Dems buyer's remorse

Who is the most popular national figure in America today? Nearly two thirds of Americans hold a favorable view of Hillary Clinton according to the latest Bloomberg poll. And this has triggered a kind of buyer's remorse among a full third of Democratic voters: The finding in the latest Bloomberg National Poll shows a higher level of wishful thinking about a Hillary Clinton presidency than when a similar question was asked in July 2010. Then, a quarter of Americans held such a view. "Looking back, I wonder if she would have been a stronger leader, knowing the games and the politics and all that goes on," said Susan Dunlop, 50, a homemaker in New Port Richey, Florida. "I don't think she would have bent as much." Clinton, 63, a former first lady and U.S. senator from New York, fought with Obama for the Democratic nomination until June 2008, in what was often a combative primary that included her questioning his presidential readiness. While 34 percent say things would be better under a...(Read Full Post)