The day after President Obama won re-election there was an immediate onslaught of speculation about a Hillary Clinton run for president in 2016. We posted about a new website that was set up at hillaryclintonoffice.com, including the image above, and comments here and on Twitter have been nothing but supportive of her possible candidacy.
A national Quinnipiac University poll and several state-level polls already show Clinton beating other potential presidential candidates, not to mention an ABC News-Washington Post poll that found her to be significantly more popular than Joe Biden.
That all had an effect at CPAC 2013 when Mitch McConnell said that a Hillary Clinton-led 2016 field would be like "a rerun of The Golden Girls." Feeling a tad threatened, are you Mitch?
I've been a little irked by all the ridiculously early speculation, so I started adding the tag "enough about 2016" to my posts, but it looks like it's unavoidable. Americans want Hillary to go for it, including a new PAC:
A source familiar with the group's fund-raising plans told CNN on Sunday that the group has brought on board a national finance director and is assembling a team of regional fund-raising leaders.
Several of her 2008 bundlers have already donated to the super PAC. ("Bundlers pull together individual donations to bring in the huge sums campaigns need.")
Hillary Clinton is more than qualified to be president, and it's hard to imagine any other Dem beating her in the primaries. And we all know how money talks (thanks to the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling), so should she finally announce a decision to run again, donations sure won't be an issue.
What we really need is a Progressive majority in the House and Senate, and unlike another Clinton for President effort, that won't exactly be a...