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Hillary beats Michelle Obama to top
list of America´s most admired
women of 2012 - and Sarah
Palin comes FIFTH

Daily Mail [UK], by Helen Pow

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 12/31/2012 4:32:25 PM

Hillary Clinton has beaten First Lady Michelle Obama to be named Most Admired Woman in 2012--and Sarah Palin came in at number five. The Secretary of State has won the accolade a total of 17 times--including the past 11 years on the trot--which is more than any other woman in the award´s 52-year history. The results are based on a USA Today/Gallup poll, which asks Americans to name their most admired man and woman living in any part of the world. Clinton, 65, finished with 21 percent of the vote this year, while Mrs Obama came in a distant

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The Mooch is a distant second. VERY distant. Well, that seems to have put the CR instead of the H in Happy New Year for Madame Mooch.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lala, 12/31/2012 4:41:22 PM     (No. 9091961)

That´s interesting. And it confirms that Americans are, as a whole, an incredibly ignorant. When only a small percentage of people really know and understand (can care) about Hillary´s past and her ideology, even with everything going on, I believe that she could be the president-elect 4 years from now. They will play that "be part of history" angle all over again and the sheeple will follow.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Dante, 12/31/2012 4:42:24 PM     (No. 9091965)

She would have similar numbers on a "Most Reviled" list as well.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/31/2012 4:42:41 PM     (No. 9091966)

Sarah would get my vote as #1.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/31/2012 4:43:08 PM     (No. 9091970)

As much as I can´t stand Hillary and question any real accomplishments she´s made,it´s still great for her to finish way ahead of MO.his is nothing but a stupid name ID poll anyway,there just aren´t that many prominent women out there.My vote would happily go to Sarah if they asked me.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Pearson365, 12/31/2012 4:51:25 PM     (No. 9091981)

Memories of decent women who deserve this recognition are short. For the most admired woman, it has to be Victoria Soto, the Newtown, CT who died shielding her students.

Teacher from Stratford shielded students - NewsTimes
www.newstimes.com/.../Teacher-from-Stratford-shielded-students-41...
Dec 15, 2012 – Photo: Contributed Photo / CT. Victoria Soto, 27, a first-grade teacher was killed at Sandy Hook... Hundreds attend a candlelight vigil in memory ...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Words have Meaning, 12/31/2012 4:55:46 PM     (No. 9091987)

I guess this just proves that Liar,Liar pantsuit on fire, beats WWF Award with champinoship belt around your chest, everytime.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: halfnorsk, 12/31/2012 5:03:59 PM     (No. 9091997)

As for which women is is best at the shooting range, #5 Sarah Palin takes first place by a mile. Better looking as well.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: pinger, 12/31/2012 5:09:28 PM     (No. 9092008)

It speaks volumes about the American people if those two women are the most admired women out of 160,000,000 females in the country.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 12/31/2012 5:12:26 PM     (No. 9092014)

Meaningless ´churnalism´ meant to get the pollster´s name in the paper - other names are surplus to requirements.

Name recognition is a shallow exercise but then most voters´ understanding of issues is equally shallow.

Think of hamburgers and you think of McDonald´s. What does it prove? Nothing.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 12/31/2012 5:13:55 PM     (No. 9092019)

I just knew Hill had to be good for something.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 12/31/2012 5:35:36 PM     (No. 9092048)

Seems, as #4 notes, that this is essentially a name recognition.

But one must ponder the mentality of people who "admire" someone like HRC.

Ask someone what she has accomplished, and the answer is a blank stare. As SOS, she has traversed the planet, tasted wine (and beer and who knows what else) with abandon. She has uttered inanities and tasteless undiplomatic statements accompanied by cackling laughter.

There just aren´t very many women to choose from. And there aren´t many admirable men in the public eye, either...

My suggestion would be our Military, collectively, as most OUGHT TO BE admired.

No, Hillary is not admirable, nor has she done a good job for the United States.
The international scene is a bloody mess. a literally bloody mess, topped by the murder of the Four at Benghazi.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: KTWO, 12/31/2012 5:35:53 PM     (No. 9092049)

The year-end lists are nearly always just name recognition rather than a true admiration. First ladies are always near the top.

Andols such as a Thatcher in her day and Merkel and Hillary in ours. Even the various afflictions of mankind like Pelosi and Sarandon show up.


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Reply 13 - Posted by: BadgerBill, 12/31/2012 5:59:41 PM     (No. 9092085)

List uses air miles traveled for ranking....

Business, or pleasure destinations.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 12/31/2012 6:04:07 PM     (No. 9092095)

Our vote? Kim Kardashian, who would like to date the entire NBA.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: AGGW, 12/31/2012 6:11:27 PM     (No. 9092099)

Most of them would not have even been on my list.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Momma Walton, 12/31/2012 6:29:51 PM     (No. 9092120)

Dfinitions change!

Good is now bad and bad is now good!

Sarah Palin has more integrity than Hillary and Michelle combined!



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Reply 17 - Posted by: grampstosix, 12/31/2012 6:46:58 PM     (No. 9092147)

#8 Bingo. What could possibly qualify either Hillary or Michelle for such recognition?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 12/31/2012 6:55:37 PM     (No. 9092157)

I was going to post something about top breeds of swine but that would be snarky so I held back .

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Reply 19 - Posted by: LouD, 12/31/2012 7:24:41 PM     (No. 9092197)

#14, I thought she already has dated the NBA and the NFL.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 12/31/2012 7:33:15 PM     (No. 9092209)

In spite of several Novenas....

I still have impure thoughts about Sarah.

Mea maxima culpa !



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Reply 21 - Posted by: xcenturion, 12/31/2012 7:55:47 PM     (No. 9092246)

Hillary and Sasquatch give women a bad name. Proof positive that Americans have lost their collective minds.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Hardright, 12/31/2012 8:36:37 PM     (No. 9092289)

What has Hillary or Moochelle, for that matter, done to deserve most admired for anything they´ve ever done? To quote Henri the cat, I´m surrounded by morons. Go here to see the best video on youtube.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q34z5dCmC4M

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Reply 23 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 12/31/2012 9:51:37 PM     (No. 9092372)

Wouldn´t you think Kate would be first ?

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 12/31/2012 11:21:56 PM     (No. 9092483)

#22, spot on for Henri. His several videos prove he´s more than qualified for President too--we need to get a campaign started.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: TexasRed, 1/1/2013 12:23:41 AM     (No. 9092541)

The fact that mooch or PIAPS is listed in the Top 50 proves definitely the people of the United States are ignorant beyond repair!

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/1/2013 4:31:06 AM     (No. 9092646)

Nobody called me and asked me who I admired. It sure wouldn´t be the Hildebeast and the Wookie. Those two belong in the Most Treacherous award department.

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