Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

Karl Rove’s Four Reasons Clinton Won NH

In a column in today’s Wall Street Journal, evil GOP mastermind Karl Rove lays out four reasons he thinks Hillary Clinton won in New Hampshire: Mrs. Clinton won a narrow victory in New Hampshire for four reasons. First, her campaign made a smart decision at its start to target women Democrats, especially single women. It has been made part of ...

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Hillary Upsets Obama In New Hampshire, McCain Trounces Field

Defying pollsters and pundits who had all but crowned Barack Obama, yesterday Hillary Clinton pulled off a stunning upset in the New Hampshire primary, winning narrowly with 39% of the vote to Obama’s 37%. McCain repeated his 2000 win in NH, besting Mitt Romney by 5%. Clinton’s own team had been prepared for a loss. It appears that Obama actually ...

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Heckler To Clinton: Iron My Shirt!

A front-row heckler interrupted Hillary Clinton’s speech to supporters in New Hampshire last night, shouting “Iron my shirt!” and waving a sign with the same message. An unseen man in the rear of the auditorium did the same. Clinton handled the man with aplomb and sent him off with, “If there’s anybody left in the auditorium who wants to learn ...

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Iowa Changes Everything

After last night’s Iowa Caucus results, some are saying the GOP is now in total disarray, and others are expressing shock that the once seemingly unstoppable Clinton train has gone off the rails, with the New York Times calling her performance a startling setback. (THIRD place?) And not that anybody noticed or cares, but both Joe Biden and Chris Dodd ...

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Clinton’s Last Minute Plea To Iowans

I’ll confess that I still don’t fully understand the rules for today’s Iowa Caucus. Predictions?

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Coulter Wants To See Hillary’s Dead Body

Ann Coulter was on Fox News on Tuesday to say that she originally thought that Obama’s recent surge in the polls was faked because the MSM was “bored” and trying to make the Democratic campaign into a “horse race.” Coulter admitted to being surprised that Obama’s rise in the polls was actual and that Clinton may be in trouble. Then: ...

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Magic Johnson: Obama’s A Rookie

I’ve been thinking that the Clinton campaign was going to answer the Obama-Oprah combo with an endorsement from a major black celeb of their own. Yesterday the Clintons toured with HIV+ former NBA star Magic Johnson, who compared Obama to a rookie basketball player, saying, “You don’t want somebody in there that is young or a rookie at politics. We ...

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A Gotham Threeway

According to the Wall Street Journal , aides to Michael “Not A Presidential Candidate” Bloomberg are hoping for a Clinton-Giuliani showdown after the primaries. One scenario — and the one aides are hoping for — would be a race between fellow New Yorkers Hillary Clinton and former Mayor Rudy Giuliani. Sen. Clinton’s negative rating is the highest in either party, ...

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The Diva Stampede Continues

Via Bilerico: At long last, the most important endorsement of the 2008 presidential election is here. During a press event last night in New York, Madonna made it official: She’s backing Hillary Clinton for the White House. According to Madonnalicious – the online community of all things ‘Material,’ – her Madgesty responded, when asked “Hillary or Obama?,” with an enthusiastic ...

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Hostages Taken At Hillary Clinton’s
New Hampshire Office

Breaking News: An armed man, possibly with a bomb, has taken people hostage at Hillary Clinton’s campaign office in Rochester, N.H. Clinton was attending a National Democratic Committee meeting in Virginia, but has canceled a 3:30 p.m. EST speech. New York TV station WNBC reported that the suspect has demanded to speak to her. Police said a man in his ...

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Diva Vs. Diva

The day after Barack Obama announced his tour with Oprah Winfrey, Hillary Clinton’s campaign announced that THEY had Barbra Streisand on board. So there. Legendary filmmaker, artist, and Democratic activist, Barbra Streisand, today endorsed Hillary Clinton for President. Streisand cited Clinton’s ability to bring about change and the historic nature of her campaign as reasons why she is supporting Hillary’s ...

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Hillary: I Don’t Play The Gender Card

I was fairly impressed with Hillary Clinton’s performance at last night’s Democratic debate in Las Vegas. But claiming that she doesn’t constantly stress that she’s a w-o-m-a-n seems a little dishonest.

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Barney Frank Joins Clinton Campaign

Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) has endorsed Hillary Clinton and joined her campaign as an economic advisor. Barney Frank: “Based on my work with her on issues involving discrimination, I am convinced that Hillary Clinton is the candidate best equipped to pass laws that will treat all Americans with dignity, fairness and equality, no matter who they are or who they ...

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Obamaween

Barack Obama made a surprise cameo on SNL this weekend in a skit in which all the Democratic candidates come to Hillary’s Halloween party. I especially liked the dig at Bill Richardson.

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Double Fission

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner was elected president of Argentina a few days ago. She’s a Senator and the wife of a still-popular former president. Sounding familiar? Some in Argentina are concerned that Kirchner and her husband plan on alternating presidencies – Argentina has no term-limit law but does not allow consecutive terms. Here in Ammurrica, we only alternate families. With ...

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Hillary Turns 60 Today

Hillary Clinton’s 60th birthday is today. Last night she celebrated here in New York, with Elvis Costello leading the crowd in singing Happy Birthday. What, she couldn’t get a Yank to sing? Why does Hillary hate America?.

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As Done A Deal As
A Deal Done In Donetown

According to poll results released today, Hillary Clinton is now 33 points ahead of Barack Obama. WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton has jumped to an astounding 33-point lead over Barack Obama, topping her main rival among every major slice of the electorate and widening a dominating advantage she has held all summer. Clinton got support from a full majority for ...

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Bill Clinton, First Lady

The latest New York Magazine has a great story about the role Bill Clinton would play in a Hillary adminstration. Contrary to Hillary’s time as First Lady, when she had an office in the West Wing and helped formulate key social policies, Bill would have to be as absent as possible from the White House, lest Hillary be viewed as ...

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Hillary On Ellen Today: Does Not Rule Out Obama As VP

Hillary Clinton appears on today’s season opener of the Ellen Degeneres show. Aside from another restating of non-support for same-sex marriage, which Degeneres lets slide without challenge, Clinton does a sit-down bit with Ellen at The Flame, a Hells Kitchen diner, in which Ellen directly asks about a potential Clinton-Obama ticket. Very interestingly, Clinton does not rule it out. She ...

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Hillary On Letterman

Sen. Clinton appeared on Letterman last night, talking about the Iraq morass and reading the show’s top ten list, “Hillary Clinton’s Top Ten Campaign Promises.” Mildly amusing.

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