As the New Hampshire Primaries Near … Obama Leads Hillary Clinton … My How the Mighty Have Fallen


Its just two days away from the New Hampshire Primaries and according to the Rasmussen poll, Barack Obama leads Hillary Clinton, 39% to 27%. Even though the Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby poll has it a dead heat between Hillary and Obama, it is obvious that there must be concern with CAMP CLINTON.


Recently Bill Clinton had whined about the treatment that Hillary was getting in the press. It must be a grim reality to Hillary to suddenly realize that she is not as liked as her husband, nor will be given the many free passes that former President Bill Clinton was provided by the main stream media. Let’s face it, Hillary Clinton is no charmer.

As the Democrats debated last night in New Hampshire, it has become obvious that all the rules have changed and Hillary is no longer the front runner. However, try as the media will that Hillary Clinton is the under dog, it is a rather comical proposition with a war chest like she maintains. One must ask the question, how much money must one take in and spend to pay to be likeable?

Obama and Edwards Tag-Team Clinton

Is it really considered a handicap match when John Edwards is your tag team partner? One thing is for certain, Hillary is on the ropes and defensive. For the first time in her political career she is having to face what all else have had to … criticism and questions.

Comparing her to the “forces for status quo,” Edwards said that Obama “believes deeply in change, and I believe deeply in change. Anytime you speak out for change, this is what happens. The forces for status quo are going to attack.” (ABC)

The pressure is obviously starting to get to Hillary Clinton. The once invincible front runner for the Democrats who was all but crowned their nominee without a single primary or caucus is now in a position that she has never faced. Hillary now has to answer direct questions and is being challenged by her political foes for the first time ever.


Think Hillary Clinton is not in some major trouble in New Hampshire? Take a look at what Independents are saying about Hillary. Its a terrible sign for Hillary Clinton when 80% of independents in NH are going for Obama.

There is another subtle reason for Hillary to be worried in NH. In 2004 when John Kerry ran in the Granite state, there were signs every where for his campaign. There has actually been a surprising lack of Hillary signs on the front lawns of New Hampshirites. There actually have been more Obama signs and an equal amount of Edwards ones.

So what happens if Hillary loses NH is Obama as well this coming Tuesday? Its then off to South Carolina where she will most likely lose again.


UPDATE I: OUCH!!! USA/Gallup Poll: Obama 41%, Hillary 28% –  It Could be a Long Night for the Clinton camp in the NH Primary
The only thing that may prevent an Obama win Tuesday night in New Hampshire, is a Howard Dean Scream Moment.
Sen. Barack Obama has opened up a 13 percentage point lead over Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton in the battle for votes in Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary, according to a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll conducted in the state from Friday through this afternoon. The results were just released.
On the Republican side, Sen. John McCain is 4 percentage points ahead of Mitt Romney.

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  • Comments

    21 Responses to “As the New Hampshire Primaries Near … Obama Leads Hillary Clinton … My How the Mighty Have Fallen”

    1. Jon on January 6th, 2008 4:12 pm

      She’s panicking for the 11th hour that soon will hit. She’s a b…..

    2. Sherry on January 6th, 2008 5:10 pm

      Yep…I just cannot like Hillary’s personality and as for change…well I wish she would make a long detailed list of the changes she has made in 35 years and publish it publicy.

    3. Scared Monkeys on January 6th, 2008 5:27 pm

      The real change in all of this is that a Clinton is not being given preferential treatment.

      When Hillary first became Senator of NY she was asked “ZERO” tough questions. The media gave her a free pass.

      Although I am no Obama fan, I give him credit for making this a race. He has run a good campaign and has TEAM BILLIRY running for cover.

    4. LouiseVargas on January 6th, 2008 6:14 pm

      I am responding to the question posed on the front page: “One must ask the question, how much money must one take in and spend to pay to be likeable?”

      No amount of money can make someone likeable. One cannot buy that quality. You either are likeable or you are not. Does not have anything to do with money.

    5. Susan on January 6th, 2008 6:14 pm

      Unless Edwards can pull a rabbit out of his hat pronto, the Dems may as well get use to the idea of spending another four years with a Republican President :-)

    6. Scared Monkeys on January 6th, 2008 6:27 pm


      That’s the point … Hillary Clinton has amassed an amazing war chest to try and do just that.

    7. brie on January 6th, 2008 6:45 pm

      Hillary better calm down before she pops one!

      Edwards would do just as well not to say anything!

      Richardson came through with a sense of humor!

      Looking on at everyone…I think we’re in trouble Is this the best we can do?

    8. brie on January 6th, 2008 6:51 pm

      Where is Ross Perot at..anyway?

    9. Allan on January 6th, 2008 7:04 pm

      This great now a possibility of a Muslim president.

