We may earn a commission from links on this page.

We’ve been down this road before and will traverse it many times before this comes to pass, but I will not pass up an opportunity to say, each time: Oh HELL no.


Per The Hill, Clinton the younger said:

“I think my family ... is being really well represented,” she said. “But if that were to change, if my city councillor were to retire, if my congresswoman were to retire, my senators, and I thought that I could make a positive impact, then I think I would really have to ask my answer to that question [of whether to run for office].”

“For me it’s a definite no now but it’s a definite maybe in the future because who knows what the future is going to bring?” she added.


It’s true, no one can know what the future holds. But it’s always a safe bet that people who are born into political dynasties (even failed ones) will enter the family business eventually. It’s a matter of when, not if.