Clinton: “My political obituary has yet to be written”

June 2, 2008

With the clock ticking down toward the last two state contests in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, Hillary Clinton insisted she was still in the race to win.

“My political obituary has yet to be written,” she told reporters aboard her campaign plane late Sunday.

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I’m glad she’s still in the race. How else could us republicans win? We had this election pretty much lost until the last couple of months. With Hillary still on the campaign trail, the democrats continue to be disenfranchised. They don’t know who to back – and that splitting of their party creates the bells of victory for McCain! Keep Going Hillary! Take your party DOWN!!!

Posted by Steve | Report as abusive

I’m glad Senator Clinton is still in the race. She’s not taking the party down. I see a Obama , Clinton ticket is in the works and the republicans lose.

Posted by Carol | Report as abusive

I think Clinton is manifesting a destructive and wilfully spiteful campaign designed to make things VERY difficult for Obama and her party.

If she cannot have the presidency (she thinks) then Obama will have his chances quashed!

That is the way she is: a total amateur sunk by her own ambition and a misplaced sense of destiny.

She should have gracefully conceded a month back – but she has stayed in the race to try to scupper the whole process and bring down her own party’s chances via a woeful lack of political acumen.

However, I predict Clinton will reap the worldwin and is unwittinglt destroying her own career.

Cutting her nose off to spite her face will cost her the Vice President role that she could have been given with open arms.

She has been very, very foolish and her party will NEVER forget the damage she is doing.

I predict the political wilderness will beckon her, and I also predict that the Clinton dynasty will finally meet its nemesis.

Posted by The Truth Is… | Report as abusive

I am convinced that the Democratic primary race has been the best thing for the party. When you compare the number of voters who have come out for the primary and caucus process, you see party that is energied throughout the country. States that have previously voted Republican have seen record number of Democratic voters come out. Why? They know its time for change. Who on earth would wish another 4 to 8 years of absolutely destructive Republican policy for our country, not to mention the ripple effects that Bush’s presidency has had on the entire world. Just look at the rise in gas prices since Bush took power. And thats just a small cost of Republican policies that will affect Americans’ pockets if we elect one more Republican to the White House.

Posted by Ron | Report as abusive

What about VINCE FOSTER`S??!!!!!

Posted by tony | Report as abusive

She ran on her husband’s name, period. She’s manipulative, and she has no right to demand a V.P. spot.

Looking forward to her concession speech.

The Clinton era is over.

Posted by Mark Giuseffi | Report as abusive

Thanks to mark for a brilliantly reductive post: I could not agree more.

Excellent post Mark!

‘She ran on her husband’s name, period. She’s manipulative, and she has no right to demand a V.P. spot.

Looking forward to her concession speech.

The Clinton era is over.’

– Posted by Mark Giuseffi

NB from me:

The Clinton dynasty has failed to annexe the Whitehouse and herald in another era of lies, more lies and damned lies.

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