Republicans Hope and Pray for a Hillary Nomination
by James Glaser
September 24, 2007

I just don't know anybody, Democrat or Republican who has any desire to see Hillary Clinton in the White House, but I do know Republicans who almost drool with anticipation that she will be the Democratic Party nominee for that office.

Here is what George Bush is saying about Hillary's chances:

Sun Sep 23 2007 18:18:1 ET


President Bush, for the first time, is predicting that Barack Obama will be defeated in the Democratic presidential primaries by Hillary Rodham Clinton.

"She's got a national presence and this is becoming a national primary," Bush tells author Bill Sammon in the bombshell book, EVANGELICAL PRESIDENT, set for release Monday. "And therefore the person with the national presence, who has got the ability to raise enough money to sustain an effort in a multiplicity of sites, has got a good chance to be nominated."

Now as you can see this comes from the Drudge Report, so you have to take it in the same manner as any news you might get from FOX.

However the Republican Party is in the doldrums, and they pretty much plan to lose a lot of ground in the election next year. Many Republicans in both Houses of Congress are calling it quits, and retiring rather than running on the back of the Iraq War again.

There is one thing that can get them excited though, and that is having Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democrats. With Hillary being the standard-bearer for those on the left, Republicans can see the party faithful coming out in droves to vote for whomever is running against her.

They also know that anti-war democrats will have a hard time pulling the lever for a war-monger like Clinton. They know that George Bush's War in Iraq is every bit as much Hillary's War. They know Hillary thinks she has to sound tough on National Defense to get the nomination, and they also know she talks about keeping American troops in Iraq for years to come.

With Hillary running, the Republicans will be able to count on the religious right, the pro-life movement, and Second Amendment gun owners. On top of that they can see no enthusiasm for her election from the "" people or anyone else who is against the war in Iraq.

With Hillary Clinton as the Democrat's nominee, Republicans can see the election will be a real horse race, and in a horse race anyone can win.

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