Just say no to Hillary in '08

"I heard two jaw-droppingly silly things over the weekend. They were: 1) Laura Bush for President [and] 2) Hillary Clinton for President," writes Stephen Pizzo. "While neither suggestion is silly because both are women, they are nonetheless both silly..." Laura Bush? "Right. A Stepford Wife becomes leader of the free world and Commander in Chief of the world’s only superpower." Hillary? "Jesus H. Christ -- what the hell are top Dems doing playing footsy with Hillary? Do Democrats have a secret death pact we don’t know about?...The reasons not to do such a thing are obvious to anyone not drinking the Clintonite Kool-Aid. Let me list just the ones that roll off the top of my not-so-bright head... (News For Real)

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