Thursday, May 19, 2016

Hillary Clinton: "I Will Be the Nominee"

The Democratic nominee.

Completely factual and forward-looking confidence. I like it!
Hillary Clinton said Thursday that Bernie Sanders has no chance of becoming the Democratic nominee.

"I will be the nominee for my party," Clinton said in an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo. "That is already done, in effect. There is no way that I won't be."

Clinton is now fewer than 100 delegates away from the number needed to clinch the nomination, according to a CBS News estimate. Though she stopped short of calling on her opponent in the primary to drop out, Clinton said that Sanders "has to do his part" to unify the Democratic party against Donald Trump's candidacy.
And that's not the only news this interview produced:
Asked by CNN’s Chris Cuomo whether Mr. Trump was qualified to hold the office they both seek, Mrs. Clinton declared emphatically, “No.”...

She cited his proposal to temporarily bar Muslims from entering American borders, his comments about diminishing the United States’ involvement in NATO and his remarks that he would negotiate directly with the North Korean dictator, Kim Jong-un, as evidence of how “unmoored” Mr. Trump is on foreign policy.

This month, when MSNBC asked a similar question, Mrs. Clinton said that Mr. Trump had “given no indication that he understood the gravity of the responsibilities that go with being commander in chief.” But she stopped short of emphatically declaring that he was unqualified.

She did not mince words on Thursday, telling Mr. Cuomo, “I have concluded he is not qualified to be president of the United States.”
Watch today's full interview below. It's a refreshing antidote to the extreme recent negativity from Bernie Sanders and the pervasive sleaziness of Donald Trump.

1 comment:

  1. she speaks the truth, there is no way any of her super-delegates would go for Mr. Crackpot and no way she can't win far more than the majority of pledged delegates. bernie couldn't even have a blow out in Oregon.

    but there is also no way Bernie will stop running her down. And I believe he will run third party after trying to blackmail her into paying off his campaign debt and who knows how high it is. I read over at DK that some had been giving monthly and were close to the top

    Bernie is supposed to provide data to the FEC on all donors who gave $200 or more, not just all donors who at least once donated $200 but usually donated in smaller amounts that added up. How many more illegal donations haven't been tagged because he didn't provide information on them?

    Bernie is being faced with a real complaint to the FEC about accepting a foreign donation he can't give back, it was labor paid for by a foreign government. He can't say no to free, and he can't admit he's been wrong. And if Hillary wins and takes enough down-tickets she'll be able to appoint a tie-breaker to the FEC and then Bernie and others will be investigated. If he weren't a fraud he'd want the FEC functional, but instead he's advantaged himself.

    I know Hillary is high road, but i don't want her to pay off his debt, he wouldn't keep his word anything, he'd still artfully smear her. I have heard he has outstanding debt to his contractors too. if true it will be no surprise to me.

    And I hope the Senate finally investigates his disclosures. Donald said one useful thing, even if his point is to get Bernie's supporters, he said Bernie is late with his Senate disclosure, maybe fears if he isn't honest again it'll be worse for him then not disclosing. He amended the '14 one four times, and he's only released his tax forms for that year, and they don't look complete to me.

    Does he think everyone cheats and everyone can be bought because it's how he is?

    But, even though I am outing Bernie, I am glad Hillary isn't bothering to notice him, he's a fad, like the hula hoop, only he cost more and won't last as long.