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  •  As Mike Tyson once said.. (3+ / 0-)
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    elwior, al23, stagemom

    Mike Tyson once said that, "Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth... Hilary is out hawking it up and giving paid speeches for Wall Street firms when that is precisely NOT the kind of thing American voters want to see. Once she faces off against someone, and she gets challenged on issues like Wall Street, civil liberties, and the public's desire for a less interventionist foreign policy, how is she going to credibly react to those challenges? We already know she's not much of a campaigner and tends to get herself into trouble when the heat is on. Forget her high favorability ratings... That doesn't mean people want her to be President, necessarily.

    And most importantly, it does not matter a single bit whether Rand Paul or whomever would be a nightmare for the country, or worse on any of the above issues than HRC, because the media will not fact-check narratives. Once it grabs hold, they'll run like hell with it...

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