Hillary gets Rave Reviews for Debate Performance
by reasonwarrior, Thu Nov 15, 2007 at 10:10:22 PM EST
The Reviews Are In: 'Her Most Commanding Performance,' 'Knocked Obama and Edwards Back'
DAVID GERGEN - HILLARY CLINTON SHOWED SHE IS 'PASSIONATE ABOUT WANTING TO BE PRESIDENT.' "You've got to be hungry for this, and Hillary Clinton is clearly hungry. She's passionate about wanting to be president. You don't have a sense that he [Obama] wakes up every day saying I'm going to take this away from her and I'm going to be president. You just don't have that sense of inner fire, that fire in the belly that we like to talk about in politics." [CNN, 11/15/07]
TIME'S MARK HALPERIN GAVE HILLARY THE BEST GRADE OF ALL THE CANDIDATES. [Time's The Page, 11/15/07 ]
THE ATLANTIC'S MARC AMBINDER: HILLARY 'GAVE HER MOST COMMANDING PERFORMANCE TO DATE': "Tonight's debate will probably stop the talk of a huge momentum swing away from Hillary Clinton... Clinton had the most at stake tonight, and she arguably gave her most commanding performance to date." [The Atlantic, 11/15/07 ]
NBC NEWS' CHUCK TODD - 'THIS DEBATE WAS ABOUT CLINTON EFFECTIVELY FIGHTING BACK': [First Read, MSNBC, 11/15/07 ]
TALKING POINTS MEMO'S JOSH MARSHALL - HILLARY 'CAME OUT AGGRESSIVELY, AND BASICALLY KNOCKED OBAMA AND EDWARDS BACK:' "She came out aggressively, and basically knocked Obama and Edwards back." [Talking Points Memo, 11/15/07 ]
AMERICAN PROSPECT'S GARANCE FRANKE-RUTA - 'SHE'S BACK': "Clinton is back in business, and she's feeling fine." [Tapped, American Prospect, 11/15/07 ]
CNN POLITICAL ANALYST JC WATTS - 'I THINK SHE DID VERY WELL' [CNN, 11/15/07]
HOTLINE'S JENNIFER SKALKA: 'CLINTON HITS THIS ONE OUT OF THE PROVERBIAL PARK:' "Clinton hits this one out of the proverbial park. No doubt. ... 'I'm not exploiting anything at all. I'm not playing, as some people say, the gender card here in Las Vegas. I'm just trying to play the winning card.' 'They're attacking me because I'm ahead.'" [Hotline Blog, 11/15/07 ]
ABC NEWS' RAELYN JOHNSON - 'I'M HARD PRESSED TO THINK HOW SHE COULD HAVE ANSWERED THAT BETTER.' "Again Campbell Brown gets to ask Clinton the tough question -- the gender card...I'm hard-pressed to think how she could have answered that better." [ABC Political Radar, 11/15/07 ]
That's Why The Lady Is The Champ
Posted 11/15/2007 10:27 PM CST
Give Thursday’s debate to Hillary Clinton.
After two bad weeks in the 2008 Democratic presidential campaign, she recovered her footing and pushed back sharply at her opponents in a debate Thursday night.
The event, televised by CNN, was held in Las Vegas and was seen as an important milestone in the campaign. Clinton’s flawed performance in the previous debate and a series of campaign miscues in the weeks that followed indicated the national front-runner was stumbling. The evening gave her rivals a chance to trip her up some more.
They blew it. Barack Obama had only an average night, and on a couple of questions he seemed flummoxed. On the question of driver’s licenses for immigrants here illegally, his answer was as nuanced and fuzzy as Clinton’s was a couple of weeks ago. Moderator Wolf Blitzer underscored Obama’s fumbling by reminding him the question “is sort of available for a yes or no answer.
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GREAT NEWS FOR HILLARY AND I'M SURE MORE GREAT REVIEWS WILL KEEP ROLLING IN