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  •  Yours and Dinotrac's comments make me laugh (3+ / 0-)
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    tikkun, Lysis, Shawn87

    "She's earned the right to get out of the way."  You two are in an awful big rush to tell her what she should do.

    "Moon landing was real. Evolution exists. Tax cuts lose revenue. The research has shown this a thousand times. Enough already." - Austan Goolsbee

    by anonevent on Mon May 19, 2014 at 11:36:57 AM PDT

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    •  Seems to me like the Hillary "supporters" are (0+ / 0-)

      telling her what she should do, kind of like stage mothers at a a Little Miss Tiara contest.

      She might well run.  

      Bob Dole was 4 years older than Clinton will be if she runs.  John McCain was 2 years older.  
      They both got creamed.

      "Old man" Ronald Reagan was about the same age as HRC when he ran.  We all know that he won and held on to win a second term.

      Those candidates are notable for being exceptions to the rule and, Reagan aside, did not meet with much success.

      There's also the matter of the state of the nation.  We tend not to elect the same party to the White House for 3 consecutive cycles.  It's only happened once since the passage of the 22nd amendment.  A resurgent economy could encourage her to buck that history, a continued drag could make her think twice.

      LG: You know what? You got spunk. MR: Well, Yes... LG: I hate spunk!

      by dinotrac on Mon May 19, 2014 at 12:23:41 PM PDT

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