Dick Morris thinks that Hillary will take on the name “President Rodhma” if she’s elected in 2008. The ramifications for this are meaningless but I posted the story here anyway. That’s like saying “if something unlikely happens, something even more unlikely will happen.”
In other, more substantive news:
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has begun calling political operatives in Iowa and New Hampshire to discuss her prospects in the 2008 presidential field, her first outreach to operatives in key states with early contests.
The great test:
Iowa, whose presidential nominating caucuses are still 13 months away, presents a complicated challenge for Clinton.
Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack announced last week that he would seek the Democratic presidential nomination, and former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards, the 2004 Democratic vice presidential nominee, has made extensive inroads in the state as he’s readied his own likely 2008 bid.
That is the test, will Hillary fly in middle America? To that I say, John Kerry did amongst caucus voters. In fact, the Massachusetts liberal won 37% of the Iowa caucuses. If Hillary’s running, I don’t think she’ll have a problem. Obama presents a bigger problem than middle America in my opinion.