Oh, yes: and start running for President in 2008.
Hillary is finally coming out into the open about her plans — as if any American with a functioning frontal cortex didn’t know that Hillary has been running for president since 2000, if not earlier.
But the word is also out that there are certain elements of the Democrat party — including some big fundraisers and old-line establishment people — who are alarmed by the prospect of a Hillary Clinton candidacy, because they don’t think she’s electable. They’re looking for an alternative.
And the alternative seems to be Golden Boy Obama, whose campaign was launched on the cover of
I have word from one of my contacts inside the DC political scene who says the “Draft Obama” movement has its eye on an ideal running mate for the ticket. Given the tenor of the times, the kingmakers want someone from an ethnic minority with a proven track record of multicultural outreach. They’re looking for a candidate who has the confidence of Islamic groups in America, who can help cement the growing strategic alliance between the Democrats and Muslim interest groups.
They think they’ve found their man, a prominent congressman from the Midwest.
Consider this ticket for the Democrats in 2008:
|President||Barack Hussein Obama|
|Vice President||Keith Hakim X. Ellison-Muhammad|
Is that a presidential ticket made in heaven, or what?