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Hillary Clinton and the
trouble with inevitability

Boston Globe, by Joan Vennochi

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Posted By:StormCnter, 5/30/2014 5:36:11 AM

Death, taxes, and President Hillary Clinton. As people have wondered before, are they really the three new certainties of life in America? According to a just-released Washington Post-ABC News poll, 55 percents of respondents said they would support Clinton as a candidate for president in 2016. The poll, conducted between May 21 and May 25, was a random national sample of 1,017 adults. In other polls, Clinton is the overwhelming pick of Democrats and, even if her favorability is not as high as it once was, she beats assorted Republicans, including Jeb Bush, in theoretical match-ups. If only polls elected presidents. On

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Policom, 5/30/2014 6:17:46 AM     (No. 9866697)

Yes, Death and Taxes are inevitable. So is the fact the Media will try and hype this woman with all her baggage (including her husband) on the American People again.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Judith, 5/30/2014 7:51:21 AM     (No. 9866792)

If this stupid harridan is the best and brightest my generation of women can put forth, then that is just downright pathetic. And my prejudices against women will grow as they have when the dems presented that dim, weak excuse for an african/american man for potus. Holding tightly to Sowell and Thomas has saved me, but really....can´t they give us a "special" candidate that has a brain, guts and loves my country?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: varkdriver, 5/30/2014 7:55:43 AM     (No. 9866800)

Death, taxes, hemorrhoids, and Hillary! [but I repeat myself].

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Reply 4 - Posted by: yo-yo, 5/30/2014 8:16:04 AM     (No. 9866830)

I guess the saying has changed to:
You can fool 55% of the people ALL of the time.

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