We are about to see a live political evisceration like no other — Hillary Clinton, in full knowledge that there are bastards out there who have been waiting for her for years, is going to run for the Democratic Presidential nomination:
Democratic Senator Hillary Clinton has taken the first step towards running for the US presidency in 2008.
Ms Clinton, 59, wife of former president Bill, announced her move on her website, saying “I’m in to win”.
Ms Clinton said she planned to answer questions in web chats on three consecutive nights, starting on Monday.
Her announcement brings to five the number of Democratic presidential hopefuls.