2016 Hillary-Michelle ‘Dream Ticket’ floated

Posted by on Mar 13, 2013 at 8:34 am

Democratic strategists say that Clinton is a lock to get into the race. Not only is she far ahead of Biden and others in polls, she still has a strong donor network from her 2008 campaign. Former advisor Terry McAuliffe recently told Secrets that she will make up her mind next year. President Obama has also talked Clinton up, choosing her as the only retiring Cabinet secretary to hold an outgoing “60 Minutes” interview with.

Recently, there has been some talk that Obama would be a good Illinois Senate candidate after the White House, much like Clinton, who ran for and won a Senate seat in New York. But teaming her with Clinton would create a political and fundraising force that would be impossible to beat on the Democratic side.

Pollster John Zogby, however, questions if the ticket would sell. “Hillary and Michelle are both very popular and accomplished, but this smacks of too much celebrity and is a tad too dynastic for American voters,” he said. “An interesting reality show, yes. A ticket, no.”

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2 Responses to “2016 Hillary-Michelle ‘Dream Ticket’ floated”

  1. Brawndo The Thirst Mutilator on 13/13/13 at 8:48 am

    Third world laughing stock joke here we come! Ohh…we are already there.

  2. MT Geoff on 13/13/13 at 1:05 pm

    Prior to Nov 2012, I’d have said that electing two former first ladies, both of flaming lib character, would be absurd. Re-electing Obama left me doubtful that any left-wing ticket was “absurd” if it has the media’s support.