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Hillary the "inevitable" Dem candidate?
May 19th, 2014
05:34 PM ET

Hillary the "inevitable" Dem candidate?

Hillary Clinton's name was the talk of the town on Sunday, as political talk shows were filled with attacks, speculation and praise.

Could posing Hillary as the "inevitable" candidate end up hurting Democrats? Are both parties so focused on Clinton that they're missing opportunities in 2014?

At 6:30pm ET we'll have a political party faceoff between DNC communications director Mo Elleithee and RNC communications director Sean Spicer. Van Jones and guest host Kevin Madden will be hosting the debate.

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  1. ProtectAmericanJobs

    Enough Hillary – Hillary – Hillary already – It's getting as old as the all the Gay – Gay – Gay stuff

    Why is the media so infatuated with this disingenuous-dishonest-power-monger?

    Could it be that Free-Traitors and Foreign interests own and control our media?

    We all knew back when that whole Monica scandal was going on, that she must have made a deal with the Dems for promises of power in the future in return for her standing by "her husband" Bill's side.

    You know the problem in trying to elect good leaders for The United States of America has nothing to do with the color or gender of our politicians. It's our politician's, from both parties, lack of honesty and the lack of willingness to do right by the US citizens that they're elected by and should be representing.

    Before Hillary Clinton runs for president, Americans need to remember that it was her "husband" that got us into bed with Communist China in the first place. – And how's that been working out for the American People and the Real American Economy?

    Bill and Hillary Clinton are two of the biggest FREE-TRAITORS around.

    Hey you stinking Free-Traitors: The AMERICAN PEOPLE can see what's been and is still being done to them!

    May 20, 2014 at 10:59 pm | Reply
  2. ProtectAmericanJobs

    The problem in trying to elect good leaders for The United States of America has nothing to do with the color or gender of our politicians. It's our politician's, from both parties, lack of honesty and the lack of willingness to do right by the US citizens that they're elected by and should be representing.

    Before Hillary Clinton runs for president, Americans need to remember that it was her "husband" that got us into bed with China in the first place. – And how's that been working out for the American People and the Real American Economy?

    And what about that whole White-Water/Vince Foster deal? And we all know that Hillary must have made a deal with the Dems for promises of future power, just so that she would agree to stand by Bill's side during that whole Monica scandal.

    I don't trust the Clintons at all. – It was the "Clinton Machine" that kicked the ball over to China, which got the Real American Economy rolling down the hill.

    Nixon restored normal diplomatic relations between the US and China, but Clinton is the one who opened up the trade floodgates with Communist China. And both Bill and Hillary were actively involved during their visit to China.

    Under Clinton jobs to China, Under Bush I & II influx of illegals/cheap labor into the US and jobs to Mexico/NAFTA – Bush started it and it was signed into effect by Clinton. I loved President Reagan at that time, because he brought pride and respect back to our country after those embarrassingly weak Carter years, but unfortunately his shortsighted economic policy sent us down the wrong path. Reaganonomics was a huge mistake. Jeez and the wizards on Wall Street wonder why the American people aren't putting as much money into savings and their 401k plans anymore. Maybe it's because the shortsighted economic policies, from the 1980's to the present, have come back to bite the hands that feed them. I guess the thought of changing from a manufacturing based economy to a service based economy of smoke and mirrors is working out just great? – Not!

    But even now President Obama is pushing a new disastrous, job-killing, "free trade" agreement on the United States under the misleading guise of increasing export opportunities. The president is asking for fast track trade authority that would give him unchallenged authority to do whatever he wants, in most cases to satisfy his campaign contributors instead of the American people. His track record proves he cannot be trusted with this kind of power. Congress must vote to deny the president fast track authority and they must refuse to pass the TPP!

    The president claims this agreement will be a good thing.

    In fact, the scarce details emerging from negotiations point in the opposite direction. Hundreds of corporate advisers are at the table looking for handouts for their particular industries, while average Americans are largely left in the dark. The results will surely be disastrous.

    If they try sneaking another disastrous trade agreement, like this TPP deal, through they're true Traitors to the American people. And I'll bet both parties will be involved. Funny, they can work together to line their own pockets, but not to put protections in place to help the American citizens that they are supposed to represent.

    Hey you stinking Free-Traitors: The AMERICAN PEOPLE can see what's been and is still being done to them!

    The Trans Pacific Partnership must be stopped before it buries us for good.

    The WTO and NAFTA have done enough damage already, but if this goes into effect, Americans are really screwed.

    Unfortunately almost all of our political leaders are a joke – Only it's not so funny, because over the past several decades, all they've been doing is screwing the American people, by stalling, spending, removing protections and allowing illegal aliens to continue to pour in and American jobs and industry to pour out, and all while collecting their American tax-payer funded pay checks, benefits and whatever else they get on the side from their various lobbyist friends.

    Let's face it both parties are just doing the bidding of their masters, while lamely trying to look like they're trying to represent us. Wouldn't it be nice, if some of these masters were conscientious loyal Americans who loved their country and cared about their fellow Americans enough that they would finally start pointing their lap-dog-politicians in the direction of doing right by the American People? Maybe that's delusional on my part – But if this doesn't start happening soon, the American people and the future of the country that we love is doomed.

