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Hillary or George

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by slappy4428, Aug 4, 2006.

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Which person is/would be more divisive as president

Poll closed Aug 11, 2006.
  1. Hillary Clinton

    29.8%
  2. George W. Bush

    35.1%
  3. Both the same

    35.1%
  1. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Simple question, based on Dog's post.
    I can't stand Shrub. I'm a Democrat. But I also think that Hillary would create a greater gap between left and right....
     
  2. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    I'm thinking both would be the same, but certainly there does appear to be a much more vitriolic reaction toward Hillary. Give the Shrub a couple of more years, though, and maybe things will be equal.
     
  3. Bubba Fett

    Bubba Fett Active Member

    They seem to be loathed about equally, though for very different reasons.
     
  4. Montezuma's Revenge

    Montezuma's Revenge Active Member

    Is ass to mouth an option in this poll?
     
  5. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Hillary would be more divisive. She'd be split about 50-50.

    About 70 percent of the country has come to conclusion that W is a turd.
     
  6. cougargirl

    cougargirl Active Member

    Hillary. First on the basis that she would be a woman in highest power position in the United States. Second, she'd be sweeping in changes, and people inherently fear change. Third, she has the task of soothing the angry Dems and appeasing the GOP in Bush's wake.
     
  7. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    I'm not so sure she could appease the GOP, which loathes her. Barack Obama could do it, but Hillary tends to polarize people's feelings, much in the same way as when you say "Bush."
     
  8. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Whichever is pro-breast feeding in public.
     
  9. nafselon

    nafselon Active Member

    Although this was meant for sarcasm it comes across very true. Hillary's intelligence is going to hinder her with "normal" folk who aren't used to seeing intelligent, outspoken women that aren't under the rule of less intelligent men (i.e. Condi Rice). Her political ways of playing both sides are no different than say John McCain, but she's less soothing in her methods of doing it so people don't believe it's as geniune.

    Right now her biggest ally in obtaining the presidential office is the guy sitting in there. In two years the voters might desire someone that doesn't come across as average intelligence and chummy with the people that love to fuck Americans up the ass.

    Also it bears watching on who she decides to run with. Maybe she decides to run with a guy that is appealing over the midwest like Evan Bayh from Indiana. Maybe she tries the John Edwards route to see if it can work a second time. With her it really comes to who she aligns herself with.

    Put her in a national race and she probably does better in the South than John Kerry. Much like the Bush family, I wouldn't underestimate the Clintons, their record in elections speaks for itself.
     
  10. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    Or actually breast feeds in public. ;)
     
  11. steveu

    steveu Well-Known Member

    Hey I'd be for a woman in office that high. Condi Rice for president! ;D
     
  12. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Hillary would indeed appear to be the Democrats' frontrunner heading into 2008.

    But Iowa and New Hampshire historically have a way of knocking heavy Democratic favorites off when the Dems' nomination is open (see Howard Dean, Edmund Muskie) and bestowing someone new "momentum" (see John Kerry, George McGovern).

    Scandal trips up others before the first vote is cast (Gary Hart, Joe Biden, Ted Kennedy).

    Personally I'd love to see Wesley Clark have another go at it and let the Clintons use their clout for him behind the scenes.
     
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