Cheney urges Hillary to run

Of course he would. Hillary wouldn't have much of a chance, but it would split the Democratic party down the middle and hand the GOP the White House in 2012. Still, good move by one of the canniest politicians in the GOP: "I think it would be good for the country [for Clinton to run for president], I think that it would be good for the Democratic Party - it might even help the Republicans a little bit," the former Vice President said with a smirk, in an interview with ABC's Jonathan Karl on Wednesday to promote his new memoir, "In My Time." The former vice president said that Clinton might have an opening due to the stagnant economy. "Maybe if- the Obama record is bad enough- and these days it's not very good, given the shape of the economy maybe there will be enough ferment in the Democratic Party so that there will be a primary on their side," said Cheney. "So far she hasn't said she would [run], but I think it's not a bad idea," said Cheney. Cheney said he was surprised Clinton...(Read Full Post)