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Old 06-11-2014, 02:19 AM
 
Location: Pa
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Too Old? NO Too much of a liar? Yes
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Old 06-11-2014, 06:06 AM
 
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It is not her age..Andrea Merkel is approx. the same age but it is how out of touch Hillary is. Just her way of stating they came broke out of the White House shows she has not clue...than we have the what does it matter which shows that is how she is. She didn't seem to care too much about the Monica affair and 4 Americans death didn't matter too much either for her.
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Interesting perspective. Minor mention of Hil's history of health issues. This article really focuses on American's proclivity to not vote for 'older' Presidential candidates. A couple of quotes from the article.

"Americans have not often reached back a generation to choose a president. They've chosen a president more than five years older than the previous one only four times, and Clinton is 14 years older than President Barack Obama. In the four elections with a significant age gap between the party nominees since the Cold War ended, the younger candidate has won every time."


"Average out the voters' views, though, and you get a pretty reasonable approach: Advanced age, especially when combined with known health issues, should be a mark against a candidate -- but it shouldn't overwhelm everything else."
Is Hillary Clinton Too Old for the White House? - Bloomberg View
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Old 06-11-2014, 06:36 AM
 
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Another thing, hilary is smart but she's nowhere near the communicator or politician that her husband or obama is.

The whole, "we struggled" thing was laughable
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Old 06-11-2014, 10:47 AM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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Another thing, hilary is smart but she's nowhere near the communicator or politician that her husband or obama is.

The whole, "we struggled" thing was laughable
and this is exactly why, if she runs she might run into a lot of trouble: her lack of overall appeal. She just isn't exciting. I know, this should not have a thing to do with electing our President, but like it or not it does. For whatever reason she comes across as manipulating, cranky, cold and a __itch.
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Old 06-11-2014, 12:12 PM
 
Location: NJ
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and this is exactly why, if she runs she might run into a lot of trouble: her lack of overall appeal. She just isn't exciting. I know, this should not have a thing to do with electing our President, but like it or not it does. For whatever reason she comes across as manipulating, cranky, cold and a __itch.

LOL! She excited tens of millions in 2008. Remember, unlike Obama's walks in the park vs the GOP, she gave him a battle for the ages.

Given the blue wall, it doesn't take exceitement. Winning a blue wall state by 15% instead of 17% still gets 100% EC.
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Old 06-11-2014, 12:57 PM
 
Location: Type 0.7 Kardashev
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LOL! She excited tens of millions in 2008. Remember, unlike Obama's walks in the park vs the GOP, she gave him a battle for the ages.

Given the blue wall, it doesn't take exceitement. Winning a blue wall state by 15% instead of 17% still gets 100% EC.
Indeed.

In 2008, Hillary Clinton won more total primary & caucus votes than any Presidential candidate in history, before or since. And, yes, that includes Barack Obama.

Senator Obama won the nomination fair and square under the established rules - ie, he won more delegates. But Senator Clinton won more total votes. So the whole "She can't motivate people to vote for her!" is laughably wrong, as demonstrated by actual evidence in the political field.

People who make such a claim are just desperately clutching at anything that sounds good to their I-really-don't-want-Hillary-Clinton-to-be-President ears, unconcerned with - or oblivious to - the fact that their assertions don't actually jibe with reality.
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Old 06-11-2014, 01:44 PM
 
Location: Denver, Colorado U.S.A.
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And she is a woman, and females might have a genetic and/or hormonal advantage over males when it comes to longevity.
True. If Betty White were elected when she was 69, she'd be at least 15 years now out of office. Women tend to stay sharper longer.
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Old 06-12-2014, 02:40 AM
 
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True. If Betty White were elected when she was 69, she'd be at least 15 years now out of office. Women tend to stay sharper longer.
Some might stay sharper but Hillary is not sharp.

Just like she seems to remember some kind of poverty that she never had as First Lady. In her mind, they were dead broke. She was clueless regarding the Middle East, she has zero concern that she got people killed in Benghazi and she never realized Boko Harem was terrorist.
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Old 06-12-2014, 06:10 PM
 
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She'd be 69 when elected - the same age as Reagan.
Now all she has to do is run against Jimmy Carter.

Dear lord, it's seriously funny to see all the partisan types refusing to acknowledge that her age and lack of charisma might possibly be a problem.....a mere 6 years after the same people were hammering on McCains age and how he might have "old timers" of the brain etc.

I mean seriously, she lost the democratic primary 6+ years ago to a completely inexperienced senator that was younger and more charismatic than her and now suddenly it's not a problem whatsoever?

Personally I don't care because even if she is nominated shes a republican (D).....just most voters are too stupid or just have nowhere else to turn. I figure I'm going to get a moderate republican either way.

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Old 06-12-2014, 06:23 PM
 
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Indeed.

In 2008, Hillary Clinton won more total primary & caucus votes than any Presidential candidate in history, before or since. And, yes, that includes Barack Obama.

Senator Obama won the nomination fair and square under the established rules - ie, he won more delegates. But Senator Clinton won more total votes. So the whole "She can't motivate people to vote for her!" is laughably wrong, as demonstrated by actual evidence in the political field.

People who make such a claim are just desperately clutching at anything that sounds good to their I-really-don't-want-Hillary-Clinton-to-be-President ears, unconcerned with - or oblivious to - the fact that their assertions don't actually jibe with reality.
You are bragging about her loss to an upstart Senator from out of nowhere with the entire Democratic machine backing her? Seriously?

Frankly, I'm more astonished that you kook-aid drinkers are backing her instead of another democrat after the big fat knife she has left in your back. I can only assume you are pro big oil, anti-union and pro-off shoring or are just incredibly gullible and listen to her soundbites instead of her actions.

I'm gonna take those profits.....sucker.

How about having some convictions instead of blind party loyalty?
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