    If more Americans would have listened to Perot back in 1992, we wouldn't be in this mess right now. The American people and the real American economy would have been much better off today! I and many other people, who were able to see through all of the left vs right BS, did vote for Perot, because he was straight forward and just used common sense. He cared about his country and the American people.

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    Oh Yeah Right – Balanced Budget Bill Clinton left us in great shape – As he sold us out to China and just waited for the damage to start setting in after he was long gone. – How'd that work out for the American People, the future of our country and the Real American Economy?

    Things may have been better short term as far as stock vales and consumer spending were concerned during the Clinton administration, but that was just a Short-Term Artificial boost to the economy. The Real American Economy and the Future of the American People was on it's way down hill, because of our leaders and that shortsighted Wall Street mentality selling the American People's Jobs Out to countries like Communist China, India and Mexico where it's not even remotely close to a level playing field.

    Clinton is the one who opened up the trade floodgates with Communist China and both Bill and Hillary were actively involved during their visit to China.

    Bill Clinton, "I did not have sexual relations with that woman nor did I have unethical trade relations with that communist Chinese government."

    But let's face it, both parties are full of stinking Free-Traitors: The AMERICAN PEOPLE can see what's been done and what's still being done to them!

    May 20, 2014 at 10:58 pm | Reply
  3. Jose79845

    Hillary will be allowed give a speech at the Democratic Convention, but that's about it. The party will not support an irrational marijuana prohibitionist like Hillary.
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    May 20, 2014 at 12:32 pm | Reply
  4. Logictox

    Hillary is not what America needs. We need a fresh start and not the same old stale bread.

    May 20, 2014 at 10:33 am | Reply
  5. Gunderson

    Whazzat?,
    Hillary learned to be a politician from Bill ? That's about like learning how to open a Bank Account from the Mafia. Actually I think Bill learned how to be a politician from Hillary, who wants to be Mother Teresa.

    May 20, 2014 at 8:39 am | Reply
    • RickeyV

      Hillary was at Mother Theresa's funeral, she seemed lost, and, a little vacant. Mother Theresa seemed more alive.

      May 20, 2014 at 11:54 am | Reply
  6. Beth

    Dems have a weak field, Hilly is the only one they have. Republicans are ready for her and I almost feel sorry for her past dirt being dug up, but not quite. She has it coming.

    May 20, 2014 at 7:21 am | Reply
  7. Minnie Mouse

    2016 is to far away. What's in inevitable is she isn't going to end up hurting anyone. As of now she's not even a official running candidate. Way ahead of yourselves on speculations.

    May 20, 2014 at 6:54 am | Reply
  8. NATHAN WIMBERLY

    HILARIOUS watching Guns Over People teatards shake in their boots. They are TERRIFIED of Hillary who hasn't even announced that she is running for President.

    May 20, 2014 at 5:20 am | Reply
  9. mike

    She said long ago she is not running. She makes a great decoy. Making fools of republicans who attack her.

    May 19, 2014 at 10:39 pm | Reply
  10. heaven

    she is old but not as old as john macan. she is a woman. it is time for america to have a woman president. she is well experienced. she has learned politics and world affairs under her husband and obama. she learned legal matters from obama and diplomatic language. in fact she excels obama in other respects in relation to knowing pulse of american people. she knows foreign affairs so well, not a single criticism exists with her. she is truly democratic, who is also conservative in things, which are part of american people such as religion.

    May 19, 2014 at 8:47 pm | Reply
  11. Free Man in the Republic of Texas

    At this point what difference does it make !!!

    Americans are still DEAD in Benghazi.

    The cover up continues.

    Mrs. Clinton FAILED in her DUTY.

    NO.... Mrs. Clinton we will NOT forget.

    May 19, 2014 at 8:13 pm | Reply
  12. 2-indy1600

    The only thing inevitable about HRC is her history, bless her heart.

    May 19, 2014 at 8:02 pm | Reply
    • You're poor

      Another thing that's inevitable is that you're poor and you will continue to vote against your own interests. You will need SS and Medicare to survive and yet you vote for the GOP who want to cut your SS and Medicare benefits.

      May 20, 2014 at 9:24 am | Reply
  13. Sally DeCapite

    Republicans are scared silly of Hillary. Kasich, my governor, claims to be concerned about education. Someone should ask why he took so much money out of education. Rand Paul said he doesn't want more regulation of coal mining industry yet they continue to have explosions. Chris Christy, whether he planned the "bridgegate" affair or not, is just a spoiled brat, a smooth, slick, fast talker. There is something wrong with the Republican Party if they turned down a man of substance like Jon Huntsman.

    May 19, 2014 at 7:11 pm | Reply
  14. CALIFORNIA

    Using the democrat argument they used against John McCain, she's too old not to mention sh'es not in the greatest health to say the least.

    May 19, 2014 at 5:52 pm | Reply
    • Don't blame

      Don't blame democrats for McCain choosing Palin. That's what caused him to lose.

      May 20, 2014 at 9:25 am | Reply
      • CALIFORNIA

        Did I mention Palin? NO. I can say though I can't help you democrats that are sexist though.

        May 20, 2014 at 12:49 pm |
      • Don't blame

        @californidiot – It's not a Palin "sexist" thing that caused people NOT to vote for McCain. It's a Palin "idiot" thing.

        May 23, 2014 at 12:20 pm |

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