Obama and Clinton: The best and brightest

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By Jeffry Gardner

We put a man on the moon and returned him safely to Earth. More than once, even.

Inspired yet? More Nobel laureates and millionaires are in the Obama administration than ever before. Feel a tingle down your leg maybe?

All of the pieces are in place for a remarkable turn of events.

For the first time in our history, a sitting president will face a primary challenge from a member of his own cabinet. If this isn’t hope and change, what is?

As Barack Obama’s poll numbers continue to plummet, one can only imagine Hillary Clinton, pacing about her office in the State Department, trying to decide when to resign her post and prepare for her second run for the White House. I give her to year’s end.

But before she takes that leap, let’s all recall how her remarkable ineptness opened the door for the current Nightmare in Chief.

Track back for a moment to the spring of 2008.  Clinton was what odds makers call the “moral lock cinch” for her party’s nomination. She had the money. She had the machine. She even had Bill, a former president himself, remember? Were the stars aligned for this woman or what?

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