Clark won't have to "mess up." He is hopeless from the beginning. As is every other, current, candidate. There does not appear to be a Jimmy Carter in the wings.
I have not yet be able to get my brain around the idea of "Hillary in '08." I think the more exposure Hillary gets the more luster she will lose. I don't have any great rationale. It's just my "take" on Hillary.
If not Hillary, who in 2008?
Now, that's will be a fight.
I think Ford of Tennessee will shake things up.
I think Watts of (is it Oklahoma?) will shake things up.
I think Condoleeza Rice will shale things up.
T think Sharpton will be singing an obbligato from the sidelines.
You are who you say you are. Your children are who you say you are.