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  •  i hope they DO nominate jeb in 2016 -- it means a (6+ / 0-)

    democrat will occupy the wh for another term  :)

    the last thing most voters want is another bush as prez.  besides being tired of the name, it's a reminder of how gw trashed the economy during his reign, & who in their right mind wants a repeat of that!

    it's the same problem the r's have with anyone who has the last name cheney (i'm talkin' 'bout YOU, liz!) -- cheney = WAR -- & the fact that everything a cheney touches automatically turns to shit.

    it should serve as a warning to any d's eager to nominate hillary, too.  there's a good reason kkkarl rove's favorite wet dream is running a campaign against someone named clinton.  he knows he can beat them.

    •  I totally agree the Democrat is not Hillary (4+ / 0-)

      I love Hillary and I appreciate her work. the same arguments about bloodlines apply to the Clintons as they do to the Bushes. I switched from Hillary to Barack for the simple fact that I didn't want dynastic presidencies to become a way of goverment in this land.

      Hillary vs. Jeb, no way, no how.

      What Fresh Hell is This? -- Dorothy Parker

      by chazz509 on Sun Dec 09, 2012 at 07:44:43 AM PST

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      •  that was the same reason my husband gave for (3+ / 0-)

        not wanting to vote for hillary in 2008 -- "no more clintons," he said.

        i, too, switched from hillary to obama, but it wasn't b/c of the dynasty-thing -- it was bill's decision to use racial dog whistles, like he did before nh & especially after sc.  i was shocked when he did it, & when hillary didn't rebuke him about it, that made up my mind.  anyone who stooped to that wasn't worth putting in the wh.

      •  Right now, Hillary would be a lock to win. (1+ / 0-)
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        I don't think there's any denying that Hillary has the best shot of winning the presidency. She's not perfect, but I'd definitely be comfortable with her in the white house.

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