Thursday, June 02, 2005

Shoot Me! Somebody Forgot to Call the 'Politics Landscaping Services'

Shoot me! Shoot me first before this happens!

A third Bush presidency may seem unlikely. But that didn't stop two prominent people from suggesting it this week. Vice President Dick Cheney's wife Lynne said first lady Laura Bush "ought to run." Then, former President Bush said he would like to see son Jeb, currently Florida's governor, run "someday." All practical considerations aside, is this a good idea?

Who wants to listen to Mrs. & Mr. Cheney? It's ridiculous. And, there is no way in hell that Laura would ever beat Hillary. The Republicans must be feeling threatened enough that they need to resort to such lame comments made in this article.

Someone definitely forgot to call the 'Politics Landscaping Services' to remove the Bushes.



Who Would Win the Laura vs. Hillary Matchup?

WASHINGTON (May 30) - First lady Laura Bush would defeat Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton if the two were to face each other in the 2008 presidential contest, Vice President Dick Cheney said Monday.

Cheney made the prediction after his wife, Lynne Cheney, suggested the matchup in an interview on CNN's ''Larry King Live.''

Mrs. Cheney noted the rampant speculation that the former first lady, now a senator from New York, would make a bid in the next presidential go-around. President Bush cannot seek a third term in office. His father, former President Bush, was defeated after one term by former President Clinton.

''You know, people are thinking of Mrs. Clinton running for president. I think Mrs. Bush ought to run for president,'' Mrs. Cheney said. ''If we want to have a Bush dynasty, let's get Laura Bush.''

The vice president, who again ruled out making his own run for president when Bush's term ends, agreed.

''It's a great idea,'' Dick Cheney said. ''And I think I know who would win too.''


Reut13:07 05-30-05

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