Hillary Clinton has almost been anointed by the media as the next president, and she certainly looks that way in the polls right now. I suspect that the Democratic nomination is hers if she wants it, which she surely will. But I think Mrs. Clinton will not wear well when the general public is exposed to her over and over again in a presidential campaign. She lacks, I believe, the likeable factor. And as her book tour is showing, she is gaffe-prone and tone-deaf. Also, her big area of experience–running American foreign policy, as Secretary of State–is the most obvious disaster-area of the Obama administration.
Tom Bevan doesn’t even think she will run, giving 5 reasons why she won’t, after the jump. His points show specific weaknesses in her as a candidate. What do you think? [Read more...]