2:00 pm Nov. 19, 2012
If you didn't make it to the very last question of Tina Brown's long lament for Newsweek in New York magazine, the buzzy magazine editor was asked whether she still supports the idea of Hillary Clinton for president.
"To end where we began, Citizen Tina and American politics: Are you gearing up for Hillary in 2016, or is the Clinton moment over?" wondered Michael Kinsley.
"Citizen Tina—thanks for that—would hike across America for Hillary," Brown said. "I’ve seen her up close in action in our Women in the World events, and she’s so unbelievably compelling. I want her to get her two years off, cut her hair again, freshen up those old pantsuits, and hit the trail running."
Brown put Clinton on her first cover at Newsweek, just like she did for the first issue of the short-lived Talk back in 1999. Explaining the Newsweek cover, and the access-y profile of "Hillary's War" for gender equity, Brown said the Secretary of State "in fact, has actually at last met her moment, in a sense."
But she's not alone in hoping there's a bigger moment four years hence.
Last week, Warren Buffett endorsed Clinton's candidacy, shortly after the Buffalo News, which he owns, also issued an exceedingly early endorsement of Clinton for president.