Hillary Clinton has officially thrown her hat into the ring, announcing that she is running for president. This is no big surprise. She has long been assumed to be the inevitable Democratic nominee, as if she is the heir apparent. Lots of people, many of them nostalgic for the prosperity of the Bill Clinton years, will support her, though even Democrats I’ve talked to are not all that enthusiastic about her. Some say she is gaffe prone and doesn’t wear well. And yet, it isn’t clear that any of the Republican contenders can defeat her.
What do you think? I’d like to hear from both Democrats and Republicans. Does she have qualities that would make her a good president? Or the reverse? Will she win? Who could defeat her, and how would that be accomplished? [Read more...]