Should Hillary Clinton try to run AGAIN for the Presidency in 2012, and why?
No, she shouldn't run for anything but obscurity. She's proven time and again that her regards for "ordinary" Americans are analogous to "let them eat cake."
I think at this point it would be a waste of time and money as she has already lost to Obama once.
No, it's never a good thing to run against your own party's incumbent president. It destroys party loyalty.
It also gives ammunition to the opposition party in the general election.
Generally speaking it's not something either party encourages.
No Republican attempted to unseat Ronald Reagan or George W. Bush when they ran for a 2nd term.
In fact the last time someone attempted to unseat a sitting president from (their own party) was Ted Kennedy during Jimmy Carter's time in office. Ted failed and Carter lost in the general election. Both parties would rather circle the wagons and present a united front when their man/woman is in office.
Hilary's next "viable opportunity" to run would be in 2016.
However if Obama is elected for a 2nd term it's unlikely that voters will stick with (the same party for 12 straight years) no matter what the state of the union is. George H.W. Bush was the last elected president of a party which held office the previous 8 years. (He followed Reagan).
Al Gore failed to win after Clinton's 2nd term and McCain failed to win after George W. Bush's 2nd term.
She really has a dilemma on her hands. Her recognition factor and approval all say that 2012 is the time to get in but in order to do so she must take on Obama in her own party for the nomination. In most cases that has proven to be a difficult task. Obama already has a lot of George Soros money in his war chest...money that Hilary would need to make the run and win. Soros has supported her in the past but likely will stick with Obama because he follows orders well. By 2016, Hilary will have lost some of her momentum with the voting public and possibly her party. Age, bias toward women, etc. will play in as factors. At the same time, should Obama get relected in 2012, the voters should be totally enraged with the democrats by 2016 and looking for a wholesale change if the country can survive that long under his administration. WB
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