August 22, 2013
Camille Paglia: ' It remains baffling how anyone would think that Hillary Clinton is our party's best chance'
At least one Democratic public intellectual can't see Hillary Clinton as our next president. Camille Paglia, who refers to herself as a "libertarian," has some surprising insights into the 2016 election - and Benghazi. As a registered Democrat, I am praying for a credible presidential candidate to emerge from the younger tier of politicians in their late 40s. A governor with executive experience would be ideal. It's time to put my baby-boom generation out to pasture! We've had our day and managed to muck up a hell of a lot. It remains baffling how anyone would think that Hillary Clinton (born the same year as me) is our party's best chance. She has more sooty baggage than a 90-car freight train. And what exactly has she ever accomplished -- beyond bullishly covering for her philandering husband? She's certainly busy, busy and ever on the move -- with the tunnel-vision workaholism of someone trying to blot out uncomfortable private thoughts. I for one think it was a very big...(Read Full Post)