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I'm just saying.  

If Hillary gets the nomination after she and Bill leverage nasty little wins like New Hamshire and Nevada, she's not going to have much of a base to energize for the general.  I personally would be surprised if she even reaches 51%.  

The ironic thing is that, despite all the talk about Obama ushering in a realignment election, Clinton-Obama is probably the best shot the Democratic Party has for something like this.  Obama solves all her--and Bill's for that matter--problems.  He injects all the hope, optimism, and energy of the Obama movement into their ugly, by the book campaign.  African-Americans will forgive them for using race to win whites and hispanics in Nevada and California.  He is immensely appealing to indepentents and even a certain segment of Republicans.  Finally, he brings anti-war cred to two of the most prominent democratic sellouts in the lead-up the Iraq War.  

The real question is does Obama take it?  Does he consider running at the top of a ticket with Bloomberg?  Does he wait till 2016?  Something tells me this will be his only shot.

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Originally posted to Descrates on Sat Jan 19, 2008 at 04:49 PM PST.

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