For at least two years, Hillary Clinton thought she would be sitting in the Oval Office by the time the calendar rolled around to January 2017. Now, according to some inside HillaryWorld, she’s got her sights set on January 2021.
In the meantime, though, she’s not going to just stroll around in the woods near her home in Chappaqua, New York. Sources close to Clinton say she’s trying to decide what to do while plotting her national comeback.
Prominent NYC businessman John Catsimatidis said last Monday that he has spoken to Clinton and believes that she may try running for an office in her own backyard: New York City mayor.
“I spoke to her about it, but she didn’t indicate or signal to me [whether she would run],” Catsimatidis said in an interview. “She didn’t say never, she didn’t say no. In my personal opinion, it’s 50-50.”
If she doesn’t want to do that, she might try her hand at something a little more unusual.
According to journalist Ed Klein, Clinton is thinking about launching a liberal television show. He spoke to a source that said she’s intrigued by the idea:
“As a TV host, she’d discuss the issues of the day from a progressive point of view, have top guests, interview world leaders and progressive thinkers,” the source told Ed Klein Confidential. “It would have to be a show that she and her people completely controlled.”
The source said Clinton was optimistic about public interest in such a program.
“She’s convinced she’d get fabulous ratings in a political climate where there’s so much anger in Democratic circles over Donald Trump’s election,” they said. “She’s utterly determined not to fade into the background. She intends to stay in the limelight and keep fighting the good fight.”
So, we’ll admit that we’re not exactly the target audience for a Hillary Clinton talk show, but this sounds like a disaster in the making. A BILL Clinton talk show? Sure, we can see that. An Obama talk show? Yeah, we can see where liberals might want to watch that. But it’s hard for us to imagine anyone tuning in to see Cackling Hillary discuss politics on a nightly basis.
Then again, it’s even harder to imagine that the Democratic Party would let her within a thousand miles of the 2020 nomination. Trump vs. Clinton, Part II?
Ugh, shoot us now.