Women and the political ladder
Our Insiders weigh in
- Duration 5:01
- Date Dec 10, 2012
Our Insiders weigh in
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See a female president in the White House here's former speaker of the house Newt Gingrich offering his take on outgoing secretary of state Hillary Clinton -- He's very formidable as a person is a very competent person she is married to the most popular Democrat in the country.
They both think it would be good for her to be president.
That makes it virtually impossible to stop her for the nomination I can but that I thought she was frankly I'm the nominee in LA.
L a majority of Americans seem to agree we -- 57%.
Saying they would support a Clinton candidacy in 2016.
Let's bring back.
John the holiday package -- Doug Schoen are political insider said Doug what about him is he right.
How is absolutely right.
Secretary Clinton if she runs will be the consensus democratic nominee so raised over a billion dollars without a problem.
There will be the sympathy factor from oh wait I think the obamas will support Hillary bottom line she's -- it preeminent commanding position.
And Johnny to shake your head -- personal I agree on drugs political analysis that not since.
General Eisenhower and 48 and 52 when both parties wanted him to run it in their party.
Has someone been so well positioned.
So many years ahead of the race that's no doubt but.
The other side of the argument is.
This woman should not be present -- states.
Because she's lived off the fact as -- said that she was married to Bill Clinton loses super politician why should that disqualify -- because Paula she can.
She out of sympathy.
Gets a US senate seat from New York is in the senate for eight years the biggest thing she does is vote for the war in Iraq.
Which cost her her front runner status in the nomination in oh wait -- She has done nothing as secretary of state really except one faction has a lot -- trials but denied.
Extra security in Libya when they asked for and his.
Dodge that bullet out of this like how do you figure of Hillary Clinton -- also inundated -- as currently constructed -- beat Republicans.
Well the Republicans to this point they couldn't dispute -- anybody for anything so I think that's what he's saying but look we're a long way away from this.
We have three years the country can change a great deal.
My thing we always look at first ladies and suddenly first ladies.
I mean it used to be vice president for going to be elevated or you know more senate majority leader gentlemen I don't now what's that it now it's that was stepping stone inside our closeness and -- -- -- river Lady Bird Johnson.
Barbara Bush no -- ever talked.
-- them for Pat Nixon -- -- lady bird hit beautify.
Texas highways and other -- in 35 years or is it we've come a long way when Rosalind Carter.
-- -- first first slant to it and a cabinet meeting and that was huge news but now we have to first ladies out of the last three Hilary became senator.
Secretary of state and now Michelle Obama -- -- you're gonna put -- put that up on the screen here is is very interesting tool here.
That she would defeat Mark Kirk in Illinois she ran for the United States and it basically pulling -- Hillary.
-- we could have that -- Michelle Obama has been obviously both behind the scenes -- in front of the cart and assertive -- -- her views known obesity like.
If she runs I suspect -- get elected.
In Illinois she would immediately be a front runner for the nominations.
He's and twenty what.
And we could be in a situation where we have to first ladies effectiveness.
-- get carpetbagger I don't know if you originally SC would be a daughter of the south side.
She have a great story to tell pat basket here today and -- and I don't know if it's going what what has happened or politics we just you know celebrity -- we just great all people -- -- -- the line.
Neither party we have dynasties here this -- about what an unprecedented value to name identification.
-- the ability unreasonable in this society Paramount and program director the next couple -- one -- -- -- Hillary we shall have ruled out running for office and its editor John Roberts got a couple of jobs.
So -- still remembered when you're leading in the polls and you could be elected president.
You don't rule anything out Hillary herself has since she's not having nominees Shel she'll she'll probably do my point is Hillary said she's not -- either John.
When the Mike gets put in front of them the red light.
Things change and change frequently double beat them tally light around our update and gentlemen here in the Paoli line is about to go off so I've -- a call it quits here political insiders.
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