When Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton leaves her post as the nation’s top diplomat this year, she will step into a new role: presidential front-runner. Clinton is the leading contender to win the presidency in 2016 should she decide to run, but New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is the one Republican with a shot at defeating her, according to a new poll. Clinton leads Christie 44-42 percent, the Public Policy Polling survey found. Clinton, 65, who was recently hospitalized with a blood clot near her brain, trounces all other GOP contenders. In early hypothetical match-ups, she leads Wisconsin
Comments: In Hell maybe ... but just as bad is the other approved match-up names in the article; Jeb, Rubio, Ryan! Yikes!
Christie would loose. You cant attack a democrat "woman" without being labeled an anti-woman sexist. And Christie would be destroyed over his weight alone. I can hear it now.... racist, biggotted, sexist, rich, fat right winger.
I have been a Republican forever, but I will not, under any circumstances, ever vote for that snake Christie. He showed himself for the self-absorbed traitor that he is when he double crossed Romney. After Christie so shamelessly sold out his own party´s presidential candidate for some personal poliltical gain, why would anyone expect that he would hesitate to sell out his entire country if the price was right?
No, if Christie is the Republican candidate, I will say a few words over the lifeless body of the Republican Party and then vote for whatever third party conservative candidate presents him or herself. I would prefer a globalist socialist over an untrustworthy political whore.
Day before Christie announces for President: RAT infested media whores write their umteenth article about how moderate, concilatory, working-with-Democrats that Fat Christie is.
Day after Christie announces for President: RAT infested media whores write how unflexible, irresponsible, fat, homophobic, philatelic, hate-filled, etc. that Fat Christie is. Oh, and they´ll remind you he´s fat.
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Donna M, 1/11/2013 10:46:05 AM (No. 9110660)
This is a matchup which may take care of itself. Hillary has health problems other than the one she was hospitalized for. I´m in the camp that believes the stated reason was either not it or the tip of the proverbial iceberg. She may also find some other lucrative pursuit which allows her plenty of time and an easier lifestyle. No one ages that fast without something else going on. And Krispy Kreme Christie´s weight may well wreck his health in 3 years. (He´s a walking advert for Type 2 diabetes.)
My bet is that the Republicans will run a Hispanic (Rubio) or black (Tim Scott, Allen West) in 2016.
My take is, they are telling you now the two choices you will have. At that time, comments here will have changed to the same old "christie is the lesser of two evils, and I will crawl across broken glass to vote for him, even though I think we could have nominated someone better. ABH!!!!"
The sheep will once again prevail. They always do, because we´ve become a nation of deluded fools.
I think there is more wrong with Hillary´s health than anyone is letting on. I honestly don´t think she will be in a position to run for president in four years, due to the taxing nature of campaigning.
I thought it was telling that for every absence or outward sign of weakness, there was a new excuse being manufactured every day. Then we were called conservative nutcases for doubting the nonsense that kept showing up on the news.
Christie has turned off way too many conservatives, who have lost all faith in our political system and the Republican Party.
Let´s face it, if conservatives didn´t crawl naked over broken glass and AIDS-infected needles to vote against NØbama last November, they sure as Hades aren´t going to be the least bit motivated to vote for the biggest (in both philosophy and girth) RINO in the country today.
To many of us, our Republic died on 11-6-2012. Now we are just waiting for it to rot away under the weight of it´s bloated carcass, and see who takes the spoils (China, muslim terrorists, Mexico, etc, etc?????)
I really wish I had never had any children now. The future we are leaving for them is hopeless...
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Appearing on Andrea Mitchell´s MSNBC 1 p.m. ET hour show on Tuesday, Wisconsin Congressman Sean Duffy slammed the press for not doing its job in pointing out the hypocrisy of ObamaCare being delayed for certain groups but not for all Americans: "...the media won´t even ask the question about, ´Why are you [the Obama administration] treating families different than big businesses?´...That´s how pathetic, I think, news reporting has become, when we won´t ask tough questions to the administration.
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