · 11 replies · 593+ views
    Editor and Publisher ^ | 12/30/06 | E&P Staff
    NEW YORK Just to prepare you for the new year's press frenzy surrounding the still-distant 2008 race for president, here are latest December poll results in key primary states from American Research Group.
  • Hillary's New Strategy: The Mom President

    12/25/2006 10:11:17 PM PST · by Coleus · 78 replies · 2,871+ views
    FOX ^ | Dick Morris and Eileen McGann
    “We’ve never had a mother who ever ran or was elected president…” That was Hillary Clinton speaking earlier this week, when she appeared on the television show The View. Don’t think for a minute that she was just making an interesting historical observation. No, Hillary doesn’t work that way. She never says or does anything that hasn’t been perfectly scripted and endlessly polled beforehand. She had a message, a new strategy to try out. So look for the new “Mom Strategy” to be the anchor of her presidential run. Forget Soccer Moms and Security Moms; now it’s going to be...
  • Downhill slide for Hillary?

    12/21/2006 6:00:41 PM PST · by neverdem · 140 replies · 2,624+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | December 21, 2006 | Donald Lambro
        Some Democrats are beginning to doubt Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's electability in 2008 and are saying so publicly for the first time.     The New York liberal, who is far ahead of her rivals for the Democratic nomination in all the polls, is the most polarizing figure in American politics. Half the voters polled say they would support her if, as expected, she becomes a candidate, but the other half says they couldn't vote for her under any circumstances.     Her inability to reach out to more moderate voters worries Democrats who think '08 is their year to win back the White...
  • Poll: Hillary's Support Stalling

    12/17/2006 2:16:55 PM PST · by wagglebee · 76 replies · 1,876+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 12/17/06 | NewsMax
    Chicago Sun-Times political columnist Robert Novak has some bad news for Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton: You've lost momentum. According to Novak, a national poll of Democratic voters shows that support for a presidential candidacy for Sen. Barack Obama has surged while Clinton is treading water. Republican pollster John McLaughlin questioned voters on Election Day in both 2004 and 2006 and discovered support for Clinton, D-N.Y., unchanged at 27 percent. Sen. John Kerry, who was second in 2004 at 16 percent, got only 8 percent this year. Meanwhile, Obama attracted 21 percent, up from 2 percent in 2004. In the GOP...