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Clinton Concession

Obama Presents Broom to the Wizards Tonight

Reny Monk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Reny Monk

What magic did the boy-wizard use to achieve his victory? Bow and arrow, lance and rocks, gun powder and lead. "No," he replied, "Just math." It has been like Eliot Ness, using the IRS to take down the mob.

Concession Revisited: What I Wish I'd Heard Her Say

Peter Clothier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Clothier

I wish Hillary had been able to transcend that constantly reiterated "I" and exhort her followers to embrace the perspective of "we". That might have done something to influence obdurate positions.

How Bo Diddley Can Teach Hillary Clinton a Note or Two

Gloria Feldt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gloria Feldt

I never paid attention to Bo Diddley's lyrics; I was simply moved by the rhythms. But the passing of Hillary Clinton's campaign makes them seem quite relevant.

Jason Linkins

CBS' Schieffer Gives Props To Clinton: 'Yesterday, She Showed Us Her Best'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Out of all the words spewed forth every Sunday morning, few are as thoughtful or as carefully considered as those of CBS' Bob Schieffer, who took some...

What Women Want

Kelly Nuxoll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kelly Nuxoll

Clinton's tenacity, her desire to be a model intelligent women in the public sphere influencing governance, has turned the scarlet letter she has been made to wear-- A for Ambition-- into a badge of honor.

Little Women: A Sad, Sad Story of Stereotypes

Linda Hansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Linda Hansen

I'm sixty years old. I can't recall a time--ever--that any man who lost a close election demanded "time to adjust to the pain of losing" before conceding. Hillary lost a close one and got a case of the vapors.

Time And Tide Wait For No Woman

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

We can credit Hillary with many gifts, among them, however, is not a mastery of timing: The "experience" candidate's campaign is a textbook example of right things done at wrong times.

Hillary's Swan Song

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sherman Yellen

Hillary seemed to be saying "with my departure from the race the world is left to geese and fools like Obama." Not a word about McCain. Nobody ever expected better of her. Wait -- somebody did. Me.

Sam Stein

Pelosi, Reid, Dean Go Public: Democrats Need To Endorse

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Updated With Statement Below In the absence of a concession speech from Sen. Hillary Clinton on Tuesday night, top figures in the Democratic Party we...

Seth Colter Walls

Clinton Open To Vice President Slot, But Continues Push For Top Spot

HuffingtonPost.com | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Huffington Post has learned that Sen. Hillary Clinton's reported openness to the vice presidential slot on an Obama-led ticket, as first noted by ...

A Message to Hillary Clinton, Part 1: "Don't Look Back"

Hilary Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hilary Rosen

Make your case based on the electability argument. It may be persuasive. Don't stir up our base with anger and the irrationality of the "if onlys."

Obama Won't Wait For Clinton Concession To Declare Victory

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama campaign is not worried about the tempest that erupted at a Washington, D.C., hotel on Saturday when top Clinton adviser Harold Ickes threat...

Clinton's Hail Mary

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

The letter is a window into the post-rational mind of Hillary Clinton in the waning days of her lifelong dream. It's a doomed Hail Mary, with its typos and misrepresentations and flat-footed play for sentiment.

Sam Stein

Clinton Calls To Congratulate Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Moments after Sen. Barack Obama concluded his victory speech in Houston, Texas, his campaign received a call from Sen. Hillary Clinton congratulating ...