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Rove on Hillary '16: 'First Woman President' Not Enough to Win
Monday, January 6, 2014 09:57 PM

By: Greg Richter

With news that Hillary Clinton is running a "shadow campaign" for president, Republican political operative Karl Rove warns that she'll have to do more than hope people will want the first female U.S. president.

Appearing on Fox News Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor" on Monday, Rove said that a Sunday story by Politico was "hyped a little bit" and that Clinton has basically been briefed on deadlines and legal requirements.

When host Bill O'Reilly said Clinton's message was simply "first woman president," Rove countered that that wouldn't be enough to raise the kind of money needed to win. Besides, he said, that plan didn't work so well for her in 2008.

"It didn't work so well because it was trumped by first black president," O'Reilly replied.

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Re: Rove on Hillary '16: 'First Woman President' Not Enough to Win
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2014, 09:30:08 AM »
Being the first black president worked for Obama.
Abraham Lincoln:

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Re: Rove on Hillary '16: 'First Woman President' Not Enough to Win
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2014, 10:58:18 AM »
For once, I agree with Rove.  Hillary is not a telegenic or charismatic politician.  Today's voters are all in the visual and emotional aspects without any cognitive approach.  This will harm her prospects in my opinion.

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Re: Rove on Hillary '16: 'First Woman President' Not Enough to Win
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2014, 10:59:39 AM »
Being the first black president worked for Obama.

Exactly.

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Re: Rove on Hillary '16: 'First Woman President' Not Enough to Win
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2014, 12:53:08 PM »
Being the first black president worked for Obama.



So did massive voter fraud.  The Clinton's are not above chicanery criminality to get the Hildebeast elected.  God save what's left America if she runs and wins.

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Re: Rove on Hillary '16: 'First Woman President' Not Enough to Win
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2014, 05:29:56 PM »

  God save what's left America if she runs and wins.

If ANY democrat wins.  Welcome to the Briefing Room. :hiya:
Abraham Lincoln:

There is no grievance that is a fit object of redress by mob law.
--January 27, 1838 Lyceum Address

Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties. And not to Democrats alone do I make this appeal, but to all who love these
great and true principles.
--August 27, 1856 Speech at Kalamazoo, Michigan

Let us then turn this government back into the channel in which the framers of the Constitution originally placed it.
--July 10, 1858 Speech at Chicago


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