I'm just as sensitive as the next guy, maybe a little more. I've been known
to cry at "chick flicks." Even my wife has rolled her eyes at my tears.
That being said, I'm not on the stump trying to pose as the leader of the
When a man, candidate Senator Ed Muskie, got watery eyed in New Hampshire 36
years ago while defending his wife from accusations that she drank and
swore, (Wow! Was that 1972 or 1872?) Ed was summarily drummed out of the
Not so Mrs. Clinton.
Double digit down in the polls, Hillary pulled victory from the crocodile
jaws of defeat and whooped unsuspecting whippersnapper, Obama.
How'd she do it?
She welled up just enough to show her feminine sensitivity, but not enough
to disqualify her from becoming commander in chief. Yet Hillary didn't sob
in defense of anyone. She wasn't shedding tears for one of our brave fallen
soldiers. She wasn't even defending her man from scurrilous right wingers,
accusing Bill of shenanigans with yet another bimbo.
She was clearly upset that she lost Iowa, and was about to get clobbered in
What's wrong with this?
You see, Mrs. Clinton was sad for the country not herself. Why if she
weren't elected there would be no one that could prevent the country from
"going backwards." When I heard that, I choked back too, but it wasn't
That being said, women are expected to react more emotionally than men.
Hillary went back to her natural roots and stopped, for once, trying to
imitate the way men react to frustration.
Weren't Golda Meir and Margaret Thatcher, both noted leaders, capable of
tears from personal angst? I'm sure they were. They just never shared that
with the public.
The biological message sent by Hillary's pout and swollen eyes radiated to
women throughout the villages and forests of New Hampshire. They ran in
justifiable shared indignation of their sister to the nearest voting booth.
They jerked the levers to register their torment with a male dominated
world, just like Hillary. Even Betty Friedan would approve.
The race card is a two edged sword(Bold
Hillary's flirtation with breakdown is understandable. She abruptly
discovered her anticipated coronation is being seriously challenged by an
ungrateful undeserving upstart, Barrack Obama.
In case you're from Branson, Barrack Obama happens to be black.
I know what she's thinking.
Why the temerity of Obama running for president, pretending at charisma,
showing off his youth, his pretty and smart wife and daughters at his side.
This man/boy doesn't have the right to talk about change, when change is all
I've done for the last 35 years. My two term ex-presidential partner and I
deserve the vote of blacks. And YOU, Barrack, should be sitting in our
campaign bus supporting us, and not piloting your own RV, at least not until
we've completed our next two terms.
As one who knows her like no other, Dick Morris, ex-Clinton pollster and
once chief Clinton advisor, opines Hillary will call Barrack unelectable,
never once referring to race, at least not so anyone could tie her to it.
It'll be a tightrope walked better than any circus act we've ever seen.
And if that doesn't work, bucket listers James Carville and Paul Begala are
ready for one last Clinton campaign before they die.
In my opinion, Hillary wants to go back to the White House to change the
drapes and check on the china.
Wait, I forgot. She already took the china.
Hillary supporter, Mayor Ed Koch said he prays for Mrs. Clinton.
If she gets elected, we should all pray for the country.
Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY)
listens to a question from an undecided voter during a campaign stop at Cafe
Espresso in Portsmouth, New Hampshire January 7, 2008.