Friday, April 05, 2013

Hillary Watch 2016: James Carville supports a Clinton candidacy (big surprise)

By Richard K. Barry

A super PAC with the pithy name "Ready for Hillary" has been put together for the purpose of encouraging the former secretary of state to run for the presidency in 2016. According to The Washington Post, someone familiar with the group's outreach efforts said that James Carville will be assisting them by sending an e-mail encouraging others to get on board:

"He is the first of several heavy hitters who will be rolled out by Ready for Hillary PAC," the person said.

Carville, Bill Clinton's campaign manager in 1992 and a legend in the world of political campaigns, has indicated that he is not joining the super PAC in an official capacity but is happy to lend a hand:

"I'm not going to waste my time writing you about how great Hillary is or how formidable she'd be – you know it all already," he says in the e-mail, which was shared with Post Politics. "But it isn't worth squat to have the fastest car at the racetrack if there ain't any gas in the tank — and that's why the work that Ready for Hillary PAC is doing is absolutely critical. We need to convert the hunger that's out there for Hillary's candidacy into a real grassroots organization."

Ah, that James Carville. He sure knows how to say stuff.

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  • I can't say I'm a big fan of Hillary. But I'll gladly cast my vote for her to stop whatever extremist nutcase the GOP puts on their ticket from reaching the White House.
    The Dems need to avoid getting too smug about Hillary's prospects though, should she run. Yes, she'll be a strong contender. But the GOP will put up a ferocious fight and the race will no doubt be very close.

    By Blogger Marc McDonald, at 8:18 AM  

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