New take on Hillary for 2012:

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  1. habee profile image94
    habeeposted 8 years ago

    I know this has been discussed on the forums before, but there are new hints that Hil might run in 2012. She recently slammed the deficit saying that it's a national security problem, and she supposedly has a new website. Many pundits are saying she's revving up for 2012. Others think Obama will boot Biden and ask Hil to be his VP.

    What do you think? Will Hil run as Obama's VP? Will she run for POTUS? Would you support her?

    1. lady_love158 profile image55
      lady_love158posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Progressives will say anything to get and hold power! Hillary has come right out and admitted she's a progressive (that's code for communist). No progressive is going to get elected in 2012 no matter what they say, or do, or look like!

      1. Pcunix profile image89
        Pcunixposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        When are you going to learn what progressives and liberals REALLY want instead of parroting talkshow nonsense?

      2. Sylvie Strong profile image58
        Sylvie Strongposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        You are so sure of what will happen in 2012.  What will you do if you are wrong?

      3. Joe Badtoe profile image59
        Joe Badtoeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Lady_love has spoken and clearly such an erudite voice should be listened to!

        Jesus H tapdancing Christ!!!

        'Progressive are Communists'???!

        'Republicans are Nazis'?

        Let's twist again shall we?

    2. Pcunix profile image89
      Pcunixposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, I would.  She was my vote in the primaries.

      1. habee profile image94
        habeeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I might support Hil, depending on who the republicans run. I don't think I could support a TEA Party candidate, and I can't support Obama. I think Hil could go a long way to healing the division in our nation. Plus, we'd get Bill for free! lol

    3. Evan G Rogers profile image74
      Evan G Rogersposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      she won't run in 2012 - they're gonna go with Obama, and she owes WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY too much to the Democrats.

  2. Sally's Trove profile image80
    Sally's Troveposted 8 years ago

    Great question, Habee. I've long been a supporter of a partnership between Clinton and Obama. It didn't happen in '08, but I'd like to see it in '12.

    I'd like to see Hillary as POTUS with Obama as VP, especially given his last weekend's vitriol about being perceived as a dog and sipping slurpees. Wouldn't it be an oh-so-refreshing change of pace for a VP to have a powerful voice?

    Pipe dreams, of course. But I like them. These two could be a dynamic duo.

    1. Sylvie Strong profile image58
      Sylvie Strongposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      There is little chance that Hilary would run in 2012 in my opinion.  That would be unheard of.  The democrats will rally around Obama.  A sitting president has a strong advantage in being reelected (and for those of you that are sure that Obama will not be, I think you have a short view of history).  Obama is the best chance the democrats have in 2012.  I'm not sure how 2012 will look, and, frankly, anyone that says they are is an idiot.  Frankly, given how polarizing Hilary is, I don't think she would have beaten McCain in 2008.  But she will bide her time and consider her options in 2016.

  3. habee profile image94
    habeeposted 8 years ago

    I'd prefer Hil without Obama! lol. Could Bill be VP??

    1. Sally's Trove profile image80
      Sally's Troveposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I think he could be. He knows where the bathrooms are in the White House, he's been chastised already for his mistakes and won't repeat them, and his wife is now Secretary of State while he is....what? Plus, Chelsea loves him. Yes, I think he could be second in command, comfortable with being #2. Both VP and First Man. Wonder what kind of redecorating he'd do in the White House?

      1. habee profile image94
        habeeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Pinups of hefty chicks smoking cigars???? Wonder if he'd like one of ME? lololololol

        1. Sally's Trove profile image80
          Sally's Troveposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          lol

          1. habee profile image94
            habeeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Problem is, I think smoking a cigar would make me nauseous.

            1. Sally's Trove profile image80
              Sally's Troveposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Come on, Habee. Suck it up! You'll be doing a service for the demographic that has a sense of humor. A little bit of nausea is a small price to pay for patriotic activism. (Gonna make myself sick here.) LOLOLOLOLOL

  4. tobey100 profile image60
    tobey100posted 8 years ago

    The words 'new' and 'Hillary' may just be an oxymoron.  Like saying I bought a new used car.  As Sally's Trove says, pipe dream.  Sadly for Democrats, Obama has driven so much of the country to the right it'll probably be a long time before the voters dare elect another Democrat for fear of getting a second dose.  Oh well, life goes on.

    1. Sally's Trove profile image80
      Sally's Troveposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      The word "new" was applied to "hints" and "website", not Hillary.

      Maybe some have been driven to the right, but isn't it amusing that the right home party is so fractured? In the middle of primaries all over the country, losing Republicans are refusing to support their party's elected candidates, playing very badly in the sandbox.

      Democrats are looking real good now. smile

      1. tobey100 profile image60
        tobey100posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Maybe you'd better let them know they're looking real good.  They don't seem to believe it.

  5. katiem2 profile image58
    katiem2posted 8 years ago

    Hi Habee, Where you been? 

    I don't talk politics people REALLY do hold your opinions against you...

    I don't but many do so here at hubs I'm shutin up!

    Great to see you, hear from you!

    1. habee profile image94
      habeeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Girl, I been a-workin'! A guy hired me to write some 200 articles! I'm spending part of my earnings on a beach trip for some saltwater fishing. We're leaving in 10 days. Randy Godwin and his wife are going with us. Can't wait!

      1. Randy Godwin profile image90
        Randy Godwinposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Yeah and I'm gonna warn you ahead of time, you gotta spit on your own hook!

        1. habee profile image94
          habeeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Oh, Man! You'll be drooling anyway - might as well put it to some good use!

          1. Randy Godwin profile image90
            Randy Godwinposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Well then, you gotta drool on your own hook!  Got that Zebco spooled up with new line?  The flounder should be biting!

  6. rebekahELLE profile image85
    rebekahELLEposted 8 years ago

    I've heard her say she is absolutely not running for president despite all the rumors floating around and ads she has nothing to do with.

    1. Sally's Trove profile image80
      Sally's Troveposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Looking back almost two years ago, there was no doubt in anyone's mind that Hillary would make a bid in 2012. The writing's on the wall, no matter what SHE says. Well, of course, I could be wrong. smile

      1. rebekahELLE profile image85
        rebekahELLEposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        who really knows.. ? hmm

  7. prettydarkhorse profile image64
    prettydarkhorseposted 8 years ago

    Go Hillary!

  8. Ron Montgomery profile image60
    Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years ago

    It would be an absolutely outrageous, back-stabbing, self-serving thing to do...

    ...so she probably will

  9. Caterino profile image59
    Caterinoposted 8 years ago

    She is as old as McCain, so no I would never support her.  Having said that, No, she has the same views as Obama, empty.

  10. habee profile image94
    habeeposted 8 years ago

    Well, I guess I wouldn't have to actually light it!

 
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