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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton laughs before delivering remarks on American leadership at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington January 31, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
"Shaddup!"
If you've ever wondered how much concern can be crammed into a story, look no further than today's Wall Street Journal, where—based largely on "people familiar with her views" and "others close to Mrs. Clinton"—they worry that Hillary may not be up for a presidential run because she's just too damn old. They:
... worry that another campaign would test her stamina as she moves into her late 60s.

And are:

... attuned to the personal toll of presidential campaigns.
They remind us that:
... a campaign would be grueling.
And it would:
... mean giving up "two and a half years of your life when you're moving on up into your 60s."
Because as you may not know:
Mrs. Clinton will be 69 years old on Election Day.
And:
... "there's a fatigue and a physical demand that she has to consider. She's much older than she was 20 years ago"
And let's not forget the possibility of:
... lingering concerns from her 2012 health scare.
Because again, it would be:
... a grueling campaign.
And besides:
... the Republican field is likely to include fresh faces.
Hey, we can't be talking about Benghazi all the time!

Originally posted to Barbara Morrill on Wed Mar 19, 2014 at 09:38 AM PDT.

Also republished by Daily Kos.

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