    10. John Ryan on January 6th, 2008 8:02 pm

      The Democrats are heavily favored to win the White House and hold onto Congress.
      Should you care to place money on your opinion I would suggest buying a contract on
      The current payoff on the Republicans keeping the White House is almost 3-1
      For the heavily favored Democrats they must put up 2 dollars to win that third dollar.

    11. John Ryan on January 6th, 2008 8:03 pm

      Obama will definitely put an end to the Iraq fiasco.
      Hillary would keep us there

    12. Scared Monkeys on January 6th, 2008 9:11 pm

      OUCH!!! USA/Gallup Poll: Obama 41%, Hillary 28% in NH.

      I laughed when people initially suggested that there would be a Clinton/Obama ticket.

      If or should I say when Obama wins in NH and SC, this is going to get nasty. Hillary will come out guns a blazin.

      I hope Barack has nothing in his past because it is sure to come out. Hillary takes no prisoners.

      Depending on how nasty this gets, it could completely fracture the Dems. Afterall. Hillary never thought she was going to get a challenge.

    13. Miss-Underestimated on January 6th, 2008 10:32 pm

      Wow, I wonder if anyone took a picture of Hil, when she was given the news.

    14. B. J. on January 6th, 2008 10:42 pm

      Gee, maybe it is time for Barbra Streisand join Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail.

      You know, like Oprah did with Obama.

    15. minnesota dad on January 6th, 2008 11:03 pm

      What is really happening is that Democrats are realizing that Hillary would be unelectable. The most amazing thing for me is you watch a debate of Democrats and there are no solutions presented….its all just “I will change things” and “I will stand up against greedy corporations”. The Republican candidates, whether you agree with them or not are actually discussing the issues.

      Everyone knows that if ANY of them are elected they don’t have a plan (just like John Kerry) and we will get four or eight years of the status quo.

      To John Ryan above….how do you think Obama is going to get us out of Iraq when the military themselves have stated it will take approximately three to five years to get out if the orders were given??? Give me a break. The surge is working, Iraq is slowly standing up, and we will be able to pull out at some point in time….but, you know what….the Sunni’s now want us to stay in bases so that we can protect them in case the bad Shiite elements backed by Iraq continue to ‘cleanse them’.

      Our military will quickly tell Obama to take a hike if he tries to put our troops at risk or do something that strategically would be unwise at this point in the conflict (whether you like us being there or not…the reality is we are there).

      Back to Hillary….my favorite part of this campaign season was her campaigns comment about Obama’s cocaine use. “The Republican attack machine will be all over Obama’s cocaine use in the general election”….PRICELESS. Negative campaign but try to deflect it onto the Republicans! Clinton politics at its best!


    16. reciprcal77 on January 6th, 2008 11:24 pm

      I do not believe what I see happening to this great country. Obama is not qualified to be president. Study the Koran-once a Islamist always a Islamist. He represents 11% of the American population.Is this “left guilt” at work, or sheer stupidity on the part of the American voter. Have you forgotten we are at war and are threatend by a fanatical fringe group openly promising to end this country as we know it.

      Only half joking, is this the Manchurian Candidate?

    17. mayan_moons on January 7th, 2008 12:39 am

      For the last 3 elections i’ve been asking is this the best the Dem’s can do? Who can ever forget Al Sharpton entering the race for Dem’s with the outragious lies he upheld about lawmaker’s (white) assaulting Twana whats her name and Never really being called on the carpet for that. What an embarrassment that was for the other Dem’s to stand next to that racist fool, all but starting a race riot when no such crime happened.

      Then Kerry… i still laugh when i think of the tv ad of Kerry on a sail board blowing both ways, not to mention his wife was a shrew.

      Now we have a muslim running with Oprah propping him up which i still don’t understand. Is it just coz he’s black orrr what…i’m thinking yeah.

      I think it’s a bad idea for a muslim to be the President of The United States as they can’t even contain their own radical’s and for the most part don’t want to. It’s one thing to rant like an idiot saying Bush is responsible for 9/11, quite another for disadent’s to strap on explosive’s and run towards the nearest crowd to get their point across.

      As far as Edwards….”we live in two America’s”

      Need i say more.

    18. mayan_moons on January 7th, 2008 12:42 am

      LOL Miss-U!~

      You are a gem!~

    19. In New Hampshire the Only Thing Holding Back an Obama Win is a Howard Dean Scream | Scared Monkeys on January 7th, 2008 9:03 am

      [...] all polls prior to Tuesday’s New Hampshire Primary showing that Barack Obama is leading Hillary Clinton quite comfortably. It is no wonder that Clinton advisors are fearing a loss Tuesday night. Really? [...]

    20. brie on January 7th, 2008 1:52 pm

      Their both bad dudes!!

    21. super dave on January 8th, 2008 1:20 pm

      the sad thing is that not one of these candidates republican or democrat is going to do
      anything constructive for this country. what do you thing is going to happen if obama is president? this country will be turned inside out and will never be the same again. it’s all about being the president and the power it gives you. look at bush’s blatant display of bullying the American people

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