I'm not sure I am recovering yet. But if Kerry's chances were
questionable, Hillary's are not. I happen to admire her immensely and
think she would be a wonderful president, but she would have no chance
at all of being elected. She is about the equivalent of Jane Fonda to
the part of the country who hates Jane Fonda (whom I also admire).
>>> [log in to unmask] 11/16/04 7:09 PM >>>
Of course you are right, it has taken me about two weeks to start to
from this catastrophe. I need time before I involve myself in politics
again, it is painfully frustrating, it is not an exaggeration to say our
republic is at risk.
>From: Gunnar Jauch <[log in to unmask]>
>Reply-To: "T. S. Eliot Discussion forum." <[log in to unmask]>
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: Today OT / Hillary for '08
>Date: Wed, 3 Nov 2004 23:38:16 +0100
>am 03.11.2004 22:09 Uhr schrieb Bob S. unter [log in to unmask]:
> > We should avoid pettiness and slanderous name calling, today is a
> > national mourning. I am writing in the middle of Harvard Square;
> > crying and somber, even worse than 11/22/63 and 9/11/01. I am
> > future; flee the country or fight. I am leaning to the former, how
> > assocaite myself with the people of the United States who voted for
> > moronic asshole into office not once but twice.
> > Bob Summers
> > _________________________________________________________________
>remembering the December afternoon we strode across Harvard Square a
>while ago (we, being Marcia, you Rick and I), imagining the things this
>great nation would be able to achieve, I feel very much the same you
>The thought how so many suffering domestic and foreign topics might
>been turned towards the better, how peace might have been brought to
>Middle East and intercontinental relations would have been improved --
>this shall remain a perpetual possibility, only in a world of
>Unlike your draft dodging former and new Prez, you, my dear Bob, have
>your country in Nam, and the reigning administration has screwed you by
>withholding your disability pension.
>I can understand your feelings of bitterness. Stay. Fight. Many times
>Land of the Free has proved its exceptional capacity of to overcome the
>worst leaders, to rejuvenate itself and to start anew.
>Methinks I scent the morning air: Hillary for '08!
>"Das Ewigweibliche zieht uns hinan."
>Goethe, Faust II